(NASDAQ: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today announced that it has appointed Vinay Mehta as vice president in its Communications and Content Delivery practice. Mehta will be responsible for expanding Virtusa’s already strong client presence in this vertical with a focus on North America. In addition, he will build a global solutions practice in Billing, leveraging his prior expertise with Convergys (now a part of Netcracker).
“We are delighted to bring Mehta on to our team. He is a seasoned telecommunications and ISV veteran with a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise, and we are confident he will make an immediate impact,” said Raj Rajgopal, president at Virtusa. “Leveraging his BSS/OSS and CRM experience, Mehta will help launch a set of offerings to deliver the benefits of application portfolio rationalization and optimization for customers who have traditional products from companies such as Netcracker.”
Mehta brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the communications industry, with an extremely successful track record of leveraging technology, robust processes and innovative business models to support Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and Multiple Service Operators (MSOs). Before joining Virtusa, Vinay was CIO at Paycor, and prior to that, SVP of Technology at Convergys, where he played several key roles.
“Virtusa is renowned for its innovation and product engineering prowess,” said Mehta. “The Communications and Content Delivery vertical is ripe for innovative ways of enhancing the end customer experience and I look forward to establishing Virtusa as a leader in that domain.”
Virtusa provides end-to-end information technology (IT) services to Global 2000 companies. These services, which include IT consulting, application maintenance, development, systems integration and managed services, leverage a unique Platforming methodology that transforms clients’ businesses through IT rationalization. Virtusa helps customers accelerate business outcomes by consolidating, rationalizing, and modernizing their core customer-facing processes into one or more core systems.
Virtusa delivers cost-effective solutions through a global delivery model, applying advanced methods such as Agile and Accelerated Solution Design to ensure that its solutions meet the clients’ requirements. As a result, its clients simultaneously reduce their IT operations cost while increasing their ability to meet changing business needs.