Som Mittal

Som Mittal Former Chairman & President

Former Chairman and President of NASSCOM

Som Mittal is the former Chairman and President of NASSCOM, the premier trade body for the IT-BPM Industry in India. He held the position of President, NASSCOM from 2008-13.  

Prior to NASSCOM, Som has held corporate leadership roles in the IT industry at companies such as Wipro, Digital, Compaq and HP. Having held executive roles with Larsen & Toubro, Escorts and Denso. 

Mittal has worked with a wide range of organizations. He served as a member of the Indian Prime Minister’s Committee on National e-Governance, as board member Institutes of Technology and the Global Advisory Council of the WITSA. He Initiated the Digital Literacy Mission in rural areas and was a member of the Committee to review the Bharat Net which will provide broadband connectivity to 250,000 Panchayats. 

He is a member of Board of Directors/Advisory councils of Axis Bank, EXL Service Holdings Inc., TATA Singapore Airlines Ltd.(Vistara), Cyient Ltd., NIIT University and IIT, Indore among others. He is the Chairman Board of Governors of PEC University of Technology. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Council of Indian Railways tasked to develop IT Vision for Railways. 

He holds a B.Tech from IIT Kanpur and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

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