Senior Director, Global Trade Development, NASSCOM

Gagan Sabharwal, Senior Director of NASSCOM leads the International Trade Policy initiative and is Head of Strategic Market initiatives for the industry. He heads the relationship with Japan, China & Germany in creating Digital Cooperation in the field of IOT, Big Data, AI, Robotics Process Automation, Industry 4.0.

His work oversees policy affairs / outreach for the US, EU, UK, Canada and various other markets. He is the voice of the industry on matters related to – Business policy issues, Mobility issues (Visas & Totalisation), International Taxation matters, International Bilateral and Multi-lateral Agreements and Policy Affairs.

As head of the Strategic markets initiatives, he spends bulk of his efforts around forging alliances with China, Japan and Germany promoting Co-create theme under Smart manufacturing, IOT and Industry 4.0 initiatives for the industry including Startup’s.

Gagan has been with NASSCOM since 2008. He has rich experience of more than 22 years out of which 16 years has been with IT-BPO industry. Before joining NASSCOM, he was managing APAC and EMEA region for various software companies including Indian and American. He has been part of various Corporations that specialised in IT Products, Services and eLearning solutions and worked extensively in EMEA and APAC region.