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Hoping for a “business-friendly administration”, Infosys chief Vishal Sikka says Trump himself is an entrepreneur and a business leader and therefore, he “expects that this will be the case where business and innovation friendly regime.”

Greyhound Research Chief Analyst and CEO Sanchit Vir Gogia said better-skilled jobs including coding and maintenance are likely to remain unaffected given their scarce availability and exclusivity.

Also, its critical to remember that most US-based companies (including many Fortune 500s) are deeply invested (and dependent) on Indian IT Service providers and neither they nor the Trump administration is in a position to make drastic changes, he said.

“Given the current sentiment, in 2017 we can well expect Indian IT Service providers to use multiple channels including both US-based and Indian lobby groups, open forums and university programs to engage with the Trump administration,” he added.

[India Today]

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