NYPEN Session: The World is (Getting) Flat: Creating Value from Offshoring Business Services

Invitation Link: http://guest.cvent.com/i.aspx?4W,M3,81d51dec-211e-480e-9702-73b14fc00d91

The New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN) will host an educational session, “The World is (Getting) Flat: How Your Portfolio Companies Can Increase EBITDA by Using Global Services” on Wednesday, February 4th at 7pm.

Session Overview:
The discussion will feature a ‘Who’s Who’ of executives from each of the four major categories of offshore business services – information technology services, back-office business process outsourcing, engineering and design outsourcing, and research and analytics services.

Panelists will include:
‘Tiger’ Tyagarajan, the second in command at Genpact, the world’s largest pure-play offshore business process outsourcing firm
Mohan Reddy, the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Infotech Enterprises, one of the world’s largest engineering and design outsourcing firms
Alok Aggarwal, the co-founder and Chairman of Evalueserve, one of the largest offshore research and analytics firms
Shubham Mehrish, head of private equity relationships for Infosys, one of the world’s largest IT services firms

What You Can Expect to Learn:
• How other private equity firms are already using global services to help portfolio companies improve competitiveness and raise service quality for clients
• A menu of specific, ‘low hanging fruit’ projects that will pay for themselves quickly
• Best practices in contract governance and execution to ensure that the transition of mission critical processes goes smoothly
• Myths and realities – a hard-nosed view of the benefits and the tradeoffs
• What you can do as a board member and investor to help your portfolio companies prioritize opportunities and evaluate partners

Event Details:
Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm (followed by cocktails)
Location: Offices of Kirkland & Ellis, 153 East 53rd St (53rd and Lexington Ave)