Som Mittal

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Som Mittal
Som Mittal in WEF, 2009.jpg
OccupationFormer President of NASSCOM

Som Mittal is an Indian business executive with more than three decades of experience in the IT and automotive sectors. The Financial Express of India called him an industry "doyen."[1]

Education and early career[edit]

Mittal received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He began his career in the engineering and automotive industry serving at Larsen & Toubro, Escorts and Denso from 1975 to 1989.

Career in IT[edit]

He set up the Data Security Council of India which promotes data protection and develops best practices for security and privacy.[2]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Recently the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) gave him a lifetime achievement award for dedication to the growth of the Global ICT industry.[3] Other achievements include Business Leader of the Year by Rotary International and a distinguished alumni award from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.


  1. ^ Hector, Darlington Jose (16 December 2003). "Soms exit from Nasscom, a massive loss". Financial Express. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
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