The Center for Innovation and Hub for Engineering Talent

Avasant's Chirag Rawat recently sat down with Luxoft Financial Services' Patrick Corcoran and Vadym Pankin to discuss Ukraine and how it is fast becoming a center of innovation, possesses a population that’s focused on entrepreneurship, and where even the government is also adopting and trialing new technologies such as Blockchain. This interview is part of a three-part series. See parts two and three here.



About Chirag Rawat

Chirag Rawat is an Associate Director at Avasant and has over 10 years of outsourcing experience. He has a mix of Consulting, Account Management and Operational background. Chirag has worked with country governments, parastatal bodies, international organizations and Fortune 500 corporations, helping them in developing and promoting their country's services sector or navigating them through their technology sourcing decision making. His work primarily involves providing strategic advice for socio-economic development and technology performance improvement.

Chirag has obtained his MSc. In Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics.

About Avasant

Avasant is a leading management consulting firm focused on translating the power of technology into realizable business strategies for the world’s largest corporations. Specializing in digital and IT transformation, sourcing advisory, global strategy and governance services, Avasant prides itself on delivering high-value engagements through industry-focused innovation and flexible client-based solutions.

Our seasoned professionals have an average of 20 years of industry-honed expertise, having conducted 1000+ engagements in over 50 countries. Avasant’s next generation consulting and advisory methods have made it the top-ranked firm in its class, with recognition from numerous organizations, including: Vault, NOA, IAOP, and Wall Street Journal.

Avasant’s engagement in the global market has inspired a strong commitment to community and purpose. Avasant Foundation supports technology and skill development programs to create employment opportunities for youth across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.

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