FC Kohli Death:
|Real Name:||FC Kohli|
|Place Of Death:||India|
|Date Of Death:||Nov 26, 2020|
|Profession:||Largest India’s IT software Exporter & Tech Industrialist|
Indian industrialist often referred to as the father of Indian software, FC Kohli died on Thursday at the age of 96.
He was a veteran of Tata Group, the founder and CEO of TCS, India’s largest software exporter.
“FC Kohli was a visionary who created an industry that transformed every part of India. Many generations of men and women in India owe it to him to boost the IT industry, which has created millions of high-quality jobs.
“The map, most importantly, helped us believe in the technological power to solve society’s challenges,” said Ramkumar Ramamori, a former Cognizant India president who worked with FC Kohli at TCS to work closely with him for decades.
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“He was always looking for the next border. “He started talking about computer systems in Indian languages in the nineties. His eternal experience was that we do nothing for electronic devices,” Ganesh Natarajan, former Nasscom chairman, told ET NOW.
ET NOW understands that the software body Nasscom had virtual condolence with the members of its executive committee after the news of Kohli’s death. Tata Sons և TCS will submit announcements in the next few hours.
FC Kohli was born in Peshawar, British India, in 1924. On March 19.
He moved to Peshawar and graduated from the Bachelor and Bachelor’s (Hons) Faculty of Government at Lahore Men’s College, Punjab University in Lahore, where he was the University Gold Medalist.
In 1948 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (Hons).
He then worked for a year at the Canadian General Electric Company, and in 1950 graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a master’s degree in electrical engineering.
In early August 1951, he returned to India and joined Tata Electric. In September 1969, he became CEO of Tata Consultancy Services. In 1974, he was appointed CEO of TCS; in 1994, Vice President.
TCS was founded in 1968 with its headquarters in Mumbai, and F C Kohli was appointed as the first CEO. He was President of NASSCOM from 1995-96.