Bangalore, August 22 2012 - Compassites Software Solutions, a niche technology player in the big data, cloud computing and IT consumerization space, has announced the appointment of Mahesh Baxi as CEO. He previously served as Managing Director of ThoughtWorks India..
As the CEO of Compassites Software, Mahesh is responsible to build a unique model to amplify customer success via highly passionate people along with growth of the company, business strategy, software delivery, client relationships and business development.
"It is an honor and challenge to be given an opportunity to lead Compassites." said Mahesh. "Over the last 6 years, Compassites has had very steady growth, built more than 24 products, and created a superb work culture. I look forward to continuing this momentum and help customers with some exceptional software delivery solutions. I also see an excellent opportunity to bring a complete technology solution offering to customers using our expertise and partnerships in the areas of Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics and Consumerization of IT" said Mahesh.
Prior to Compassites, Mahesh Baxi worked in the software industry for over 19 years out of which he spent 12 years in the Bay Area, USA. He has worked for various software product development companies including Apttus, Vendao, Nextance and Challenger Systems where he led the Professional Services group as a Director of Professional Service and CRM & B2B practices as engagement manager. He has worked with an impressive portfolio of Fortune 500 clients such as IBM, Qwest Communications, Eastman Chemical, Anheuser-Busch, PeopleSoft, Adobe, Lenovo, Thomson Financial, Hitachi, Symantec, S1 Corp. etc.
Mahesh holds a Computer Engineering degree from Gujarat University. He is part of the Technology Advisory Board for PSVillage and contributing editor of the book 'Tips from the Trenches'. He blogs at www.maheshbaxi.com and tweets @maheshbaxi