Friday, June 19, 2009

Ganesh Ayyar

Ganesh Ayyar, CEO, MphasiS
June 19, 2009, 5 pm
Ganesh Ayyar




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Murali said...

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Ganesh Ayyar, joined MphasiS as the CEO in January 2009. Ganesh is responsible for the overall management of the company. He is a member of the MphasiS Board of Directors.

Ganesh joins MphasiS from HP where his last assignment was that of Vice President, Managed Services, Asia Pacific & Japan, leading selective sourcing and small and medium outsourcing deals.

He joined Hewlett-Packard Singapore in 1989, where he focused on the manufacturing industry. In 1991, Ganesh was at the center of the HP initiative concentrating on the telecommunications industry. His efforts led him to hold a managing role in the Manufacturing and Telecom team in 1992

In 1999, he became the President of HP India. There he led the way in delivering the best total customer experience and strengthened HP’s position in India. His outstanding efforts saw his move to the position of Asia-Pacific Director of Marketing for the Business Customer Organization in 2001.

Ganesh was the co-lead for pre-merger Integration Planning for HP-Compaq Merger for Asia Pacific & Japan. Immediately after the merger he took on the role of Vice President of HP Services for South East Asia, and lead customer support, consulting & integration & Managed Services business

With more than 22 years of experience, Ganesh’s career spans across South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Asian Emerging Countries) & India. Ganesh is a proven global, visionary leader with relentless business focus. His extensive experience across a portfolio of functions and geographies brings a global perspective to Mphasis.

Born in India, Ganesh is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
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Murali said...

Where it All Began - History of the Company

Founded in 1998 in Santa Monica California, by Jerry Rao and Jeroen Tas, MphasiS provided information technology consulting services. The firm offered offshore development services to clients across the globe and with clients such as Citibank, the company expanded both its capabilities and capacity.



· Change - the order of the day

MphasiS has undergone various acquisitions, beginning with BFL Software in 2000, EDS in 2006 and the most recently by HP in 2008.

They have also grown inorganically, acquiring companies such as Navion, Kshema Technologies, Onida Infotech and Princeton Consulting.

The MphasiS brand has stood firm through all these phase.



· Change Management - Top Leadership

Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, founder of MphasiS, was associated with the company till 2008.In his tenure he undertook various roles in EDS and MphasiS. Post Jerry, Jeya Kumar took over as the CEO in Feb 2008, he was with MphasiS till Nov 2008. Most recently,

Ganesh Ayyar was appointed as CEO.



· The HP Factor

In May 2008, HP acquired EDS and the two companies would eventually merge into one. MphasiS however remains an independent company listed in BSE.