Vice President, Nordics, Virtusa.
Somnath heads Virtusa’s Telecom Segment for Europe. In his role, Somnath is responsible for sales, delivery and operations metrics for all the industry segments within Virtusa across UK and Continental Europe. Prior to Virtusa, Somnath spent 8 years with TechMahindra where he led and built successful businesses in Europe and Asia. Somnath comes with 13 years of experience in the Telecom domain across B/OSS and networks, and has partnered with Tier1 CSPs and OEMs towards helping them respond to disruptive innovation and market dynamics.
During his tenure with TechMahindra, Somnath has been responsible for catalyzing multiple accounts with upto 15X revenue growth, building large multi-year Managed services engagements across geographies, and generating new revenue and logos. As part of the Strategic Initiatives team, Somnath was also a part of the M&A team executing one of the largest acquisitions in the IT industry, and post-acquisition organization transformation and integration.
Somnath has earned his Masters in Business Administrations from the Indian School of Business, and has a degree in Engineering from Pune University. He has also received a patent for a mechanical design innovation. Somnath is an ardent learner and has continued his learning with short and executive courses with the Harvard University.