With a graduate degree in computer science and a post-graduate degree in business administration from IIM, Kozhikode; Prashant started his career as a Research Associate with IIM, Ahmedabad and thereafter spent over 9 years at Patni Computers (now iGate, NASDAQ: IGTE) as part of the leadership team. Prashant brings over 16 years of consulting, solution and technology experience focused on helping business and technology leaders harness the power of cutting edge technologies across the enterprise.
As part of his previous assignments, Prashant incubated technology focused LOBs and grew them through innovative Go-to-market strategies, focus on enriching global client relations by keeping an eye on pre-sales to post sales engagement. He also incubated and managed an IT consulting practice around Enterprise Portfolio Rationalization and Enterprise Integration, where he was instrumental in defining and implementing the IT strategy for several Fortune 1000 organizations.
His passion for Technology is reflected in the two books he has authored - IT Portfolio Rationalization (with Tata McGraw Hill) & Migrating to .NET: A Pragmatic Path to Visual Basic. NET, ASP.NET and VCC++NET (with Prentice Hall, USA).