Avasant is a global manage- ment consulting firm that advises private and public
sector organizations on translating the power of technology into
realizable business strategies.
Over the last decade, Avasant has
become a leader in digital and IT
transformation, sourcing advisory, global strategy, and governance services. Kevin S. Parikh,
Global CEO & Senior Partner of
Avasant, sat down with
Consulting to discuss Avasant’s financial
performance, revenue growth and
overall business outlook for the
remainder of this year and next.
Consulting: What were
the main factors that
contributed to your firm’s
Parikh: Avasant takes pride in delivering high-value engagements
through industry-focused innovation and flexible client-based
solutions. In order to deliver on
this commitment to our clients,
Avasant promotes a company
culture predicated on teamwork.
Our seasoned professionals average 20 years of industry-honed
experience and have conducted
over 1000 engagements in over
Consulting: How is this year
shaping up for your firm?
Parikh: This year marks Avas-
ant’s 10th anniversary, and a de-
cade committed to excellence for
its clients, employees, and stra-
tegic innovations, and 2017 has
truly been a landmark year for
Consulting: How would you
describe your firm’s outlook
for 2018? Where do you see
the most opportunities?
Parikh: The most exciting upcoming trend we are seeing is the
emergence of Digital Singularity.
Digital Singularity is introducing humankind to a new world
that is ultimately powered by a
hyper convergence of technologies. Yes, technology adoption
will result in fewer manual and
process-oriented jobs, but it will
also open the door for a higher
level of thinking, innovation, and
dreaming. Corporate America
especially has an opportunity to
utilize digital trends to drive unprecedented levels of innovation
within the organization
Consulting: What would
you say are your firm’s
biggest challenges in 2018?
Parikh: Avasant has a number
of ambitious and highly disruptive projects planned, which will
change the way businesses are run
and interact with their consumers.
Avasant will also be launching
a number of new solutions for
providers as a part of our Intel-
ligent Provider Services. We are
also currently looking for small
to medium sized acquisitions that
support our underlying business
strategy in 2018.
Consulting: What does being
named one of Consulting’s
Fastest Growing Firms mean
to your firm, your employees
and your clients?
Parikh: From our firm’s inception, we believed that a comprehensive understanding of the
marketplace and strong relationships within the provider community would drive Avasant to
the top. Our solutions transcend
traditional models and focus on
delivering low cost, high-value
opportunities. We are thrilled to
know that our innovative methods continue to leave a lasting
mark in the industry.