The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) announced on Thursday that Salil Parekh, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Indian tech giant Infosys will join its board of directors. USISPF said that as CEO and MD, Parekh sets the strategic direction of one of India’s most notable information technology (IT) giants, while nurturing a strong leadership team to drive its execution.
US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) chairman John Chambers said on Wednesday that India will continue its pursuit to become the world’s number one. Chambers predicted that in 2024, “India will keep tracking towards ultimately becoming the number one economy in the world (as I predicted back in June, with the Prime Minister by my side).”
India’s communications, electronics and information technology minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, who is currently visiting Silicon Valley with his team, had a series of closed- door meetings with Stanford University professors to chip-making corporates Intel and Applied Materials as well as with IT-based industry leaders and venture capitalists.
John Chambers said at the TiEcon 2023 grand keynote: “I think the most strategic relationship of the world is between our countries – US and India. So what have I been doing since I left Cisco? I’m doing for the first time in my business career what I love the most, which is nurturing young companies and helping them to grow.”
Over 200 Khalistan supporters protesting against the Indian police crackdown on Punjab-based separatist Amritpal Singh, attacked the Indian Consulate in San Francisco on Sunday, March 19 injuring two consulate staff members.
Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS) has urged the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to “urgently consider extending the H1B grace period to 180 days”.
The Indian American community, think tanks and venture capitalists welcomed former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s appointment as the next U.S. Ambassador to India, a move they say will help both countries achieve critical goals in decarbonization, human development, economic resilience and trade growth.
In light of the sudden collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President and CEO of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum’s Startup Connect Program said he wants to call on the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury Department to consider an orderly resolution that fully preserves the insured and uninsured deposits.
Applause and appreciation have started flowing in after President Joe Biden nominated Ajay Banga, vice chairman of General Atlantic and a former president and chief executive of MasterCard, to be the next president of the World Bank.
US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) hosted an industry roundtable with Geoffrey Pyatt, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State. The roundtable allowed forum members to discuss the clean energy transition in India and how a U.S.-India collaboration could help accelerate the deployment of clean energy solutions.
In the first part of the series on the Indian budget for 2023-24, indica spoke to Mukesh Aghi, the president and CEO of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
Mukesh Aghi, chairman of the US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF), expects the relationship between the US and India “to broaden, get deeper and stronger” under the Joe Biden administration.
Ritu Jha- BJ Arun, TiE Silicon Valley president, called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lockdown of India for 21 days in an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, a bold step; and a couple hours after Modi’s speech the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) asked the US businesses with off-shore offices for input on whether […]