Syntel, Inc. is a global provider of Information Technology (IT) and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) solutions, with global development centers in India, and US.
Syntel was founded in Troy, Michigan in 1980 by Indian Bharat Desai, a graduate of University’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Neerja Sethi with an initial investment of $2,000. Originally named “Systems International,” the company began providing software staffing services to local corporations, earning $30,000 in its first year.
On February 1, 2010, Syntel announced the promotion of Prashant Ranade to the position of CEO. Founder and former CEO Bharat Desai will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board, and is the majority shareholder.
As of June 30, 2010, Syntel has over 14,900 employees and annual revenues in excess of $419 million.
Founder(s): Bharat Desai, Neerja Sethi
Headquarters: Troy, Michigan, USA
Number of locations: 27 offices worldwide
Official website: http://www.syntelinc.com
Syntel's mission is to create new opportunities for their clients by harnessing their passion, talent, and innovation. To succeed in this mission, their employees must maintain a client-focus and be willing to go that extra mile. They strive to deliver quality that exceeds their customers' expectations through their dedication and passion for their work. They strive to live their brand: Consider IT Done.
Managers in the field are expected to make decisions based on the best interest of the customer, always responsible for meeting customer needs. Syntel's on-site management policies encourage managers to view themselves as leaders, coaches and motivators creating a positive growth environment allowing for the input of individual employees. Managers delegate responsibilities to employees, awarding them ownership of processes. The results? High levels of pride, loyalty, and dedication to quality!