Pune-based, InnovizeTech Software, strengthens top team to aggressively drive Sapience adoption

 | December 13,2011 12:33 pm IST

Pune-based entrepreneurial firm, InnovizeTech Software, has strengthened its management team with the induction of Avinash Sethi and Ranjit Nambiar to give a big thrust to sales and marketing of its flagship software product Sapience, a patent-pending cloud-based solution.



Sapience, a patent-pending and award-winning solution powers a 15-20% increase in work output for companies, without requiring any change in existing process or additional management effort.

It is an exciting new player in India’s emerging software product story. The company is founded by 4 entrepreneurs with strong product DNA and track record of building successful companies.



InnovizeTech Software, funded by India’s oldest angel group Indian Angel Network in mid 2010, received Series A funding of Rs 4.5 crores from Seed Enterprises last month.



Having established a base with an innovative product and twenty clients in 2011, the induction of Avinash Sethi as the Chief Marketing Officer and Ranjit Nambiar as Vice President of Sales marks the company’s shift towards and aggressive sales strategy.



Ranjit joins InnovizeTech from Dell India after a successful stint of 6 years, where he rapidly rose to the position of India Head, S&P and Transactional Services Business. He brings in over 16 years of experience in Sales, and growing business exponentially in the large Enterprise segment that include the Top Global 500 organizations.



“My energies would focus on building and leading a top notch Sales team. I would personally drive adoption of Sapience among large enterprises. With its capability to generate significant gains in work output at companies, Sapience has the makings of a star software product from India,” says Ranjit Nambiar, Vice President Sales.



Avinash Sethi as the Chief Marketing Officer at InnovizeTech will focus on helping the company grow into the next orbit.



Avinash, an MBA from IIM Indore and a graduate in Electrical Engineering, has 15 years of experience with successful stints at Tata Consultancy Services and Intel before establishing the Indian operations of InfoBeans, followed by the UK and Pune offices.



“At InnovizeTech, I intend to build strong partnerships with customers by gaining insights into their needs. We don’t want to just sell a product, but wish to be a partner in growing revenue and increasing profit for our customers through our innovative solution, Sapience.” says Avinash Sethi.



Welcoming the new members, Shirish Deodhar, InnovizeTech Co-founder and CEO, said, “We are entering a string growth phase now. The addition of Avinash Sethi and Ranjit Nambiar will help us ramp up sales and marketing effort, and expand our ability to aggressively reach out to our customer base. We shall continue to get strategic inputs from our experienced Board members consisting of Harish Mehta and Mitesh Bohra.”



While Mehta represents Indian angel Network on the Board, Mitesh joined recently on behalf of Seed Enterprises. Indian Angel Network members Rehan yar Khan and Rajan Anandan serve on the advisory board of InnovizeTech.



Sapience’s delivers automated visibility into Enterprise Effort. It is cloud based, though an on-premise option is available for large enterprises. The client portfolio is expanding rapidly, and currently includes large and medium IT Services firms like Zensar, product ISVs (IDeaS, Bio-Analytical Technologies), KPOs (SG Analytics), and Engineering Services companies such as EnVenture and Excelize.