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
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.
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
The Globalization Advisory practice works mainly with
governments and other organizations in emerging markets to support
economic development objectives related to BPO and ITES
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
IN THE NEWS
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.
Avasant CEO Kevin Parikh Joins Digital Enterprise Panel
at NYC Wall Street Technology
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
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
Read more for the NOA ranking
Avasant Opens New Office in Washington,
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
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