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30 Best Companies To Watch 2016

A business legend engineering meaningful technology solution to help businesses and societies flourish- Mindtree


“For Mindtree, “Welcome to possible” is more than a slogan - it reflects our approach to every engagement.”

A decade old company Mindtree delivers digital transformation and technology services from ideation to execution, enabling Global 2000 clients to outperform the competition. “Born digital,” Mindtree takes an agile, collaborative approach to creating customized solutions across the digital value chain. At the same time, their deep expertise in infrastructure and applications management helps optimize clients IT into a strategic asset.

Some believe in the power of numbers. Some believe in the power of technology. Management at Mindtree believes in the power of people. And the impact people can have on technology. Their roots grew from this belief that people with diverse points of view could come together to build a different kind of technology company. One that puts people who work with them, first, and this belief drives their vision for tomorrow to build technology experts who are focused on one goal: helping their clients succeed. Today, a wealth of information is opening up a world of possibilities. Realizing those possibilities takes more than numbers. It takes more than technology.

Solutions Offered


Today, IT organizations need to take an increasingly central role in delivering business outcomes. Moving IT from a reactive support role to a proactive business leadership role requires the ability to handle a faster pace of change.

Bluetooth Technology

A frontrunner in the short-range wireless space for over 15 years, they provide the latest and most comprehensive BQB qualified Bluetooth technology solutions, covering both Silicon IP and Software stacks. Their IPs are highly robust and interoperable and currently ship in millions of units across various geographies of North America, Europe, China, Taiwan and Japan. Mindtree complements the IP with a host of Engineering Services to enable quick product realization for our customers.

Decision Moments

Speed is the big differentiator for today’s businesses. How quickly companies can gain new insights, make decisions and arrive at outcomes can make the difference between winners and losers. To gain a competitive advantage, organizations are looking for new ways to accelerate the insight process and simplify IT complexity with data analytics tools that leverage existing investments.

To drive greater growth efficiency and innovation, companies must also embrace big data. By creating data lakes and using intelligent, self-learning analytic systems, companies can make fast, evidence-based decisions, deliver targeted digital solutions and stay ahead of competitors. Mindtree can help.

Intelligent Video Surveillance

Businesses of all types use video surveillance to secure their facilities and protect employees and assets from malicious activity. But these systems produce huge amounts of data that are difficult to manage and significantly increase data center costs.

Loss Inspection and Control Platform

Reduce loss exposure with Mindtree’s Loss Control Platform In today’s environment, no business is risk free. To build a sustainable business requires an effective protocol for controlling loss. Loss control minimizes the impact of losses on business, reduces the possibility losses will occur, and safeguards workers and the public. Mindtree’s  cloud-based Loss Control Platform offers an end-to-end solution for managing the processes involved in loss inspection and control.


Mindtree MindTest™ gives you the integrated test methodology you need to deliver high quality products in a shorter time frame. Based on best practices established through testing thousands of applications, MindTest aligns test strategies with business objectives. It also tracks and measures the gap between existing and expected quality, and translates business goals into measurable outcomes.

Meet the Man behind it all

Krishnakumar Natarajan, Executive Chairman- A leading authority in the global IT sector, Krishnakumar Natarajan co-founded Mindtree in 1999 and has played key roles in building the company’s innovative approach to delivering IT services and solutions to global 2000 enterprises. Natarajan was instrumental in setting up Mindtree’s U.S. operations, driving expansion in Europe and Asia Pacific regions, and transforming Mindtree’s IT services business. Today, his mission as Executive Chairman is to focus on leadership development and ensure a high quality of governance. He also actively mentors different business groups within the company and works closely with the start-up ecosystem to bring in innovative models of business transformation for clients.

In his prior role as CEO and Managing Director, Natarajan was responsible for making Mindtree a global IT player. Natarajan’s efforts as a business leader have been recognized worldwide, winning him several laurels. He was ranked amongst the most valuable CEOs in India by Businessworld & Forbes in 2016. He won Bloomberg UTV’s award as the CEO of the Year in 2010, Business Today CEO of the year award in 2014 and was recognized by Chief Executive Magazine’s as one of the twelve global leaders of tomorrow. EY honoured him with Entrepreneur of the year 2015 in Services.

A 35-year IT industry veteran, Natarajan held several key positions at Wipro before co-founding Mindtree. During this time, he launched and grew the ecommerce division of Wipro, served as Group Vice President of human resources, and was Chief Marketing Officer for Wipro’s IT business. In 2013, Natarajan served as Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), where he worked to strengthen the Indian IT industry to be a globally competitive ecosystem comprised of both established and emerging companies.

Natarajan is an active member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He is also a regular speaker at international IT industry conferences and a faculty member at management schools around the world. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering, Chennai, India, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Xavier Institute, Jamshedpur, India.

Recent Awards and Recognitions Received

  • Microsoft names Mindtree their “Top Emerging Azure Partner for 2015”
  • Mindtree was declared the Gold category award winner of the LearningElite awards 2015 by the Chief Learning Officer Magazine, for its innovative learning and development practices
  • Mindtree was named the Firm of the Year for the Information Technology Sector at the CNBC-TV18 India Risk Management Awards
  • Krishnakumar Natarajan, MD & CEO, Mindtree was awarded the Best CEO under the IT/ITES (Mid-sized companies) category at the India’s Best CEO 2014 awards by Business Today-PricewaterhouseCoopers

“We believe in the power of people. And the impact people can have on technology.”

“Our deep expertise in infrastructure and applications management helps optimize your IT into a strategic asset.”