Sanjay Govil

Sanjay Govil Founder & Chairman

Founder & Chairman, Infinite Computer Solutions,

Sanjay Govil is the founder and Chairman of Infinite Computer Solutions. Infinite is a global company that provides Platformized™ business solutions as well as next generation mobility products and services to the Healthcare, BFSI, Media & Publishing, and Telecommunications verticals.

Sanjay Govil has worked for IBM and Verizon prior to establishing Infinite with an investment of just $1,000 in 1999. Under his leadership, Infinite has grown to a multi-national team of over 5,000 employees located in India, US, UK, Germany, China, and Singapore. The main development center is located on a sprawling development campus in Bangalore. Its Platformized™ solutions focus on the areas of mobile messaging, product engineering, business intelligence and analytics, mobility, compliance, and social listening.

In May 2011, Infinite created a wholly owned subsidiary called Infinite Convergence Solutions to support its mobility business which comprises an integrated approach towards mobility, social, and cloud. Infinite leverages communication related Intellectual Property to develop a range of mobility products.  The business processes 900+ Billion mobile messages annually serving 130 Million+ mobile subscribers around the world.  

Infinite continues to be recognized for its achievements and thought leadership for many of the markets it serves. In 2011 and 2013, Forbes rated Infinite as Asia’s 200 Best Under a Billion. In 2012, NASSCOM rated Infinite amongst Top 20 Players in IT Services and Infinite Convergence has been the recipient of the Red Herring Top 100 North America Award in 2013, and the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award in 2013 just to name a few. The company was also recognized as the 5th Best employer by IDC in India.

Sanjay Govil is a Fellow of the Wharton School of Business. He is a member of the Global CEO Advisory Council for the Wharton Fellows program. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Future of Advertising Project at the Wharton School of Business, and was nominated to become a member of the Graduate Board for the Wharton School of Business.

Sanjay Govil has been recognized and featured in media throughout the world. Despite his business successes, he remains involved in the community through his philanthropic activities. He is particularly interested in supporting education related activities including the The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) DC’s Young Entrepreneurs Program. He is also raising awareness around entrepreneurship through his charity, The Sanjay Govil Foundation. An avid sports fan, he recently acquired the Delhi Badminton Team to become part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL). He is equally passionate about cricket and formed a team called the Infinite Eagles, a part of a recreational cricket league in Washington DC, as part of his efforts to bring cricket to the United States.

Sanjay Govil did his BSEE degree from Auburn University, and graduate work at Syracuse University as well as the Wharton School of Business.

Read excerpts of BrainGain Magazine’s conversation with Sanjay Govil here.

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