ASIRT (Association of System Integrators & Retailers in Technology), the IT association that is committed towards the growth and progress of System Integrators (SIs) and IT Retailers in India has recently held their yearly elections and announced its new Managing Committee (BOARD).
Right from its inception in 2012, ASIRT has been promoting collaboration amongst its members with the aim to expand on business segments and to cover larger areas of operations. The association has been adopting transparency in operations and relations and nurtures member talent and creation of values. ASIRT has been instrumental in building this value-chain with the help of its flagship event, Techday that is conducted every month and has the active support of Principal Companies and Vendors as Sponsors besides active participation by its Members.
The Governing Board of ASIRT consists of 14+ Members, with the oldest one third elected Board Members retiring every year while continuing for maximum two Terms of three years each. The agenda of the Board is to ensure that the association is aligned with the business needs of all partners, large or small and act as their enabler by helping them with their business growth.
The new ASIRT Managing Committee is as listed below –
|1||Chairman||Tushar Parekh||Silicon Netsecure Pvt. Ltd.|
|2||President||Tushar Shah||Paths Enterprise|
|3||Secretary||Nilesh Kadakia||Neotech Infocom|
|4||Treasurer||Hiten Shah||Zeta Infotech|
|5||Chief Advisor||Jiten Mehta||Magnamious Systems Pvt. Ltd.|
|6||Chief Mentor||Chetan Shah||Xpress Computers Ltd.|
|7||Vice President||Sanjay Ruparel||Ruparel Computers Pvt. Ltd.|
|8||Vice President||Shirish Marathe||COMPetc|
|9||Vice President||Jayesh Sompura||Active Infocom|
|10||Board Member||Amit Shah||TAS Technologies|
|11||Board Member||Bharat Chheda||N-Tech Automation|
|12||Board Member||Jitendra Gupta||Pioneer IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.|
|13||Co-Opt Member||Manish Kapasi||Avion Electronics Pvt. Ltd.|
|14||Co-Opt Member||Kaustubh Kulkarni||Fusion Softwares & Systems Pvt. Ltd.|
While commenting on the formation of the new Board, Tushar Parekh, the association’s Chairman commented that ASIRT is today Mumbai’s largest aggregation of Indian ISVs, SIs, Resellers and Cloud Platform providers. Currently, ASIRT has about 200+ Members from the MMR region. “Our immediate objective is to help partners revive their businesses from the downturn caused due to lockdown. We are helping the partners to coordinate, link up and help each other to improve their businesses in mutually beneficial ways. In the long-term perspective, we want to improve the reach of ASIRT so that the Members can get the maximum benefit of their services and solutions and work more efficiently. We are also aligned with other IT Associations and join hands to provide the SI communities a level playing business environment and trade practices,” he said.
Further adding to it, Tushar Shah, President – ASIRT said, “ASIRT works to create a unified SI & Retail ecosystem and acts as a strong voice working as a bridge between Vendors & the SI community for mutual benefit. It also organizes training sessions “TechEdge” which help in garnering more knowledge and technology updates for the benefit of its Members and their employees. ASIRT also arranges Picnics, Online Live Music shows, and the Annual cricketing event – ACPL, which helps in increased bonding and trust amongst its Members and gain traction for introducing different IT solutions to their clientele.”