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VK Mathews Elected as Chairman of IT Industry body GTECH

In Business
May 11, 2022

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:
V.K Mathews, Executive Chairman of IBS Software, has been elected as the Chairman of GTech, the industry body of IT & ITeS companies in Kerala.
Sreekumar V, Center Head of Tata Elxsi, is the new Secretary of GTech.

The new office bearers of GTech (Group of Technology Companies) for 2022-2024 were announced here today.

Founded in 2001 and currently having a membership base of over 200 companies representing 90% of the IT employees in Kerala, GTech acts as the reference point for the IT industry by working closely with the Government of Kerala in promoting the state as an emerging IT/BPM destination.

Through its various initiatives, GTech aims at enabling an ecosystem best suited for transformative and inclusive growth and proactively works towards the enhancement of the social and economic development of all stakeholders.

Commenting on his new role, Mathews said “GTech has been instrumental in bringing key changes in the IT community in the state of Kerala. Role of GTECH is to facilitate the accelerated growth of the IT industry in Kerala by promoting and supporting existing IT companies, IT start-ups, working with the Government and engaging key influencers to mobilize public support for the industry. It is estimated that one IT job creates four indirect employment opportunities for the public, hence IT industry is critical for the socio-economic development of the state”.