Creating Sustainable Business Value: Mr Ganesh Ayyar


Mr Ganesh Ayyar, a distinguished leader in the IT services industry, is the CEO and Executive Director of Mphasis since January 2009.

Mphasis is a Bangalore based IT services company majorly owned byHewlett-Packard. The company provides infrastructure technology and applications outsourcing services, as well as architecture, application development and integration, and application management services and serves the need of financial services, telecom, logistics, and technology industries

He has been instrumental in leading Mphasis to the Billion dollar Revenue club. Mphasis was recognized by Outlook Money as the ‘Best Value Creator’ among Large Caps that year.

Positive Business Outcomes with policy making strategies

Known for creating an employee friendly environment, Mr Ayyar is credited for the open door culture putting great focus on employees and transparent communications, a move which won him ‘India Talent management’ award at the CNBC TV18 India Business Leader Awards in 2011.

A firm believer of contributing to the society, Mr. Ayyar has patronized several Corporate Social Responsibility causes especially the employment of people with disabilities at the Mphasis workplace, earning the company, several accolades for its inclusion policy.

In June 2013, Mr Ayyar was recognized for his work and conferred the ‘THOUGHT LEADER’ by Stars of the Industry. Previously, Mr Ayyar was awarded the Viewer’s Choice Award at the 10th CNBC Asia Business Leader Awards 2011 apart from the NDTV Profit Business Leadership Awards 2010 in the category of Diversity and Inclusion.

A member of the MphasiS Board of Directors, Mr Ayyar joined MphasiS from HP where his last assignment was that of Vice President, Managed Services, Asia Pacific & Japan leading selective sourcing and small and medium outsourcing deals.

Today, Mr Ayyar is focused on transforming Mphasis to be a global company with industry vertical focus and has put to effect four strategic acquisitions – AIGSS (AIG’s IT captive in India), Fortify (a company focused on Infrastructure services and platforms), Wyde Corporation (An IP lead software vendor serving the Global Insurance Industry), and most recently Digital Risk (Largest independent provider of Risk, Compliance and Transaction Management solutions for US residential mortgages), fully based out of US, a move viewed in the market as innovative and with foresight. With a firm focus on business outcomes rather than mere services, Mr Ayyar is sure to lead the Mphasis team on a long journey ahead with fruitful returns and a brand value in the industry.

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