ANALYSTS

Prashant Raje

Prashant Raje

Principal Analyst

Vendor Growth Strategy, Product Development, Vendor Landscape

 

Prashant Raje covers Strategy for IT Services and OPD firms at Offshore Insights. With thirty years of industry experience, he helps firms in a breadth of delivery and business management functions from business strategy, planning and general management to delivery management, change management and organization development.

Before joining Offshore Insights, Prashant headed Corporate Strategy & Planning at Persistent Systems, a leading OPD firm, and played a key role in company’s aggressive growth. Before taking up the corporate planning role, he was in-charge of Offshore Development Center for Persistent’s largest customer.

Prior to Persistent, he set up, built and managed the offshore engineering and delivery organization of a Silicon Valley based IT Services start-up. Before that he was part of the core team that set up the India Development Center of the well-known database company, Informix Software, which he subsequently managed as its Director.

In his early days, before moving into project management and software engineering management, Prashant built his career in the product engineering space and contributed to the development of several infrastructure products, such as the operating system kernel of a multi-processor fault tolerant system for a company in Boston. During this period he was also associated with the Energy Management Systems Division of Control Data Corporationand their Supercomputer building spin-off, ETA Corporation.

Prashant has Masters of Technology in Computer Science from IIT Mumbai and Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics from BITS Pilani.