Vivek Mansingh to steer Dell Software Group in India

By siliconindia staff writer   |   Sunday, 24 April 2005, 07:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE:Dr.Vivek Mansingh, Managing Director of Portal Information Technology India Pvt. Ltd. has moved to head the India software products division for Dell Computers.

Mansingh has had a key role in the growth of Portal. Vilas Madapurmath, Portal’s director of engineering, who is currently based in the U.S., is likely to be the next managing director of Portal. Madapurmath played a key role in setting up the operations of Portal in India. Both Mansingh and Vilas were unavailable for comment.

India Development Center of Portal Software is a 450-member organization providing software development and support to Portal Software, Inc.

Mansingh has published more than 85 technical papers. He graduated with a PhD in Simulation Software and a M.Sc. from Queen's University, Kingston, Canada; He also underwent the Executive Business Management Program for Growing Companies, Stanford University in 1996.

Dell established its first India customer contact center at Bangalore in May 2001, and then opened its second center at Hyderabad in March 2003. The success of these facilities encouraged Dell to expand to Mohali recently. These three centers are part of a global network of approximately 50 centers that Dell operates.

Dell has been so far known in India for back office support. Dell will be expanding its footprint in India with Mansingh steering the Software Products division.





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