Avasant LLC

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BPO Specialists

Avasant is a leading global management consulting firm with a strong focus on outsourcing and technology advisory. The L.A.-headquartered firm assists clients in four key areas: Strategic Sourcing, Business & IT Transformation, Digital Transformation and Globalization Advisory.

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 Africa. 

Avasant is a well-recognized Outsourcing and IT consulting firm globally. As such, the International Association of Outsourcing Professional ranked Avasant in the Top 2 of its "World's Best Outsourcing Advisors" list for 2014 and has recognized Avasant among Top 5 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. National Outsourcing Association nominated Avasant for its 'Outsourcing Advisory of the Year' Award for 2013 and 2012.

 

Specialist Services

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 strategies." 

The Globalization Advisory practice works mainly with governments and other organizations in emerging markets to support economic development objectives related to BPO and ITES projects.

Avasant's Digital Transformation practice helps clients across verticals to optimize their investments in digital technology thereby maximizing business outcomes. It also assists enterprises in charting a strategic roadmap for a successful digital transformation.


IN THE NEWS

June 2014

IAOP Ranks Avasant as #2 World's Best Outsourcing Advisor for 2014

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has announced its annual list of the Top 20 global sourcing advisors. Avasant, LLC is proud to have been recognized as #2 overall in the global ranking among a peer group of recognized leaders in the sourcing advisory community. 

Read more for the IAOP ranking.

 

May 2014

Avasant CEO Kevin Parikh Joins Digital Enterprise Panel at NYC Wall Street Technology Conference 

Avasant CEO Kevin Parikh (@kevinparikh) joined the Wall Street Technology (WST) panel of digital visionaries in discussing how to tame the latest digital enterprise trends in order to drive preferred business outcomes.

Read more for the Wall Street Technology Conference

 

April 2014

NOA Shortlists Avasant for Prestigious European Outsourcing Advisory of the Year Award

The UK National Outsourcing Association (NOA) notified Avasant CEO Kevin Parikh (@kevinparikh) that Avasant has been selected as a semi-finalist in the category, "European Outsourcing Advisory of the Year".

Read more for the NOA ranking

   

May 2013

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 unit. 


April 2013 

2013 Nearshore Power 50 recognizes Anupam Govil as one of the most influential professionals in Latin American IT and BPO Services 

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. 

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Avasant LLC


1960 East Grand Avenue
Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90245
Phone: 310-643-3030
Fax: 310-643-3033
www.avasant.com

STATS


  • Employer Type: Private
  • CEO: Kevin S. Parikh
  • 2014 Employees: 345

  • Employment Contact

    Visit Avasant's careers page


  • Major Departments & Practices

    Globalization Advisory

    Business & IT Transformation

    Strategic Sourcing

    Digital Transformation

Major Office Locations

  • Los Angeles (HQ)
  • Austin
  • Dallas
  • Houston
  • New York
  • San Francisco
  • Washington D.C.
  • Accra
  • Bangalore
  • Beijing
  • Dusseldorf
  • Hamburg
  • London
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Tokyo
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