Newgen Software, a leading global provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Customer Communication Management (CCM), and Case Management solutions, today announced that its CEO and MD, Mr. Diwakar Nigam, has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Franchise India Entrepreneur of the Year’ award for ‘Innovation in Technology’. Entrepreneur India Awards are billed as India’s most prestigious awards for entrepreneurship. Mr. Nigam was honoured for growing Newgen into a highly innovative, world-class IT company that has led the Indian software products industry’s foray onto the world stage.

“I am both honoured and humbled to receive this coveted award,” said Mr.Nigam. “Innovation and futuristic vision is what keeps Newgen at the leading edge of technology. Our mission is to transform the way global enterprises work in a digital world, and to enable our customers to achieve new levels of success. We will continue to nurture this mission and ensure that Newgen is the technology partner of choice for growth-focused businesses worldwide,” he added.

A founding member of NASSCOM, Mr. Nigam is one of the key contributors to NASSCOM’s anti-piracy taskforce. He is also amongst the founder circle members of the Indian Software Product Story Roundtable (iSPIRT), an industry association that primarily thrives to provide a level playing field for Indian software companies in domestic government procurements. The objective is to get a policy in place to encourage made-in-India software products and eventually develop India into a software hub for global market. Mr. Nigam started Newgen in 1992 with the vision of ‘One World, One Workplace’. The company is focused on enabling digital transformation for its customers, helping them create sustainable competitive edge and market leadership. Driven by innovation, Newgen invests 12%-15% of its revenues each year in research and development, and is credited with 40 technology patents.

The 4th edition of the award ceremony was held on July 18, 2014 at Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Surajkund, New Delhi. The awards recognised and facilitated achievers, innovators and suppliers, who have contributed significantly towards the development of entrepreneurship in India.

About Newgen

Newgen Software Technologies Limited is a leading global provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Content management (ECM), Customer Communication Management and Case Management, with a global footprint of 1100+ installations in over 57 countries with large, mission-critical solutions deployed at the world’s leading banks, insurance firms, BPO’s, healthcare organisations, government, telecom companies and shared service centers.

Newgen’s Quality Systems are certified against ISO 9001:2008 and Information Security Standard, ISO 27001:2005. Newgen has been assessed at CMMi Level3.

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