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Mindtree Ltd.
Type Public
Traded as BSE532819; NSEMINDTREE
Industry IT, PES (Product Engineering Services)
Founded 18 August 1999
Headquarters Bangalore, India
Key people Subroto Bagchi(Chairman)
Krishnakumar Natarajan(CEO)
Rostow Ravanan(CFO)
Revenue Increase$ 501.5 million USD (2014) [1]
Operating income Increase$ 101 million USD (2014)[2]
Total assets Increase$ 341.06 million USD (2014)[3]
Employees 13,108 (Sep 2014)[4]
Website www.mindtree.com

Mindtree is a Global information technology and Outsourcing company headquartered in Bengaluru, India and New Jersey. Founded in 1999, the company employs approximately 13,000 employees with annual revenue of $500+ million.[5] Mindtree sells technology services. Mindtree deals in e-commerce, mobility, cloud enablement, digital transformation, business intelligence, data analytics, testing, infrastructure, EAI and ERP with more than 200 clients and offices in 14 countries.[6] Its largest operations are in India and major markets are United States and Europe. The company was formed on 18th August 1999 by ten IT professionals, who formerly worked for Cambridge Technology Partners, Lucent Technologies, and Wipro.[7]

History[edit]

In August 1999, MindTree Consulting Private Limited was founded by ten IT professionals of which three of them invested through an entity incorporated in Mauritius.[8] Mindtree was funded by venture capital firms, such as Walden International and Sivan Securities and later in 2001 from the Capital Group and Franklin Templeton.[9]

Mindtree went public on 12 December 2006 and was listed on Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange. The IPO opened on 9 February 2007 and closed on 14 February 2007.[10] The IPO was oversubscribed more than 100 times.[11] Subroto Bagchi, co-founder and chairman, has written about its history.[12]

Mindtree announced a new brand identity with the unveiling of its logo, which includes the new tagline "Welcome to possible" on September 28, 2012.[13]

Global presence[edit]

The company has 28 offices located across the globe.[14] Mindtree setup its first U.S. delivery center (USDC) in Gainesville, Florida, under the leadership of Scott Staples, co-founder and Global Head of Sales.[15]

Location[edit]

India: Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad. Bhubaneswar – Under Construction.

USA: Redmond, California, Phoenix, Florida, Gainesville, Illinois, New Jersey

Asia (Except India): Singapore, Dubai, China

Europe: United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium

Oceania: Australia

Innovation Labs[edit]

Services[edit]

The company specialise in Application Development and Maintenance, Digital Services, Enterprise Application Services, EAI BPM (Enterprise Application Integration and Business Process Management), Engineering R&D, Enterprise Application Services, Testing, Infrastructure Management and IT Strategy & Consulting.[17] MindTree provides various Research and Development services such as IP-led services, bluetooth, semiconductor, Digital Video Surveillance, MindTest(Integrated Test Methodology), MWatch(IT infrastructure management and service platform) and OmniChannel.[18][19] [20]

Mindtree’s business is structured around clients in key verticals such as Key Accounts Group, BFSI, Manufacturing, Fast-moving consumer goods, Retail and Travel,Transport and Hospitality industry, Hitech (Digital and Media Services). The company has business analysts, technology experts and services specialists engineering for clients across these verticals.[21]

Employee Metrics[edit]

Mindtree has a total of 13,018 employees as of Sep 30, 2014, of which 27% were women. Its workforce consists of employees representing 29 nationalities working from various offices across the globe. Out of its total workforce, 93.74% are software professionals and remaining 6.26% work for support and sales.[22]

Acquisitions[edit]

Name Acquisition date Activities Country of HQ Price Employees
(at acquisition)
Reference
ASAP Solutions 2004 SAP & ERP India & USA NA 120 [23]
Linc Software Services Pvt Ltd 2005 Application development and Maintenance domains for Mid-Range Systems India $7 million USD 220 [24]
CoSystems 2005 Telecom (Captive Development Center – Indian division) USA INR 10 million INR 20 [25]
TES-Purple Vision 2007 Electronics(IC Design). Indian Division. Subsidiary of TES Electronic Solutions SA. France $6.55 million USD 150 [26][27]
Aztecsoft 2008 Product engineering and Testing services company. Aztecsoft acquired Disha Technologies a testing company in 2004 India INR 40 million INR 2200 [28][29]
Kyocera Wireless India Pvt Ltd 2009 Wireless services. Indian R&D Division Japan $6 million USD 600 [30][31]
7Strata 2010 Remote infrastructure management services India INR 7.2 million INR 90 [32][33]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Name Location Type Industry
Mindtree Software (Shanghai) Co. Ltd[34] Shanghai, China Owned IT
Mindtree Wireless[35] Bangalore, India Owned Wireless Products and Services
Nuvepro [36] Bengaluru, India Independent. Incubated at Mindtree Cloud Computing – VMUnify

Philanthropy[edit]

Mindtree Foundation is a unit of Mindtree that works in the pursuit of better living for people with disabilities and enhancement in the quality of primary education.[37] Mindtree Foundation was incorporated on 20 November 2007 under section 25 of Companies Act.

Mindtree’s employees, assistive technologies and associations with NGOs help to provide:[38]

  • Launched 'Udaan' ,a scholarship program to support the medical education of underprivileged students in association with Narayana Hrudayalaya Charitable Trust.[39]
  • Launched 'I Got Garbage' ,a cloud-based platform aimed to simplify waste management and transform every waste picker in Bangalore, India into an entrepreneur through a structured and governed waste management framework.[40]
  • Individual Social Responsibility – Employees join the cause of donation of old clothes/toys/books, distribution of solar lanterns, caring for the elderly, cleaning up the city, blood and organ donation.[41]
  • Education to underprivileged children with a special emphasis on people with disability
  • Relief of poverty by way of assistance to food, shelter and clothing
  • Relief of distress caused by natural calamities of nature

Mindtree Foundation is associated with:[42]

  • Missionaries of Charity (M.O.C.)
  • Gandhiji Shanti Nivas Leprosy Rehabilitation Centre
  • Sparsh Foundation
  • Spastics Society of Karnataka (SSK)
  • Sikshana Educational Development program for
  • Rural Government School Children
  • AMBA Centers for Economic Empowerment of the Intellect

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Mindtree named a Leader in Zinnov's Global R&D Service Provider Ratings for the Third Year in a Row in 2014.[43]
  • Mindtree was ranked #1 under the categories "Best Managed IT/Software/Technology Company in Asia" and the "Best Managed Company in India" for 2013 by Euromoney’s Annual Asia Company Ranking.[44]
  • Mindtree wins the "Most Promising Company of the Year" Award from CNBC TV18.[45]
  • Selected by WASL procurement team as "Best Supplier in IT – Software services Category" in December 2012.[46]
  • Selected by Forbes Asia as one of the "200 Best Under A Billion companies" of 2012.[47]
  • Positioned as the third leading semiconductor R&D service provider in a survey conducted by Zinnov Management Consulting that covered India, China, Russia and Eastern Europe.[48]
  • Named among the top ten providers of outsourcing/IT integration services to the consumer goods industry in Consumer Goods Technology’s (CGT) 2011 Readers’ Choice Survey.[49]
  • Texas Instruments 2008 Supplier Excellence Award – the first Indian company to win this award.[50]
  • The Youngest company to earn CRMM Level 3 certification.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  10. ^ "MindTree Consulting IPO to open on Feb 9". The Economic Times. 6 February 2007. 
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  15. ^ "Mindtree’s first U.S. delivery center". 
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  24. ^ "Mindtree acquires Linc Software Services Pvt Ltd". 
  25. ^ "Mindtree acquires Indian Division of CoSystems". 
  26. ^ "Mindtree acquires TES-Purple Vision". 
  27. ^ "Mindtree acquires TES-Purple Vision". 
  28. ^ "Mindtree acquires Aztecsoft". 
  29. ^ "Mindtree acquires Aztecsoft". 
  30. ^ "Mindtree acquires Kyocera Wireless India Pvt Ltd". 
  31. ^ "Mindtree acquires Kyocera Wireless India Pvt Ltd". 
  32. ^ "Mindtree acquires 7Strata". 
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  34. ^ "Mindtree Shanghai". 
  35. ^ "Mindtree Wireless". 
  36. ^ "Vmunify". 
  37. ^ "Mindtree Foundation". 
  38. ^ "Mindtree Foundation contribution". 
  39. ^ "Udaan". 
  40. ^ "I Got Garbage". 
  41. ^ "Mindtree ISR". 
  42. ^ "Mindtree Foundation associates". 
  43. ^ "Awards & achievements". 
  44. ^ "Mindtree Ranked #1 by Euromoney in the ‘Best Managed Company for 2013’ under Two Award Categories". 
  45. ^ "Mindtree Wins the 'Most Promising Company of the Year' Award From CNBC TV18". 
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