Prasad Thrikutam, former senior vice-president of Infosys whose resignation was announced on Thursday, will join Dell Services as president and global head, Application Services, on July 28. He replaces Ashutosh Vaidya, who will become the head of Global Delivery for Dell Services.
At Dell, Thrikutam will lead a global team of 10,000 people, responsible for driving Dell's Application Services business across all vertical industry segments and report to Dell Services president Suresh Vaswani. He will be based at Dell's headquarters in Plano.
“Dell's strategy of providing end-to-end solutions that combines its technology strengths, entrepreneurial spirit, deep industry expertise and client centricity is a powerful mix. I am excited about being part of this journey and working with Dell’s talented team to help drive its strategy,” said Thrikutam.
He was the head of Infosys America, strategic sales, marketing and alliance and was also previously the global head for the Energy, Utilities, Telecom and Services business unit. Thrikutam was a senior member of the Infosys Executive Council and served on the boards of Infosys BPO, Infosys China and Infosys Public Services.
“This is an important time for Dell as well as for the IT services industry. Our Application Services business that Prasad will lead presents a great opportunity for Dell as we help our customers modernise and take advantage of digital transformation opportunities,” said Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell.