Says will utilise his leadership skills to spearhead the drive to a larger audience for all important issues and challenges
MAIT, the apex body representing India’s IT hardware, training and R&D services sectors, has appointed SR Vijay Shankar, Head of Government Affairs, Karnataka & Corporate Affairs Group Marketing for Intel Technology, South Asia from Bangalore as the Chairman of its South Chapter.
S R Vijay Shankar will be the in charge for south region to increase efficiency and spur innovation through Workshops, Sessions and Conclaves to bring widespread awareness and develop collaborative relationships amongst MAIT Members including SMEs, MSMEs and Entrepreneurs’ for local manufacturing, IT Penetration and Digitalisation. Vijay Shankar will utilise his leadership skills to spearhead the drive to a larger audience for all important issues and challenges in the south and enhance engagement with the state government for best results.
Welcoming the appointment of S R Vijay Shankar, Anwar Shirpurwala, Executive Director, MAIT, said, “I feel delighted to announce the appointment of Vijay Shankar as the Chairman of South Chapter as we navigate through the evolving and expanding landscape for our initiatives in the south region. Shankar will lead MAIT for all important collaborations with the state government for IT manufacturing zones, development of IT manufacturing hubs in other cities with an aim to improve IT penetration and digitalisation in the region.”
S R Vijay Shankar commented, “I am honoured that MAIT chose me to lead MAIT’s initiatives in the south region when local manufacturing has attained more importance than ever. I am also thrilled that I will have the ability to drive MAIT’s agenda to fulfill its mission of developing a globally competitive Indian IT Industry, promote Digital India and strengthen the role of IT in national economic development.”