Richard S. Garnick, président exécutif et chef de la direction. M. Garnick est un cadre supérieur qui a fait ses preuves à l’échelle internationale avec des réalisations dans les domaines de la haute technologie, des services informatiques, de l’externalisation des processus d’affaires, de la prestation des services globaux, du commerce électronique et des télécommunications. Avant Avotus, il était membre de la haute direction de Keane Inc., et il a connu du succès à titre de chef de la direction, Amériques et services applicatifs d’entreprise à Wipro Technologies, où il a participé à l’édification d’une des plus importantes entreprises d’externalisation des processus d’affaires/TI en Inde. Pendant son mandat à Wipro, l’entreprise a connu une croissance importante au chapitre des revenus, des profits, des capacités et de la présence sur le marché, en voyant notamment ses revenus passer de 300 millions $ à 2 milliards $ et son nombre d’employés de 5 500 à 50 000. Au cours des 20 dernières années, Richard S. Garnick a occupé des postes de direction à Global Digital Media, Avnet, Arrow Electronics, Innovoice et Texas Instruments. Il est également membre du conseil de plusieurs autres organisations du secteur de la haute technologie.
David Folk, vice-président du conseil. M. Folk est cofondateur et associé directeur de Jefferson Partners Capital. Depuis plus de vingt ans, il se concentre sur la constitution et la gestion fonds de capital de risque et d’investissement pour des entreprises en croissance.
Sumer brings over 20 years of global experience leading divisions and business units. Sumer has worked extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, and has driven corporate expansion globally across the insurance, healthcare, and BPO industries. He has a strong track record of experience in both division leadership and expansion from inception to globalization.
Most recently, he was Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Insurance and Healthcare Practice for WNS Global Services, a business process outsourcing company. Notably, Sumer established WNS’ insurance practice from inception which, today, accounts for over 50% of the company’s global revenues. Prior to this, he served as Senior Vice President and UK Insurance Practice Head at WNS.
Sumer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai and has completed Executive Education studies at INSEAD in France.
Vice President, Head, Global Delivery
James is responsible for service delivery across all of Avotus’ delivery centers and is based in New Jersey. He works to ensure that Avotus clients get a seamless, consistent and excellent service, globally. James has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications, media, and technology industries and has held senior leadership positions in leading companies like Last Mile Connections, Global Crossings Ltd., Band-X Inc. and e.spire Communications. He joins Avotus from TelecomMarketplace, where he served as Managing Director since 2007. At TelecomMarketplace, James was responsible for identifying partnerships, products and solutions for broadband executives. James has completed his MBA with Honors in International Finance from St. John’s University, New York.
Head, Human Resources & Administration
Amit heads the Human Resources and Administration departments of Avotus. With an experience of 15 years, Amit has proven excellence in formulating the design principle of Human Resources Shared service organization, designing Manager/Employee Self Service Portal as the framework of Service oriented architecture, ensuring proper integration of all the independent Human Resources process and implementing comprehensive SAP Human Resources solutions. Prior to joining Avotus, Amit was associated with Reliance People Serve as Deputy General Manager – Human Resources and was responsible for Human Resources Operations & Time Management activity at the NHQ level. He has completed his Masters in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations and has done an EDP Program (Human Resources Effectiveness) from IIM Indore.
Head, Global Marketing
Aditya heads global marketing for Avotus and is responsible for interacting with Analysts and the Press, leveraging them to take Brand Avotus to the marketplace, strategizing new product development, and developing sales materials and collateral for the Avotus sales team. Aditya comes with over 10 years of experience in retail, online, hospitality, and software marketing. Prior to Avotus, Aditya managed global corporate marketing for SYSTIME Global Solutions (CMS Group), where he was responsible for internal and external branding, public relations, analyst relations, strategic product marketing, and launch of global delivery centers. Aditya has completed his MBA in Marketing and Advertising communications from Wigan and Leigh, United Kingdom.
Jayraj is the Finance Controller of Avotus and is based at Mumbai. Jayraj is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has over 13 years of Global experience in Finance and Accounting. He has worked in diverse industries and brings rich experience in financial management, capital market, setting up of accounting verticals in BPO/KPO, and transitioning of accounting processes. Prior to joining Avotus, Jayraj worked for State Street Syntel Sourcing Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of the world’s second largest custodian, and was managing assets under management of over $100 billion for US-based pension funds. Jayraj has worked with other reputed companies, including RSM McGladrey, which is the fifth largest accounting firm in the United States.