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Debjani Ghosh

Debjani Ghosh is the 5th President of The National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM), who took office on the 2nd of April 2018. 

A veteran of the technology industry, and a stanch champion of gender diversity in corporate India, Debjani was the first woman to lead Intel India, Manufacturers' Association for Information Technology (MAIT), and now NASSCOM. Over her illustrious career spanning over two decades, she held diverse leadership roles across geographies in South and Southeast Asia at Intel. 

She is a firm believer in the power of technology in enhancing lives and livelihoods, leveraging it for societal good. She was instrumental in developing Intel’s ‘Digital Nation’ strategy to support India's digital transformation, working with the government to accelerate technology adoption in India, especially as an enabler of inclusive growth and development. As NASSCOM Presidents, she plans to accentuate innovation and skilling to enable individuals and companies to leverage disruptive technologies such as AI. 

In January 2018, she was felicitated by the President of India under the auspices of the “First Ladies” program, which honours exceptional female pioneers in their fields. Over the last five years, she has been consecutively named as one of the 20 Most Powerful Women in Business in India by Fortune magazine. 

Debjani holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Osmania University in Hyderabad, and an MBA in marketing from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research in Mumbai.

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