Thursday, May 5, 2016

#NASSCOM & #Facebook to launch software 'Product Design Initiative' in India

To evangelize the product design ecosystem in India, NASSCOM today announced its partnership with Facebook to build a `Product Design Initiative’ in the country. This will be a flagship program of the NASSCOM Product Council and will aim to support 500+ product startups on product design and train 5,000+ product designers over a period of two years.

Julie Zhuo, VP, Product Design, Facebook said, "The Product Design ecosystem is evolving swiftly and to seize this growth we need to solve a few challenges such as a growing need for skilled designers and better design tools to produce great designs more effectively. At Facebook, we are passionate about design and would like to work alongside industry to foster innovation in product design in India, a country known for great technology and engineering talent." She further added, "We are pleased to join hands with NASSCOM and through this initiative support and mentor the design community in India.".