Avasant LLC


BPO Specialists

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 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 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.

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." 

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 projects.


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,

Avasant Ranks as Top Firm in IAOP's 2013 Study

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. 

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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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February 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 for 2013.

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Avasant LLC

1960 East Grand Avenue
Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90266
Phone: 310-643-3030
Fax: 310-643-3033


  • Employer Type: Private
  • CEO: Kevin S. Parikh
  • 2013 Employees: 320

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  • Major Departments & Practices

    Globalization Advisory

    IT & Business Transformation

    Strategic Sourcing

Major Office Locations

  • Los Angeles (HQ)
  • Austin
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • New York
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Washington D.C.
  • Accra
  • Bangalore
  • Beijing
  • London
  • Mumbai
  • Tokyo
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