Tech czar Phaneesh Murthy joins Cigniti Technologies board

Phaneesh Murthy, who was previously associated with Infosys and iGate in leadership roles, has joined the board of Hyderabad-based Cigniti Technologies Limited as a non-executive director. Cigniti is an independent software testing (IST) service provider.

"Phaneesh will advise the board and work closely with the management at Cigniti to drive the business growth. We firmly believe that his association, inputs and strategic direction will help us further accelerate our journey towards becoming the world's largest and most respected independent software testing services company," C V Subramanyam, chairman and managing director of Cigniti, said.  

Phaneesh said, "In today's rapidly changing digital world, organisations are powered by intelligent software. Companies are now leveraging DevOps to release applications on an hourly mode, instead of annual basis as was the norm just a few years ago. I am excited to be a part of the company, which is attempting to ensure this agility through its leading IP-led software testing services."

Phaneesh is widely recognized as an industry pioneer with 25 years of experience in structuring and managing large outsourcing deals for Fortune 500 companies. Phaneesh's previous roles include CEO and President of iGate Corporation and worldwide head of sales and marketing, head of communications, and product solutions group at Infosys Ltd. He also consults for various businesses.