F. C. Kohli

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Faqir Chand Kohli (19 March 1924 – 26 November 2020), popularly known as F. C. Kohli, was an Indian engineer and software businessman. He was known as the Father of the Indian Software Industry.[1][2]

He was the founder[3] and first CEO[4] of Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest[5] software company. He was the deputy general manager of the Tata Power Company. He was Chairman of the Board of Governors of College of Engineering, Pune.

Kohli died of a heart attack on 26 November 2020 at the age of 96.[6]

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  1. "F C Kohli, Founder of TCS @ Rotman". Business Week. Archived from the original on 10 November 2006. Retrieved 6 June 2007.
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  4. "Tata Consultancy Services Limited: The Pioneer in the Indian IT Industry". Archived from the original on 18 June 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  5. "TCS bags $536.5 million deal from UK's Network Rail". Times of India. Archived from the original on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  6. "Founder and first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services FC Kohli passes away". CNBC TV18. 26 November 2020. Retrieved 26 November 2020.