Last week we published the Part 1 of the interview with Sharad Sharma, co-founder and Governing Council member of iSPIRT, ex Chair of NASSCOM Product Forum and a member of the Executive Council from 2009-13.
The Part 2 of the article talks about initiatives by NASSCOM, Sharad’s role in the organization, on entrepreneurship, funding advice for startups and key areas which interests Sharad as an investor.
[Edited Excerpts : In conversation with Sharad Sharma]
Inc42: Tell us your role in NASSCOM as a member of Executive Council and as the head of Product Forum ?
Sharad: I was the NASSCOM Product Forum Chair and EC member for 4 years till April 2013. During this time we re-invigorated the product related efforts inside NASSCOM. This included repositioning of NASSCOM Product Conclave into a community led event which made it enormously successful.
Inc42: How is NASSCOM 10k initiative and other events like product conclaves helping startups?