"The information technology industry (Satyam) is happy to leave 2008-09 behind," Pradeep Gupta, chairman of the CyberMedia, said at the awards ceremony at the Taj Palace Hotel here on Thursday night, Sep 17.
"It was a year of turmoil, global downturn, slowdown in the Indian market and the Satyam saga. The biggest surprise to us was the slowdown in the domestic market, compared with the continued growth in services exports." he said.
Wipro chairman Azim Premji received the Lifetime Achievement Award, while Arvind Rao of OnMobile was named the Pathbreaker of the Year.