Bangalore: IT industry veteran Ashok Soota today announced the launch of Happiest Minds along with his founding team members, headed by CEO & MD Vikram Gulati. With a strong team and proven industry track record, Happiest Minds will provide services and solutions around new emerging technologies such as cloud computing, social media, mobility, analytics and security.

Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman, Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Said, “The shifting technology landscape provides opportunities and an entry strategy for new players like Happiest Minds. These new technologies enable IT to become more for transformational enterprises and measurable in terms of its business impact. He further added that, “Happiest Minds will be differentiated by its sharp focus on these technologies, focused solutions, people brand, deep domain expertise and non-linear growth”.

Happiest Minds is built on three levers: next generation technologies, select solutions and the framework for enabling happiness for the team and customers.

Vikram Gulati, CEO & MD, Happiest Minds Technologies said, “With the proliferation of new emerging technologies, the next generation IT services will require an integrated approach to deliver business solutions. Happiest Minds was created to cater to these changing customer demands in order to keep them ahead of the curve.”

Happiest Minds has appointed a Happiness Evangelist to nurture an atmosphere of vibrancy and creativity. The Core Values of Happiest Minds (sharing, mindful, integrity, learning, excellence) lend themselves to an acronym SMILES which will be the beacon for the team.

Other members of the founding team include Ramakanth Desai, Co-CEO, IT Services Business, Puneet Jetli, Co-CEO, IT Services Business, Salil Godika, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer and Industry Group Head, Dattatri Salagame, Chief Operating Officer – IT Services Business, Joseph Anantharaju, CEO, Software Products Engineering Business, Aurobinda Nanda, Chief Operating Officer, Software Products Engineering Business, Prasenjit Saha, CEO, Infrastructure Management Services and Security Business,Raja Shanmugam, Chief People Officer, Raja Sekher, Head, Engineering and Business Excellence, Venkatesan K., Finance Controller, who have spent two decades in the industry.

About Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Happiest Minds was founded in April 2011 by Ashok Soota and a team of industry experts, with the mission to create Happiest People and Happiest Customers, Happiest Minds is a new gen IT services company, enabling companies to capture the business benefits of emerging technologies and trends. Happiest Minds offers high degree of skills, IPs and domain expertise across a set of focused areas that include IT Services, Software Product Engineering, Infrastructure Management, Security, Testing and Consulting. Happiest Minds will focus on industries such as Manufacturing, CPG, BFSI, Travel & Transportation and Media. Solution focus will be in the areas of Multi-Channel Commerce, Demand Driven Supply Chain and expertise around Human Capital Management. Headquartered in Bangalore, India, the company has operations in the US with offices planned across Europe, UK and Singapore.

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Vijay Vinjimoor