Indian talent and innovation will be the beating heart of this edition of DES | Digital Business World Congress. The country of famous Taj Mahal is now one of the fastest growing IT market and home for over 4,750 tech start-ups (the highest number in the world after the United States and Great Britain) and leading IT firms like UST-Global, Wipro, Tata, Infosys, TCS and Tech Mahindra. India will be one of the main protagonists of the Show as Guest Country Partner, with a strong representation of innovative companies gathered within the Indian Pavilion and at the Digital Business World Congress, where global tech leaders from India will reveal the success of Indian Tech Ecosystem and as a global talent generator.
Nowadays, India is the top-rated offshoring destination for IT companies across the world and ranks third in the global rank of the most attractive destinations for technology globally. The IT industry in India continues its dynamic growth, reaching US$ 155 billion in 2017, whereas the total IT & ITeS industry this year has already crossed US$ 1.2 trillion, transforming the country’s economy and positioning India as one of the most important developing IT Hubs to watch.
What is more, Indian IT export is projected to grow at 7-8 per cent in 2017-18, while creating 130,000-150,000 new jobs during the same period, which results in the increase of the development and diversification of the offerings, as well as generating new products and solutions within blockchain, artificial intelligence, telco and more.
Indian representation in the management of world’s companies is more and more significant, to name just CEOs of such leading corporations as Microsoft, Google or MasterCard. The country, referred sometimes as “the factory of leaders”, responds to the growing need of highly-qualified engineers, computer science specialists and software developers, adjusting its educational system and creating unique tech and science environment.