Prashant Jain links Japan India
"It doesn't matter whether Japanese companies choose India or China for doing software development offshore.
They tend to fail either way, because the problem is not in India or China, but in Japan."
At only 36, Prashant Jain, founder and President of Softbridge Pte Ltd, seems young to be making such judgments.
But the India-born Jain has had wide global exposure in his
life and career so far, working throughout Asia for tech companies from Israel and Japan, as well in the U.S. for a dotcom.
The problem Jain set out to solve when he founded Softbridge in Tokyo in June 2002 was the failure of Japanese companies to successfully move software development projects offshore despite crushing financial pressures to reap the cost benefits of doing so.
We recently met with Jain
and asked him to analyze this failure and describe his
- We'll take your word on that, Prashant
But we clearly agree that you have identified a key problem in Japan's IT sector, and we look forward to hearing more about Softbridge's progress.
Prashant Jain, CEO