Fastest 30 Asia Companies 2018

Happiest Minds: The Mindful IT Company

thesiliconreview-happiest-minds-2018Happiest Minds enables Digital Transformation for enterprises and technology providers by delivering seamless customer experience, business efficiency,and actionable insights through an integrated set of disruptive technologies such as big data analytics, internet of things, mobility, cloud, security, unified communications etc. Happiest Minds offers domain centric solutions, IPs in IT Services, Product Engineering, Infrastructure Management,and Security. These services have applicability across industry sectors such as retail, CPG, e-commerce, banking, insurance, hi-tech, engineering R&D, manufacturing, automotive and travel/transportation/hospitality. As a Mindful IT Company, the focus is on ‘Being Mindful’ and ‘Doing Mindful’. Headquartered in Bangalore, India, Happiest Minds has operations in the US, UK, the Netherlands, Australia, the Middle East,and Turkey.

Technology Offerings by Happiest Minds

Data Science as a Service: Technology-enabled transparency and advent of social media have transferred the flow of market power from suppliers to customers, and a standalone experience, a single moment of truth, holds the potential to make or break a brand. In this highly volatile and competitive marketplace, where customers can easily shift spends, meeting demands in real-time has become an imperative for success.

Happiest Minds Data Science consulting and business analytics solutions leverage the power of predictive analytics to derive real-time insights and reduce customer churn. The company helps the clients solve the toughest data challenges, predict demand for products and services to improve customer satisfaction and guide business strategies based on knowledge and foresight. Data Science service offered by the company enables organizations to:

  • Develop customized statistical models and algorithms
  • Leverage advanced customer, operational and IoT analytics
  • Generate and deploy intelligent insights in near real-time

DevOps: Happiest Minds DevOps solutions adopt an approach that emphasizes communication, collaboration, integration,and automation, thus, removing bottlenecks in software development and ensuring agile delivery for software-driven innovation. The company applies lean and agile principles across the software lifecycle, thereby, improving the culture and processes while fostering innovation and enabling a responsive feedback mechanism. Its DevOps solutions plug the gaps that exist between software development, quality assurance, and IT operations thereby enabling clients to quickly produce software products and services while improving operational performance significantly.

DevOps is a collaborative way of developing and deploying software. Happiest Minds offers DevOps solutions that help organizations to align with the goals, rapidly and reliably, producing high-quality software-based products and services. Therefore, automation is a critical element of DevOps. The offerings include:

  • Automated provisioning
  • Scaling up of servers within minutes
  • Elimination of server state mismatch
  • Bringing up servers to deploy real state

SDN (Software Defined Networking) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization): SDN and NFV have captured people’s attention and are increasingly redefining the way networks are built and managed for a world that is modern, connected and always switched on. The need of the hour is a new software-centric architecture based on SDN and NFV combined with server class commodity hardware intended to provide the desired L4 to L7 intelligence in the network which is simplified, agile, programmable, and flexible. Enterprises are also making a similar shift in their data centers, using Software-Defined Wide Area Networking also known as SDWAN.

Cloud Computing:The benefits of cloud computing are widely accepted and enterprises are moving fast to experience the transformation. Optimizing cloud technologies can increase platform efficiencies, operational flexibility, and business scalability with the potential to elevate businesses to the next level. Happiest Minds Cloud consulting and implementation offerings help enterprises take their next leap towards finding innovative ways to strategize and optimize their business services/operations, information access, application development and find new venues of market expansion opportunities.

“Happiest Minds is a global leader”- The Success story

The company has become successful by exploiting the power of platforms and bringing together producers and consumers in high-value exchanges.  The company has built ideas, business models, and content that disrupts and transforms markets. It has developed a platform ecosystem powered by digital partners and community of users to foster continuous innovation.Happiest Minds helpsits clients adopt an insight led process for creating seamless digital experiences across multiple channels. High-touch convergent experiences that are human, insightful, and data-driven transform customer and employee journeys. Then, predictive analytics enables contextual, customized, and proactive initiatives that earn undying loyalty. The following factors act as Happiest Minds differentiators:

  • Digitally Enhanced Omnichannel Experiences
  • Augmented Customer Understanding
  • Complete Path-to-Purchase Analysis
  • Highly Customized Offerings & Recommendations
  • AI-Powered Predictive Analytics

Meet the thought-provoking leader

Joseph Anantharaju, President, and CEO of Happiest Minds:Joseph has over 19 years of professional experience spanning multiple industries including technology, banking,andmanufacturing etc.Prior to Happiest Minds, Joseph held P&L responsibility for a critical business unit (Microsoft Strategic Business Unit) in Mindtree, which contributed 8% of the company’s revenues. In this role, Joseph was responsible for drafting and implementing a strategy that doubled revenues and established Mindtree as the leader in the Cloud and Testing space.

Before taking on the above P&L responsibility, Joseph played the role of Sales Head and Director of Business Development with Aztecsoft (which was acquired by Mindtree), establishing a relationship with Microsoft and rapidly scaling it into a multi-million dollar account. He was also responsible for winning several large deals during a very critical phase of the company. During his 11 years with the company, Joseph was also involved with Marketing, Account Management,and several strategic initiatives.

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from BITS Pilani and PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad.

“At Happiest Minds, we use our engineering pedigree and vibrant product innovation culture to help you build products and experiences that connect with your customers”