Neeraja Kandala

Neeraja Kandala

Senior Analyst

Big Data, Mobility, Social

Neeraja covers Big Data, Mobility, Cloud, Analytics and Social at Offshore Insights. She has over 8 years of research and consulting experience.

Prior to this, she worked as a Lead Analyst and Project Manager at a leading research and business intelligence firm. There she handled more than 50 bespoke research assignments across verticals including telecommunications, IT, healthcare, banking and financial services and professional services.

She led a team of analysts in delivering research-enabled solutions to companies on competitive and market intelligence, India entry, opportunity assessment and partner selection strategies. She was a part of the core team that started ‘Sourcing Practice’, a business unit focused on researching the outsourcing sector. Her specialist areas included legal process outsourcing (LPO), market research outsourcing (MRO) and medical transcription outsourcing.

Neeraja has also handled key research assignments for US and Europe based firms looking to outsource/offshore business services.  Some of her relevant research include: Insights into the current and future offshoring trends in the publishing industry; Evaluation and benchmarking of vendors in the legal publishing industry; Comparative analysis of large IT services & BPO vendors in the US and India; Study to analyze market-size and acceptance for an auditing solutions provider ; Study of captive units of global banking and financial services institutions. 

She has authored research reports, discussion papers and articles on sourcing practices globally.  She has also presented papers at national and international conferences including CII, IAOP, and Centre for Global Outsourcing.

Neeraja holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.