Executives bring digital leadership expertise in key verticals
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – July 27, 2021 – Infostretch, a leader in digital engineering services, today announced it has appointed two new board members. These appointments are the latest in a series of board-level additions following Infostretch’s private equity investment from Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Everstone Group, and Infostretch’s acquisition of digital technology and consulting firm, Saggezza.
The new board members are Socka Suppiah, Co-Founder and COO of Saggezza, and Harit Talwar, partner at Goldman Sachs and Chairman of its Consumer business, including the consumer banking platform, Marcus by Goldman Sachs. Both board members have long-running leadership experience in digital transformation particularly in the financial, insurance and healthcare sectors, the key sectors where Infostretch has experienced the greatest growth over recent years.
“Harit and Socka bring considerable domain experience to Infostretch and I am proud to welcome them on board,” said Rutesh Shah, CEO & founder of Infostretch. “With their proven track records evolving businesses through technology, they will be able to hit the ground running as we look to expand our footprint in the high-growth digital engineering space.”
Harit Talwar – Partner at Goldman Sachs & Chairman of the Consumer Business, including Marcus
Harit is a Partner at Goldman Sachs and Chairman of the firm’s global Consumer business. As a senior executive, Harit has worked in Asia, Europe and America, and has extensive experience running large businesses, building and scaling start-ups, overseeing transformational M&A, and forging strategic partnerships with leading organizations. Harit joined Goldman Sachs in 2015 to lead their entry into the consumer space. As the first employee, he helped build the business into a modern consumer platform that today serves millions of customers.
Socka Suppiah – Co-Founder and COO, Saggezza
Socka is a leader in operational transformation. With Saggezza, he was instrumental in directing the strategy that supported the company’s business development initiatives and expanded solution offerings. He has extensive experience in digital consulting and has been the Chief Technology Officer for two start-ups. He is passionate about inspiring his teams towards an entrepreneurial spirit by encouraging them to think in innovative, sometimes unconventional, ways.
Infostretch is a pure-play digital engineering services firm focused on helping companies accelerate their digital initiatives from strategy and planning through execution. We leverage deep technical expertise, Agile methodologies and data-driven intelligence to modernize systems of engagement and simplify human/tech interaction. We deliver custom solutions that meet customers’ technology needs wherever they are in their digital lifecycle. Backed by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking and Everstone Group, Infostretch works with both large enterprises and emerging innovators — putting digital to work to enable new products and business models, engage with customers in new ways, and create sustainable competitive differentiation. For more information, visit https://www.infostretch.com/.