Impetus Technologies

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Impetus Technologies
Industry Computer Services, Outsourced Product Development
Founded 1991
Headquarters Los Gatos, California, USA
Key people
Praveen Kankariya CEO, Vineet Tyagi Senior VP-Engineering & Chief Technology Officer
Services Product Development, Technology and Services
Revenue Privately held
Number of employees
1500 [1]
Slogan Innovation Architected

Impetus Technologies is a privately held product development, software services and solutions company. Founded in 1991 by Praveen Kankariya, Impetus is headquartered in Los Gatos, California with development centers in NOIDA, Indore, Gurgaon, and Bengaluru, India.

Impetus is focused on creating new ways of analyzing data for businesses—helping them gain key business insights across the enterprise. The company provides Big Data services Data Science capabilities.


The company was founded in 1991 by Praveen Kankariya in Indore, India, to develop software products and offer product design and development services.[2]

The first product developed by Impetus was for the newspaper industry. The product automated the news acquisition process from various wire services. This product was deployed at more than 200 publication houses across India.[3]

In 1996, Kankariya moved the company to the USA. The company's first international account for software product engineering services was 3M in 1995.[3]


The core focus of the company is on software product development and technology R&D services. Impetus provides offerings in software architecture and design, development, test engineering, performance engineering, sustenance and support.

Impetus works in domains including mobile and wireless, digital media, performance marketing, internet advertising, network security, telecom, finance, healthcare, supply chain management, CRM, and collaboration management.The company is also focused on emerging technologies in mobility, Big Data, SaaS, cloud computing, social media, product testing, and performance engineering.

Impetus has been involved in hundreds of product launches for its global client base since its inception.[4]

Impetus' R&D division, Innovation Labs and Mobile Labs centralize the expertise and knowledge from different domain experts to advice customers on optimal technology strategies.


Impetus has partnered with industry-leading vendors (e.g. Hadoop distribution, NoSQL database, and other Big Data solution providers) to deliver a comprehensive streaming data analytics solution. Below is a partial list of Impetus partners:

Open Source contributions[edit]

Impetus has contributed to and created open-source software projects, including:

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Impetus is the winner of the ‘Dream Companies to Work For’ in Asia by the World HRD Congress in 2015. [16]
  • Impetus voted among India’s ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ in 2015.[17]
  • Top 50 Best IT Companies to Work For in India in 2015[18]
  • Impetus is the winner of the ‘Dream Companies to Work For’ in IT by the World HRD Congress in 2015[19]
  • Impetus ranked as the 5th Most Flexible Workplace in India by Great Place to Work Institute.
  • Impetus voted among India’s ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ in 2014.[20]
  • Impetus voted among India’s ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ in 2013.[21]
  • Impetus ranked among Top 50 India’s Best Companies to Work for 2012 announced by the Great Place to Work Institute.[22]
  • TERI-HSBC Living Business SME award, 2010- Impetus received second prize in 'HSBC Living Business SME Award 2010’, the Corporate Social Responsibility Awards by The Energy and Resources Institute along with HSBC for creating learning opportunities for children from low income families at Noida and Indore through partnership with local NGOs.[23]


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  5. ^ "Impetus Technologies Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Gold Level Partner". Reuters. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Impetus - Technology Partners". Impetus. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Hortonworks - Browse Our Partners". Hortonworks. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  8. ^ "DataStax Partners - System Integrators". DataStax. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  9. ^ "MapR Partners - Impetus Technologies". MapR. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Talend and Impetus Further Partnership to Simplify Big Data Integration". Wisdom Digital Media. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  11. ^ "gae-opensocial - An OpenSocial container for Google App Engine (GAE-Python) - Google Project Hosting". Retrieved 2013-10-22. 
  12. ^ "hadoop-toolkit - Build tool kit/extensions for Hadoop - Google Project Hosting". Retrieved 2013-10-22. 
  13. ^ "impetus-opensource/Kundera · GitHub". Retrieved 2013-10-22. 
  14. ^ "zing - A Java Shindig based OpenSocial compatible social networking website - Google Project Hosting". Retrieved 2013-10-22. 
  15. ^ "Impetus to Showcase Its Open Source Contributions at OSCON 2010". Reuters. 2010-07-13. Retrieved 2013-10-22. 
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  21. ^ Impetus voted among India’s ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ in 2013
  22. ^ Kumud Das, TNN Jul 17, 2012, 05.00PM IST (2012-07-17). "Impetus ranked in top 50 'India's best companies to work for in 2012'". The Times of India. Retrieved 2013-11-08. 
  23. ^ Business Wire India (2010-04-21). "HSBC Living Business SME Awards". Business Wire India. Retrieved 2013-11-08. 

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