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Finextra

Sustainable Finance and the Changing CIO Mandate

In 2015, the United Nations Member States released the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focused on key areas affecting the planet. These SDGs have had a very profound impact on the banking and finance sector, launching sustainable finance initiatives and forever changing the mandates for chief information officers (CIO).

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Risk & Insurance

Hyper-Automation in Insurance: What It Means and Its Upsides?

During these unprecedented times, significant challenges have ascended to the top of the insurance industry’s agenda and left many carriers puzzled about how to navigate the road ahead.

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The Boston Globe

Virtusa Corp. gets a new CEO

The private equity firm that controls Southborough-based IT outsourcer Virtusa Corp. has picked a new chief executive to run the firm and replace one of its founders. Virtusa announced that Santosh Thomas is taking over for cofounder Kris Canekeratne, who is leaving the company.

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CEO World Magazine

XLRI Jamshedpur alumnus Santosh Thomas appointed as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Virtusa Corporation

Virtusa Corporation, an American IT services firm, has appointed Santosh Thomas as Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from the company’s co-founder and CEO Kris Canekeratne, who announced his transition from the business in May 2021.

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American Banker

People’s United deploys tech to predict customers' financial needs

Sanjay Deshpande, EVP and Head of Banking and Financial Services, Americas, speaks to American Banker about Virtusa’s partnership with People’s United Bank to roll out their personalization efforts.

 

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Finextra

A New Era in Lending: Setting SMBs Up for Post-Pandemic Success

Praveen Sharma, Head, Banking and Financial Services Practice-N.A, Virtusa, shares how banks can continue to help small and midsized businesses (SMBs), following the initial distribution of loans from the Federal Reserve and its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). It begins with loans. 

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Business Insider

AI: enhancing the future of digital transformation

Digital transformation is no longer an inward tactic used to reform an organisation’s operations; it’s now a necessary undertaking sought out by CIOs and IT leaders. Recent developments have pushed organisations to embrace digitisation, causing the fourth industrial revolution and technologies such as artificial intelligence to go mainstream.

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Forbes

How Resilient is Your Organization (And Your Leadership)?

In this article, Kris Canekeratne, our co-founder, chairman and CEO of Virtusa, provides tips on how to keep your organization and leadership resilient.

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Inside Telecom

Endless opportunities at the Intelligent Edge

In this article, our SVP and Global Head of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Ravi Kumar Palepu discusses why the intelligent edge brings endless opportunities, particularly when combined with AI, Internet of Things (IoT), and 5G.

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Banking Exchange

Post PPP, What’s next for Banks?

COVID-19 has impacted every industry. Take the financial world where banks and financial institutions have lent trillions of dollars as part of Paycheck Protection Programs while experiencing record low levels of interest rates. These factors and others have impacted overall profitability which is forcing banks to reinvent businesses with new offerings and capabilities to ensure their success in a post-pandemic world.