Mumbai: The Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India (CCICI) has appointed ESDS’ Chairman Piyush Somani as the new President. Somani will take charge of CCICI’s past President Pamela Kumar.
Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India (CCICI) is an independent, not-for-profit, vendor-neutral body of professionals from industry, academia and government. The cloud computing body made its decision considering Somani’s experience, expertise and contribution towards the cloud technology sector.
Established in the year 2013, CCICI works towards spreading India’s perspective and representing Indian interests in international cloud forums.
With the aim to provide an open collaborative platform to accelerate the adoption and innovation of cloud computing technologies in India. It has formed 7 working groups towards achieving the goal.
“The CCICI is dedicated towards the growth of the cloud computing sector in India. Our decision to appoint Mr Somani has been made with respect to his years of dedication and work towards building the cloud computing sector in the country and his active contribution to CCICI for the last 6 years,” said Ignesius Ernest Thambyraj, Director General of Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India.
“We welcome and look forward to having Mr Somani on board as the president and work towards creating visionary solutions for the Cloud sector,” added Thambyraj.
“It is my honour to serve and be a part of the CCICI as the President. I thank and convey my appreciation to the jury members for their decision. Throughout these years of being a part of the cloud technology sector it has been my constant practice to keep doing innovative work,” said Piyush Somani, CMD and Chairman, ESDS Software Solution Limited.
“Myself, ESDS and CCICI, have been working towards Cloud transformation in India and seamless Cloud on-boarding of customers as well as systematic Cloud migrations within multiple Cloud platforms.”
“I believe the Cloud sector has so much potential and with the help of the right minds and dedication we can do ground-breaking work in the cloud technology sector in India as well as globally,” added Somani.