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Bobby Varanasi

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Bobby Varanasi is one of the acknowledged Top 25 Globalisation Leaders in the global sourcing space and the Founder of Matryzel Consulting: an independent advisory firm that acknowledged as one of the World’s Best Outsourcing Advisory Firms two years in a row (2013 & 2014). He brings with him two decades of experience in consulting and management across IT, Business Services and building global operations. He advises federal governments across four continents on ICT sector development with particular emphasis on policy development, industry-government partnerships aimed at creating GDP growth and creating positive economic impacts through increasing domestic (and inclusive) productive faculties. Bobby also advises Fortune 500 customer organisations on strategy, growth and expansions. He is a sought-after speaker in conferences and roundtables worldwide. He is often quoted and published in major global publications. Bobby also holds key positions on the Boards of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) and the Global Sourcing Council (GSC) - an entity focussed on sustainable and socially responsible sourcing practices. He is author of a book entitled “Humanomics – Making Sense of Socio-economic Impacts of Global Sourcing” published by Author House (a Penguin group company). An avid scuba diver and basketball player, he currently splits his time between Newark, DE, USA and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with his wife and two sons.

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Apr 06, 2017    2

Statistics are a lot of fun, and contentious too. Yet they permit us to remain fairly grounded. Let’s start with the obvious. From self-driving vehicles and semi-autonomous robots to intelligent algorithms and predictive analytical tools, machines are increasingly capable of performing a wide range of jobs that have long been human domains. A 2013 study by researchers at Oxford University posited that as many as 47% of all jobs in the United States are at risk of “computerisation”. And many...

Jan 17, 2017    0

The sourcing industry has so far had a spectacularly wonderful run. Twenty-five years of constant change, dynamism, technical competencies; business-aligned, people-centric, and bottom-line focused; intrinsically able to deliver on all promises made. As with any journey, bumps and roadblocks are expected. Navigating them painstakingly has created heroes of many an organisation, spilling over benefits into the developing world, and capital markets. I don’t gainsay the fact that millions of...

Jul 11, 2016    0

Business services are usually at the core of organisational endeavours, structured to build and manage a variety of workflows and dependencies in a concerted manner. The end goal for all such services is the smooth functioning of an organisation, built around some strategic goals usually manifested in revenues, growth, competitiveness and shareholder value. Over the course of more than two centuries, industrial advancements - enabled through scientific and technological innovations - have...

Apr 13, 2016    0

The sourcing industry can be thought of as a harbinger for new ideas, technologies and solutions that much of the developing world wasn’t privy to toward the end of the millennium. Of course, the type of explosive growth this industry has created is old news. The good side of this story was in its ability to create millions of jobs for young people in many of the developing nations struggling with economic growth in the face of older industries and lack of sustainability. The adverse side...