The Boston charter of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) has recognized Kris Canekeratne, Chairman and CEO of Virtusa, with an award for his role in leading Virtusa to its status as a premier provider of business to business solutions, at its 2018 Entrepreneurship Awards gala. TiE Boston's Entrepreneurship Awards program recognizes individuals who have created or shaped a category through a significant contribution that is deemed mission critical to the innovation economy and have contributed to the development of the community with their time, resources, guidance, and mentorship.
Virtusa's Chairman & CEO, Kris Canekeratne, is a winner of the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2018 Award in the New England region for the Business Process Outsourcing category. This prestigious awards program recognizes entrepreneurs across industries who have steered their organizations excellence in areas such as innovation and financial performance and have showcased exemplary personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Kris Canekeratne was selected as a winner by a panel of independent judges, making him one of ten representatives from the New England region to contend for the coveted U.S. national title.
Virtusa recognized as a Visionary for the second consecutive year in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide. For the Magic Quadrant report, Gartner evaluated vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. The criteria for completeness of vision included market understanding, marketing strategy, sales strategy, offering (product) strategy, business model, vertical/industry strategy, innovation and geographic strategy, and for ability to execute included product or service, overall viability, sales execution/pricing, market responsiveness/record, marketing execution, customer experience, and operations.
Virtusa has been recognized in NelsonHalla's vendor evaluation and assessment (NEAT) report as a Leader in Digital Banking Services. NelsonHall, a global business process services and IT services research and analysis firm, recognized Virtusa as a Leader for its ability to meet future client requirements and deliver immediate benefits, its retail banking capabilities, leadership in new banking models and focus on professional services.
Virtusa has been recognized by Pegasystems in its 2018 Pega Partner Awards for excellence in two separate categories (1) Partner Excellence in Accelerating Growth: Business Development, and (2) Partner Excellence in Thought Leadership: Agile Enterprise (Digital Process Automation). Pega, the software company empowering customer engagement at the world's leading enterprises, recognized Virtusa as one of its 2018 Pega Partner Award recipients at PegaWorld, its annual conference held this week in Las Vegas. As a strategic partner of Pega, Virtusa has implemented large-scale, high-quality, complex digital process automation (DPA) platforms and solutions using the Pega suite of solutions.Learn more about the Virtusa-Pega partnership
Virtusa was recognized as one of the top 20 global IT service providers in Everest Group's 2018 PEAK Matrix Service Provider of the Year awards for IT services. The awards, now in their third year, recognize IT service providers who have demonstrated consistent leadership over the previous year in the PEAK Matrix reports issued by Everest Group. In addition, Virtusa has been positioned in the second spot of global top 10 IT services challengers in Everest Group's 2018 PEAK Matrix Service Provider of the Year awards for IT services. Virtusa achieved these rankings by showcasing exceptional innovation capabilities, delivery excellence, and a strong partner ecosystem across multiple fields, including digital services, application services, banking and insurance solutions, cloud and infrastructure services, and healthcare services.
IAOP has recognized the company in its 2018 Global Outsourcing 100 list in the Leader Judging Size category. As a reflection of its leading position as a strategic IT outsourcing partner of choice for global enterprises, Virtusa has received an All Star Company distinction from IAOP for the company's size and growth, customer references, awards and certifications, programs for innovation, and programs for corporate social responsibility. The 2018 Global Outsourcing 100 recognizes the world's best outsourcing service providers and advisors.