WESTBOROUGH, Mass., – (August 11, 2016) – VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd., and a leading worldwide provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services, today announced that the company’s chief people officer (CPO), Sundararajan Narayanan, has been named among the 2016 Outstanding 50 Asian-Americans in Business by the Asian-American Business Development Center.
The Outstanding 50 Asian-Americans in Business Awards is the only forum to highlight the achievements of Asian-American business professionals across the U.S. Award recipients represent a microcosm of the best Asian-American entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives engaged in a wide range of business interests, and all of whom have a role in driving the U.S. economy.
“The award honors individuals and serves to encourage the development of talent and leadership of Asian-Americans,” said John Wang, founder and president of the Asian-American Business Development Center. “We extend our congratulations to Sundararajan and all other recipients of this year’s award for their contributions to both the U.S. economy and the continued business interests of Asian-Americans.”
“I am extremely proud to receive this prestigious award from the Asian-American Business Development Center,” said Narayanan. “It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as an outstanding Asian-American business executive helping to drive the U.S. economy. I would like to thank my family, my mentors, and my team for their unstinted support and encouragement, making such achievements possible.”
In his role at VirtusaPolaris, Narayanan focuses on building a digital ready people organization, rich in diversity and reflecting the strong cultural values of the company. Narayanan has nearly 20 years of experience in human resources and related disciplines within the information technology industry. He has previously held senior leadership positions in global companies, spanning compensation and benefits, training, leadership development, employee relationship management, recruitment and business HR facilitation.
The award was presented to Narayanan during the 15th annual awards dinner gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on June 16.
VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand reflecting the combined strengths of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd. is a global provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services that accelerate business outcomes for Global 2000 companies and leading software vendors in banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, media and entertainment.
VirtusaPolaris’ solutions address the CXOs’ dual challenge of growing revenues while improving IT cost efficiencies. VirtusaPolaris’ digital services leverage innovative new technologies to reimagine the customer experience, increasing retention and creating lasting value. VirtusaPolaris’ preemptive outsourcing solutions help clients reduce risk and improve IT operations.
VirtusaPolaris delivers services across the IT lifecycle, including consulting, solution design, technology selection, implementation, testing and maintenance & support, including infrastructure support. Inheriting a strong heritage in software engineering, VirtusaPolaris is highly qualified to both develop and maintain software, using a proven platforming methodology and advanced Agile and Accelerated Solution Design techniques to reliably produce results on time and within budget.
Holding a record of success across industries and unparalleled domain expertise, VirtusaPolaris understands clients’ business challenges best and uses that to deliver distinctive, differentiated and innovative application of technology to solve those problems. Examples of large business transformations completed include the world’s largest P&C claims modernization program, one of the largest corporate customer portals for a premier global bank, an order to cash implementation for a multinational telecommunications provider, and digital transformations for media and banking companies.
Virtusa Corporation is headquartered in Massachusetts, and together with Polaris, has 50 offices across North America, Europe and Asia.
Polaris Consulting & Services is asubsidiary of Virtusa Corporation. Copyright © 2016 Virtusa Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
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