Avasant is a leading management consulting firm with a strong
focus on outsourcing and technology advisory. The
L.A.-headquartered firm assists clients in three key areas:
Strategic Sourcing IT & Business Transformation,, and
Sample clients include Global 2000 firms of the likes of Sony,
Novartis, and Toyota, as well as national, state, and local
governments the world over, and a selection of non-profits and NGOs
ranging from the Rockefeller Foundation to the World Bank.
A Pinch of Latin, A Dash of Sanskrit
According to the firm's website, the word Avasant was born from
merging the Latin word 'ava' meaning 'advisor' and the Sanskrit
word 'sant' meaning 'sagely'; thus, Sagely Advisor. The merging of
the two languages reflects the firm's worldwide reach with its
offices spread across the globe. The firm is headquartered in USA
and has strong presence in North America, Europe, Asia, as well as
Avasant is a well-recognized Outsourcing and IT consulting firm
globally. As such, the International Association of Outsourcing
Professional has ranked Avasant in the Top 3 of its "World's Best
Outsourcing Advisors" list for 2013 and has recognized Avasant
among Top 10 outsourcing advisors every year since 2010. In 2009,
the firm was also honored as the World's No.1 Outsourcing Advisor
by the Black Book of Outsourcing.
Avasant's Strategic Sourcing unit works with Global 2000, public
sector and non-profit clients to identify ways to reduce costs
while improving service and efficiency. It does that by helping
clients to navigate the "complex web of managed services
transactions and improved shared services management."
The firm's IT & Business Transformation division supports
government and corporate clients by driving "optimization to the
enterprise by aligning our client's technology and operations
And the Globalization Advisory practice works mainly with
governments and other organizations in emerging markets to support
economic development objectives related to BPO and ITES
IN THE NEWS
Avasant Opens New Office in Washington D.C.
The firm announced the opening of its new office in Washington
D.C. "Our growth has been phenomenal this year, and an office in
the D.C. region is a testament to our strong global presence and
our philosophy of putting client first," noted Avasant's Global
CEO, Kevin S. Parikh.
Read more about the office opening.
Avasant continues its expansion into Europe
The firm continued its expansion with the opening of Avasant
Europe, a fully-integrated subsidiary of Avasant LLC USA. Avasant
Europe is headquartered in London, and is exclusively dedicated to
support the firm's Europe-based clients.
Read more about the firm's new European
Avasant Ranks as Top Firm in IAOP's 2013
Continuing a busy month for the firm, in May, The International
Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) ranked Avasant
among the Top 3 World's Best Outsourcing Advisors for
2013 Nearshore Power 50 recognizes Anupam Govil as one
of the most influential professionals in Latin American IT and BPO
Mr. Anupam Govil, Partner Avasant was been recognized by
Nearshore Power 50, al list of the most influential executives in
Nearshore Outsourcing, by the leading publication
Nearshore Americas as one of the most influential
executives in Latin American IT and BPO Services for 2013.
IAOP recognizes Avasant as one of the World's Best
Outsourcing Advisor's for 2013
The International Association of Outsourcing Professional (IAOP)
recognized Avasant as one of the World's Best Outsourcing Advisors