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HRH The Duke of York, KG Visits Happiest Minds in Reading to Celebrate First Year Anniversary
By: Business Wire
Dec. 6, 2012 11:00 AM
Happiest Minds Technologies, a next generation IT solutions & Services Company today welcomed The Duke of York to its facility in Reading for its first year anniversary celebration of its UK Operations. His Royal Highness is visiting Happiest Minds after his meeting with Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman of Happiest Minds during The Duke of York’s visit to Bangalore as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
In the short period of its presence in the UK, Happiest Minds has built a team of seasoned consultants and acquired a number of marquee customers, with the UK operations contributing 20% to its global business.
Happiest Minds is also exploring setting up a delivery center in Manchester to meet possible client needs in Northern England and creating local jobs.
His Royal Highness is visiting Happiest Minds to recognise and further encourage inward investment in the UK from overseas. The Duke of York seeks to support overseas investors and help them to create prosperity for the UK.
Commenting on the visit, Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman, Happiest Minds Technologies, said, “We are honored to have The Duke of York present in our Reading office to hear about the work that we have been doing for our British customers. We are committed to achieving a significant presence in the UK and are also looking at creating local employment in the region. We are pleased that our Mission of Happiest People. Happiest Customers is resonating in the UK as demonstrated by our early success.”
"We see a high growth potential for Happiest Minds with our focus on disruptive technologies and have already delivered innovative and transformational solutions for our customers. We also see UK as our gateway to enter Europe and service our customers with the same excellence that we have been delivering to our clients around the world,” said Ganesh Narasimhaiya, Vice President and Country Head, Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
About Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Happiest Minds was launched in August, 2011 by Ashok Soota and a team of industry experts, with the mission to create Happiest People and Happiest Customers. Happiest Minds is a next gen IT solutions & Services Company, enabling organizations to capture the business benefits of disruptive technologies of cloud computing, social media, mobility solutions, business intelligence, analytics and unified communications. Happiest Minds offers high degree of skills, IPs and domain expertise across a set of focused areas that include IT Services, Product Engineering Services, Infrastructure Management, Security, Testing and Consulting. Happiest Minds focus industries include Retail, CPG, Technology, Banking, Financial & Insurance Services, Travel, Hospitality& Transportation, Manufacturing and Media & Entertainment. Solution focus areas are Multi-channel Commerce, Customer Experience Management and Social Media Analytics.
Headquartered in Bangalore, India, Happiest Minds has operations in the US, UK and Singapore. It secured a $45 million Series A funding led by Canaan Partners, Intel Capital, Ashok Soota and supported by its founders.
For more information visit www.happiestminds.com
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