Past winners

2018

IT Person of the Year

Ritesh Agarwal

2018

Lifetime Achievement

Arjun Malhotra

2018

Pathbreaker

RJio

2018

2017

IT Person of the Year

Bhavish Aggarwal

2017

Lifetime Achievement

Ashok Soota

2017

Pathbreaker

A P Hota

2017

Jury's Special Award

Dr. Gulshan Rai

2017

2016

IT Person of the Year

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

2016

Lifetime Achievement

Vineet Nayar

2016

Pathbreaker

Sahil Barua

2016

Jury's Special Award

Bharat Goenka

2016

2015

IT Person of the Year

Rahul Sharma

2015

Lifetime Achievement

Nandan Nilekani

2015

Pathbreaker

Jan Dhan Yojana

2015

2014

IT Person of the Year

Kunal Bahl

2014

Lifetime Achievement

Saurabh Srivastava

2014

Pathbreaker

Dr. Arvind Gupta

2014

Jury's Special Award

Arundhati Bhattacharya

2014

2013

IT Person of the Year

CP Gurnani

2013

Lifetime Achievement

Ajai Chowdhry

2013

Pathbreaker

Aadhaar / Inmobi

2013

2012

IT Person of the Year

Francisco D'Souza

2012

Lifetime Achievement

S Ramadorai

2012

2011

IT Person of the Year

Natrajan Chandrasekaran

2011

Lifetime Achievement

Kiran Karnik

2011

Pathbreaker

Online IT Returns

2011

2010

IT Person of the Year

Pramod Bhasin

2010

Lifetime Achievement

Shiv Nadar

2010

Pathbreaker

Shantanu Prakash

2010

2009

IT Person of the Year

Govt appointed Board of Satyam

2009

Lifetime Achievement

Azim H Premji

2009

Pathbreaker

Arvind Rao

2009

2008

IT Person of the Year

Lakshmi Narayanan

2008

Lifetime Achievement

Prof DB Phatak

2008

Pathbreaker

Sanjeev Bikhchandani

2008

2007

IT Person of the Year

Ajai Chowdhry

2007

Lifetime Achievement

NR Narayana Murthy

2007

Pathbreaker

Project Bhoomi

2007

2006

IT Person of the Year

Nandan Nilekani

2006

Lifetime Achievement

Arun Kumar

2006

Pathbreaker

Project MCA21

2006

2005

IT Person of the Year

Kiran Karnik

2005

Lifetime Achievement

Hemant Sonawala

2005

Pathbreaker

R Chandrasekhar

2005

2004

IT Person of the Year

S Ramadorai

2004

Lifetime Achievement

N Vittal

2004

Pathbreaker

IRCTC

2004

2003

IT Person of the Year

Deepak Puri

2003

Lifetime Achievement

Dr Vijay Bhatkar

2003

Pathbreaker

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

2003

2002

IT Person of the Year

Sunil Bharti Mittal

2002

Lifetime Achievement

Sam Pitroda

2002

Pathbreaker

Raman Roy

2002

2001

IT Person of the Year

Pramod Mahajan

2001

Lifetime Achievement

Dewang Mehta

2001

2000

IT Person of the Year

B Ramalinga Raju

2000

Lifetime Achievement

Dr S Ramani

2000

Pathbreaker

Ajit Balakrishnan

2000

1999

IT Person of the Year

Azim H Premji

1999

Lifetime Achievement

Maj Gen A Balasubrahmanian

1999

Pathbreaker

Infosys

1999

1998

IT Person of the Year

RS Pawar

1998

Lifetime Achievement

Prof HN Mahabala

1998

Pathbreaker

Chandrababu Naidu

1998

1997

IT Person of the Year

Dewang Mehta

1997

Lifetime Achievement

Prof V Rajaraman

1997

Pathbreaker

RH Patil

1997

1996

IT Person of the Year

NR Narayana Murthy

1996

Lifetime Achievement

N Seshagiri

1996

1995

IT Person of the Year

Shiv Nadar

1995

Lifetime Achievement

FC Kohli

1995

1994

IT Person of the Year

Ashok Soota

1994

1993

IT Person of the Year

N Vittal

1993