Padma Duraiswamy Woman Entrepreneur of Year – IT by STPI India 2021

Padma Duraiswamy Woman Entrepreneur of Year – IT by STPI India 2021


Chimera Technologies, a customer-centric and innovative technology company is pleased and proud to announce that its CEO & Co-Founder - Padma Duraiswamy has been named the "Woman Entrepreneur of Year - IT" by STPI (Software Technology Park of India) and the Karnataka State Government, as part of the Bengaluru Tech Summit that began in Bengaluru on Wednesday.


The award was presented by his honourable Minister of IT & BT and S&T Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2021. Industry leaders such as DR. E.V. Ramana Reddy, Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan, Shailendra Tyagi were some of the dignitaries present at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2021.


Apart Chimera, 20 other companies including Infosys who won the IT Ratna of Karnataka’ award for the company’s outstanding performance in IT exports in the above Rs 10,000 crore category., Wipro, Mindtree and TCS, were also awarded ‘IT Pride of Karnataka’ award given by STPI (Software Technology Parks of India).


The STPI IT Export Awards have been awarded by the Govt. of Karnataka to the top performers in the IT/ITES exports. The categories include High Growth in IT/ITES Exports (Exports greater than Rs 5 crore and up to Rs 100 crore), High Growth in IT/ITES Exports (Exports greater than Rs 100 crore and up to Rs 1000 crore). High Growth in IT/ITES Exports (Exports greater than Rs 1000 crore and up to Rs 2000 crore) and many more.


"I am honoured to have received such a prestigious award and we thank our customer's and the entire team of Chimera who has been the pillars of our strength and progress" - Padma Duraiswamy.


She quoted that "It's overwhelming to have been recognised for the efforts made, especially during the dire crisis situation of the global pandemic. As an Entrepreneur being able to adapt during the crisis situation and being able to see beyond the current shift of business is key."


About Padma Duraiswamy:


Padma Duraiswamy, a passionate techno entrepreneur with a deep desire and a dream to make a mark in the industry, turned a garage start-up into an SME which has stood the test of time. The humble beginning of this entrepreneurial journey started with an initial investment of $900. Committed management and financial prudence have helped us grow as a self-funded and debt-free organisation over the last two decades.


She built the business on the foundation of "Quality Service" and “Customer First” approach and with the sole objective to nurture every small beginning into a partnership has helped us to stay focused and committed to serving all our clients with our best possible intent and capabilities and thereby having several long-standing customer relationships spanning over 10+ years in various regions including USA, UK, Germany, Singapore and Hongkong.


About Chimera:


Chimera Technologies is a customer-centric and innovative technology company. It's a lean organization with a consulting lead solution approach with a track record of having delivered about 450+ solutions ranging from end to end product delivery, bespoke application, MVP’s, POC’, concept to delivery for various markets and segments. Looking at a problem statement with a start-up mindset has helped our teams to be innovative in their thinking. Being a nimble and agile organization has helped us quickly adapt to the changing needs of business and technology and always stay ahead of the technology curve.


Its primary services include:


> IT Industries (Software Services)

> IT Application Development and Maintenance Services

> Architecture Consulting

> QA and Testing Service

> UI/UX Consulting Services

> Visual Analytics, Dashboard & Reporting

> Concept to Delivery – An end to end product development service


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