- India has a third-largest number of active developer community on GitHub after US and China
- GitHub’s India operations will be led by Maneesh Sharma as general manager
GitHub has opened a subsidiary in India called GitHub India Private Limited. The company said it aims to serve the developer community and GitHub’s enterprise customers in India in a better manner. It also said that GitHub’s community of developers in India is growing at a rate of 22 per cent over the past year. It also said that India has a third-largest number of active developer community on GitHub after US and China.
Collaborate with over 40 million developers
Erica Brescia, chief operating officer, GitHub, said, ” As the third-largest group of active developers on GitHub, Indian developers are truly building the future of software. Over the past year, the number of public repositories in India has grown 75 percent, demonstrating a sharp increase in collaboration across the Indian developer community. In building out a local team in India, our goal is to create stronger relationships with developers and support open source development across developers, maintainers, and enterprises.”
Maneesh Sharma to lead India operations as general manager
GitHub’s India operations will be led by Maneesh Sharma as general manager. The company will build a team across functions like community, engineering, sales, support, marketing and services in the next few months. It aims to enable customers to adopt DevOps best practices at scale and collaborate with over 40 million developers in more than 100 million projects.