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|Industry||Computer Services, Outsourced Product Development|
|Headquarters||Los Gatos, California, USA|
|Praveen Kankariya CEO, Vineet Tyagi Senior VP-Engineering & Chief Technology Officer|
|Services||Product Development, Technology and Services|
Number of employees
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 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.
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.
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
Impetus has contributed to and created open-source software projects, including:
- GAE-OpenSocial - Python based infrastructure for the OpenSocial community interested in the Google Cloud.
- Hadoop-toolkit - This can build tool kits/extensions for the Hadoop ecosystem. It creates and provides links to existing tools.
- Kundera - A JPA 2.0 compliant Object-Datastore Mapping Library for NoSQL Datastores.
- Zing - Java Apache Shindig-based OpenSocial-compatible social networking website.
- WebROaR - Ruby application server.
Awards and recognition
- Impetus is the winner of the ‘Dream Companies to Work For’ in Asia by the World HRD Congress in 2015. 
- Impetus voted among India’s ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ in 2015.
- Top 50 Best IT Companies to Work For in India in 2015
- Impetus is the winner of the ‘Dream Companies to Work For’ in IT by the World HRD Congress in 2015
- 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.
- Impetus voted among India’s ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ in 2013.
- Impetus ranked among Top 50 India’s Best Companies to Work for 2012 announced by the Great Place to Work Institute.
- 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.
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