Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Amitava Roy

"What China or Taiwan is in the product manufacturing space, so should India be in the global software product engineering space. We have a chance to be the leader in the software product manufacturing. What it means is that we become the thought leaders in innovation, and robust maufacturers in product development. And Symphony that I visualise is to be like a Bose in audio, or a Michelin in tyres.

Amitava Roy, President, Symphony Services

February 21, 1.30 pm

1 comment:

Murali said...

About Amitava...

Amitava is President of Symphony Services India and has more than 24 years of leadership experience in the information technology industry. Amitava brings to Symphony Services proven abilities in strategic planning and in the building and management of businesses in a global environment.

Before joining Symphony, Amitava was a Senior Corporate Vice President at HCL Technologies, one of India’s top IT and technology firms, where he had oversight of more than 7,000 people, establishing and managing R&D centers for clients. His achievements at HCL include revitalizing hardware R&D services to become a leading embedded and wireless services business, taking on leadership for Netcentric Technologies division growing it from the smallest to the largest delivery division, and the launch of the enterprise consulting business, which became the fastest growing business in the company. He was also responsible for HCL’s sales and marketing operations for Japan and today HCL Japan is among the fastest growing geographies for HCL worldwide. Amitava was also responsible for the creation of new service offerings, business segments, critical partnerships and joint ventures around the world.

Prior to HCL, Amitava was a founding member of Hughes Software Systems (currently known as Aricent). As a pioneer in what is today India’s thriving product development and R&D sector, he played critical roles in the creation of award-winning enterprise networking products for the parent company and in strategic planning for growth and diversification of the company's business. He also has more than a decade of experience with Tata Consultancy Services, where he last held the position of group manager for its Data Communication and Networking business. Amitava received a Master of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering as well as a Bachelor of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

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About the company...

Symphony Services at a glance


Over 80 clients including:

Enterprise companies such as Autodesk, Oracle, Hyperion, BMC Software, IRI, Iron Mountain, and Texas Instruments
Emerging companies such as Mimosa and Kazeon.
Exceptional Delivery Record

644 successful product releases during 2006
Tracking to 1,000 product releases in 2007
More than 300 products currently under management
End to end management of 25 products in last year
Improved valuation for 15 clients with liquidity events
Symphony productivity levels range 90-200% as compared to "most effective" client centers–onshore or offshore
World-class talent and operations

More than 3,500+ professionals
CMMi Level 4 process maturity rating
6 Sigma process proficiency
ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management
World wide infrastructure

HQ: Palo Alto, CA
Offices: Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; London, England; Nashville, TN; Waltham, MA
Delivery Centers: Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune, India
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