Hyderabad: Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates and the late FC Kohli, were conferred with the TiE Lifetime Achievement Award at the by the Hyderabad chapter of the TiE Global Summit 2020. Bill Gates was chosen for his outstanding contribution to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the world, late FC Kohli known as the doyen of Indian IT.
Bill Gates, during the event said, “Innovation is the key, be it in a pandemic or climate change. I and my partner, when we started Microsoft, firmly believed this. Innovation and creativity only can make a better world”. Mrs. FC Kohli received the award on the behalf of the late FC Kohli, who was the founder and first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services. He is regarded as the father of Indian IT Industry.