Digital transformation is first and foremost a business transformation, reveals Capgemini
The CEO Magazine
Capgemini designs and delivers significant transformations through its mastery of digital advances, information insight, and business transformation. The company is committed to deliver significant improvements in value and performance. Capgemini is present in 44 countries with more than 140,000 employees, the group offers an array of integrated services that combine top-of-the-range technology with deep sector expertise. The company began its India operations in the year 2000 and today is present across 9 Indian cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai, Trichy and Salem. Capgemini India is part of the Paris-based and world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, Capgemini Group.
With experienced and dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini India has strong domain experience in consulting, technology and outsourcing to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors. It helps them advance in their respective industries. For Financial Year 2014 the group reported global revenues of EUR 10.57 billion with an organic growth of 3.4%. In 2007 Capgemini acquired Kanbay, a US company with a strong presence in India and specializing in financial services.
Capgemini’s global delivery model Rightshore assists organizations to add value while using resources more effectively. It brings together Capgemini’s best talent from the right balance of onshore, nearshore and offshore locations and work with its clients as a unified team. This balance enables Capgemini to deliver the optimum solution for its client’s business needs.
Person behind Capgemini India
Aruna Jayanthi plays key role for the company. She is a Member of Capgemini Group Executive Committee, CEO – Capgemini India and Chairperson of Sweden Country Board, Capgemini Sweden. At Capgemini India, one of the biggest business units of Capgemini group, Aruna is responsible for all business units – Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing services in India with a focus to increase the integration and performance of over 60,000 growing employee base.
Prior to assuming the role of a CEO in January 2011, Aruna was the Global Delivery Officer for Capgemini Outsourcing, where she improved quality, productivity and profitability of Capgemini’s outsourcing operations worldwide.
Aruna joined Capgemini in early 2000 and was part of the core team that initiated and setup Capgemini’s offshore capabilities. She also initiated the BPO services in India and was actively involved in growing the business organically and via acquisitions. In 2007, she moved to a global role as head of delivery for Outsourcing.
Aruna has over 2 decades experience in the IT services industry and has worked in both multinationals and pure-play companies. She has worked out of Europe and North America and continues to travel extensively meeting customers, analysts and Capgemini staff, getting a pulse of customer expectations and market direction.
Aruna is an Executive Council member of the industry body – NASSCOM; through which she has been working towards strengthening India as a global talent pool for the IT-BPM segment by creating programmes that bridge the industry-academia gap.
Within a short period of being appointed CEO, Aruna has quickly made her mark in the world of Indian business. She has been constantly featured in Fortune India’s and Business Today’s list of Most Powerful Women. Aruna was also conferred with ‘The Woman of the Corporate World’ award at India Today’s Women Summit 2013.
Aruna Jayanthi has completed her Masters in Management Studies in Finance from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.
Over Sixty thousand employees are working in its nine offices in India. Their major competitors are Accenture, TCS, Wipro, IBM, Infosys, and HCL. Capgemini believes that digital transformation is first and foremost a business transformation. Its talented consultants and professionals help organizations to define and deliver winning strategies by harnessing the power of this new digital economy, through a collaborative, relationship-based approach.