Published On: Sat, Jun 7th, 2014

Prasad Thrikutam to embark on odyssey as President and Global Head of Application Services for Dell

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Dell Services from its barrio has announced the appointment of Prasad Thrikutam as president and global head, Application Services.

Thrikutam, a 22-year industry veteran who comes on – board Dell from Infosys, will coxswain a global team of almost 10,000 employees in charge for driving Dell’s Application Services business across all vertical industry segments.

He will report to Suresh Vaswani, president of Dell Services, and will be based at Dell Services’ headquarters in Plano.

Mr. Thrikutam had formerly spent 18 efficacious years in multiple executive leadership roles at Infosys. He was previously head of Infosys Americas and the global head for the $1.4 billion Energy, Utilities, Telecom and Services business unit. Prior to this appointment, he was a senior member of the Infosys Executive Council and served on the boards of Infosys BPO, Infosys China and Infosys Public Services, and had also worked as the global head for Strategic Sales, Marketing and Alliances.

“This is an important time for Dell as well as for the IT services industry. Our Application Services business that Prasad will lead presents a great opportunity for Dell as we help our customers modernize and take advantage of digital transformation opportunities,” alleged Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell. Informing that – “Prasad is a proven leader who joins a strong Services executive team. His addition to Dell’s leadership is another example of the investments we’re making in growing the Services business.”

“Dell’s strategy of providing end-to-end solutions that combines its technology strengths, entrepreneurial spirit, deep industry expertise and client centricity is a powerful mix. I am excited about being part of this journey and working with Dell’s talented team to help drive its strategy,” held Mr. Thrikutam.

“I am thrilled to have Prasad join my leadership team. Over the last few years, we have built an application services powerhouse,” purported Mr. Vaswani. Supplementing that – “We continue to invest in innovative capabilities that resonate with the top priorities of our customers — developing next generation applications to leverage digital technologies, legacy modernization and SaaS-based services. Prasad’s impressive strategic expertise and his proven experience in driving industry-leading growth and margins across multiple verticals globally will help Dell continue to grow and help our customers as they transform their business.”

Following the engagement, Thrikutam embarks on this role by way of taking the mantle from Ashutosh Vaidya, who moves into a full-time position as head of Global Delivery for Dell Services. Mr. Thrikutam will be joining Dell from July 28.

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Prasad Thrikutam to embark on odyssey as President and Global Head of Application Services for Dell