NISHIR & MAULIK GORDHANDAS: Resourceful Leader of the Cloud Software Industry

Nishir Gordhandas - NWDCo Software Solutions LLP


The utilization of a network of remote servers accessible on the internet is known as cloud computing. Without the need for a local server or a personal computer, these remote servers are used to store, manage, and process data. Cloud computing has some advantages that enable businesses and individuals to improve the use of computer hardware and software. Numerous firms have found that using serverless computer networks can help them provide more on-demand computer system resources.

On a serverless network, these resources include data storage and power for a multitude of platforms. Many businesses have benefited from the development of serverless computing, which has allowed them to save money and gain better access to data. Amongst the several software-providing companies is the renowned NWDCo Software Solutions LLP. The company offers solutions to help its clients automate and upsurge their business.

Here is a candid interview with Nishir Gordhandas, CEO of NWDCo Software Solutions LLP.  

Brief us about the company.

NWDCo Software Solutions LLP is a leading Cloud Software Development company based out of India & Hong Kong. Using technology, we develop innovative business solutions to help our clients scale up their business or automate their business processes. NWDCo has over 20 years of experience in Technovating Business for organizations across Corporates to Startups & various Industries across the globe.  

This April, NWDCo won the Prestigious ‘Amazon Innovator of the Year 2021’. NWDCo has won numerous awards in the past including RED Herring Asia Top 100, 25 Most Promising Cloud Companies, Pandemic Bravery Awards, amongst others.

What were the initial challenges you faced?

Every day is a new challenge. Initially, it was about the client thinking if we can deliver & today, we face a new challenge in innovating solutions within the time, budget & yet exceeding the expectations of the client.

Which was that point that triggered the growth of the company?

There were multiple trigger points, from the time we received Awards to us entering the Hong Kong market to signing up with our first Corporate, each one has helped NWDCo Software Solutions LLP grow. The only constant here was our aim to deliver quality & maintain high standards of data security for our clients.

What is the reason behind your company’s long-standing success?

Our clients. Nearly 95% of our business today is generated through the referrals which are given by our existing clients. Besides that, as a company we emphasize Timely delivery, Data Security & Privacy, Quality assured services all of which have helped our clients multiply their business.

What are the products/services the company focuses on? How are your services different from those in the market?

Our offerings start from Consultancy to developing custom software, mobile app, cloud infrastructure, or a corporate portal / E-com website & digital marketing.

Our USP is to Innovate & build a tailored solution for our client that ensures the software works as per the business & they need not change their business to adapt to the software. With this simple idea in mind, we have been also acknowledged as ‘Innovator of the Year 2021’ by Amazon.

How do you decide to take the company a step further in terms of your products/services?

NWDCo Software Solutions LLP’s motto is Technovating Business, which means – Technology + Innovation for your Business. This simple idea keeps the ball rolling. We always keep the customer in mind & build solutions that can automate their process, as well as keep it extremely simple to use.

Even during the pandemic, we looked at Hospitality Industry & came up with a bunch of solutions to enable Contactless interactions at the hotel. This resulted in us winning the Pandemic Bravery Award in an event supported by the Govt of India.

Is there any new addition to the list of products/services? Anything exciting you would like to share?

This year, we have scaled up our offerings to foray into the World of Blockchain with our futuristic platform – is set to revolutionize the way companies build trust in their offerings & real-time tool to validate the information with the highest standards of security.

Can you please brief us about your professional experience?

NWDCo started as a college hobby in 2001, while still in college, with a web page going Viral & the 1st company asking us to build their website. After that, I completed my MCA from Mumbai University while still building the client base & signed up my first client in Hong Kong. Besides that, my past experiences include stints in the field of IRD (Interest Rates Derivatives) with Erstwhile Bear streams & JP Morgan. During this time, Maulik, my brother & partner completed his Btech in IT & a year at Accenture, before joining in full-time. Alongside, Maulik developed Linux OS called ‘Sauver OS’ which was published in the Digit Magazine.

In the period to come, our expertise in technology helped implement projects in countries like Denmark, Hong Kong, Sweden, Dubai, and Tanzania. As the technology evolved, we started getting into Mobile app development, Software Development Services, API, Cloud Infrastructure, etc. Apart from this, we have been guest lectures at colleges sharing our experience & journey alike.

What are the key achievements of your entrepreneurial journey?

Looking at a client’s success & then they are recommending us to their connections I believe is our key achievement. In fact, the biggest achievement we believe is that the 1st client we got  20 years back, is still our client & keeps recommending us.

How do you look after your employees? What makes your team unique?

The motto of NWDCo is ‘Technovate,’ which means Technology + Innovation. We have a great work culture that pushes our employees to think outside the box, plan their deliverables ahead of time, and do simple things like look out for each other. Another approach is to follow a strict unspoken policy of not calling or emailing someone who is on leave. We have also created an enjoyable environment for our team through activities like ‘Fun@Office,’ ‘Frrriiii Talks,’ Picnic, etc. round the year, ensuring to maintain a healthy working environment.

Is there any special experience with your clients you would like to highlight?

We have had an opportunity to work with clients like IHCL (Taj Group), Leela Group, Venky’s, Vivo Mobiles & close to over 300+ across the globe.

One person, who you admire the most?

 – Ratan Tata

Whose business story do you find the most inspiring?

Every entrepreneur story is inspiring, each one has built something great with minimal resources & a simple start.

Which is the most inspiring quote you have read?

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic by Arthur C. Clarke

Constant vigilance- a need or a strategy? Please share your views.

The need for constant vigilance arises when there is an issue or rather, there might be an issue. This is very subjective to the fact what is the scope & what is the duration. It may be justified to stop something/someone who may cause more damage.

It’s a rat race out there. How do you cope with that?

We believe to keep trying harder each day, keep innovating & being genuine with the client, showcasing your offerings & reaching out to potential client.

NWDCo Software Solutions LLP

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