The Dataquest IT Awards of the Year 2010 was presented on December 22, 2010 at the ongoing TiE Entrepreneurial Summit at New Delhi.
Online PR News – 23-December-2010 – – Every year Dataquest, a leading IT magazine, presents the IT Industry Awards to the individuals who have made extra-ordinary contribution to the field of IT Industry. The winners are selected by a jury of eminent individuals from IT industry. The Dataquest IT Awards of the Year 2010 was presented on December 22, 2010 at the ongoing TiE Entrepreneurial Summit at New Delhi.
Shantanu Prakash, Founder and CEO of Educomp Solutions, was recognized as the Dataquest Pathbreaker of the Year 2010 for bringing about significant change in quality of education in Indian schools by effective use of IT.
Dataquest IT Person of the Year 2010 award was conferred on Genpact CEO Pramod Bhasin. As chairman of NASSCOM, Mr. Bhasin was instrumental in building the value framework, driving the quality initiative and championed moving to Tier -2 locations.
Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL and noted philanthropist was conferred the Dataquest Lifetime Contribution award for his overall contribution to Indian IT. Mr. Nadar left a comfortable corporate job to co-found HCL from a single room in Delhi. It was one of the first companies in the world to launch a personal computer.
In 2009 the Dataquest IT Person of the Year Award went to the Government-appointed Board of Satyam headed by Kiran Karnik for its rapid action in averting the largest disaster in the history of corporate India.
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