Avasant LLC at a Glance


  • "Opportunities for growth and type of work"
  • "The open culture for sharing of ideas. Avasant is a very flat organization"
  • "Working with great people to do great things for our clients and the world"
  • "Flexible and Innovative team that operates like a family"


  • "Time for family can suffer at times!"
  • "It's a smaller company and still growing"
  • "Requires sustained high energy"
  • "Expansion into non-technology consulting can be a challenge"

The Buzz

  • "Outsourcing advisor"
  • Limited reputation
  • Going places
  • International presence

About Avasant LLC

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.

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Avasant LLC

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


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

  • 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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