‘Showing Loyalty to Customers’ has always been Alok Gupta’s Success Mantra

Alok Gupta, CEO at Softmart Solutions

With several awards and accolades to his credit, Alok Gupta, CEO at Softmart Solutions is a name to reckon with. Having embarked on his journey more than two decades ago, Gupta has come a long way and successfully steered his multi-product software distribution company on the path to success. He was recently appointed as the Chairperson of the Infotech Software Dealers’ Association (ISODA) and has also contributed as a technical consultant to some of the popular books (written by his friend & author Vivek Sood), including Cyberlaw simplified (published 2001),…

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The key to Success Lies in Focusing on Niche Markets: Alok Gupta, MD, Unistal Systems Pvt Ltd

Alok Gupta of Unistal Systems

When he first entered the IT industry in 1990, Alok Gupta of Unistal Systems joined Nashsoft Systems, an anti-virus software distributing company, as the sales & support executive. In his role, he was responsible for marketing its anti-virus software while also heading seven of its branches across India. During his three and a half years stint at Bangalore-based Nashsoft, he rose to the position of country manager, helping the company achieve a market share of close to 94%. But Gupta was quick to realize that his calling lay elsewhere, and…

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L. Ashok – A Leading Technopreneur and A First-Generation Entrepreneur


When he first embarked on his career around 34 years ago, Ashok Lakshmichandran, MD, Futurenet Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd., was primarily interested in biomedical engineering. But it was his fascination and proclivity for microprocessors, logic-driven computing, assembly language programming that motivated him to join the IT bandwagon. Following his passion for IT, L. Ashok began his journey as a technical support engineer even as personal computers were slowly making their way into the Indian market. Now that he has spent more than three decades of his life in the industry,…

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Dhriti Mallick – A Virtual Storyteller at Heart and By Profession!

Dhriti Mallick, Director, DISL, and Owner of DcVision

A virtual storyteller, an entrepreneur, and a coaching & administrative career expert, Dhriti Mallick is no ordinary woman. After the success of her IT training organization, Didactics IT Solutions (DISL), she came up with another equally brilliant idea in the form of a book cafe. That is how her second venture, ‘BoiThek’, came into existence. But, for Dhriti, the sky has always been the limit, as she soon resolved to take her passion for IT to the next level. In 2017, when she first discovered Virtual Reality, she instantly knew…

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Taking the Legacy Forward-Paresh Lodha, Sujata Computers

Paresh Lodha, CEO, Sujata Computers, takes great pride in being the 2nd generation entrepreneur. He draws inspiration from his father Dr. Sumatilal Lodha, who established the venture in 1999 and later guided Sujata Computers to greater heights. A highly passionate and motivated individual, Paresh has always been very fascinated with computers. Since childhood, he aspired to learn and do something remarkable with it. His passion for learning more about computers led him to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Computers Science from the University of Pune, followed by a Masters in…

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Devesh Aggarwal of Compusoft knows How to Pave His Own Road to Success

Devesh Aggarwal Compusof

Passionate about computers, Devesh took it as a hobby, even as he spent much of his time working on his computer. Little did he know that his life was about to transform forever when he embarked on his entrepreneurial journey and launched his company-Compusoft Advisors in 1997. That was the first turning point in Devesh’s life, and one that brought along with it scores of opportunities in terms of business growth & expansion. Post that, and for over two decades now, Devesh has managed to scale Compusoft to greater heights…

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Treading the Path Less Taken – Manasi Saha, Macaws Infotech

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Based in Kolkata, Manasi Saha is among those women entrepreneurs who like to tread the path less taken. An adventure seeker, a go-getter, and an athlete, Manasi has also exhibited her skills at national level high-jumping. Her decision to set up Macaws Infotech, a woman-owned & managed venture, was only a natural step further, as she longed to create her niche in the IT industry. Having established Macaws in 1999, she has come a long way to become one of the most successful women entrepreneurs in the IT fraternity. Currently,…

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How Synoptiq Infosolutions ensured business continuity amidst the pandemic?

Synoptiq Infosolutions

The IT Channel Partner community in India, like every other industry, also bore the brunt of the deadly coronavirus breakout. A series of restrictions were announced by the Indian government, which also required everyone to maintain and follow the norms of social distancing. However, despite the mounting business challenges, some channel partners decided to take everything into their stride. A popular face among them is Rajeev Mamidanna. Mamidanna registered his company-Synoptiq Infosolutions in December 2019 and initiated operations in February. But to his surprise, the lockdown was announced right after…

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