ABB Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Guido Jouret received the NASSCOM Global Leadership Award on Monday at the WCIT-NASSCOM ILF 2018 conference in Hyderabad, India. With the award the main trade organization of Indian IT-BPM companies recognizes Jouret’s leadership in the IT sector in India.
A technology strategist, Jouret has over 24 years of experience in the IT-sector and is committed to creating high-tech solutions for businesses in digital transformations. Jouret is the driving force behind ABB Ability™, the company’s unified, cross-industry digital capability — extending from device to edge to cloud — with devices, systems, solutions, services and a platform, enabling customers to increase productivity and efficiency.
“It has always been my passion and focus to drive innovation and build transformational businesses to benefit customers across sectors. Today, the world faces some of the biggest challenges of providing greener power, transportation, and automation to people and industry,” said Jouret. “At ABB, we are using our deep domain knowledge and experience of developing software for 40 years with ABB AbilityTM, our industry leading portfolio of digital solutions, to solve these problems. It is a pleasure to witness and be a part of discussions about the future of work and digital disruption with other prominent leaders across the globe at the NASSCOM India Leadership Summit 2018.”
Jouret has built an extensive experience in Silicon Valley. He was Chief Technology Officer at Nokia Technologies and Cisco. He also ran Cisco’s Emerging Technologies Group, where he became an authority of the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and digitalization.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. www.abb.com
NASSCOM® is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPM industries in India. NASSCOM is a global trade body with more than 2100 members, which include both Indian and multinational companies that have a presence in India. NASSCOM's member and associate member companies are broadly in the business of software development, software services, software products, consulting services, BPO services, e-commerce & web services, engineering services and animation and gaming. NASSCOM’s membership base constitutes over 95% of the industry revenues in India and employs over 3.5 million professionals.