Sanjay Govil is the founder and Chairman of Infinite Computer Solutions. Infinite is 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 worked for IBM and Verizon prior to establishing Infinite with an investment of just $1,000 in 1999. The company grew with minimal outside funding and had its IPO on the BSE and NSE in Feb 2010. It was one of the most successful IPOs of the year. The Executive team’s goal was to raise around $50 million for a primary dilution of around 13% in one of the most challenging financial conditions worldwide. In actuality, the Infinite IPO was about 43 times oversubscribed to $1.8+ Billion. According to the Wall Street Journal, the share offer for 11.5 million shares received more than 422.56 million bids.
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. It’s 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 Convergence provides complete messaging products and services to Tier1/Tier2 Operators and Enterprises worldwide. Infinite Convergence is a result of Infinite’s strategic alliance with Nokia Siemens Networks (formerly Motorola). 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. In 2012 Infinite Convergence rolled out its award winning Enterprise Messaging Service (EMS) and Rich Communication Suite (RCS) while continuing to be an exclusive MMSC provider to the largest multimedia messaging services in the USA (considered the most successful in the world as measured by MMS uptake). The business continued its innovative product launches by releasing Netsfere in 2014. Netsfere is a new cloud-based enterprise messaging service that provide businesses with a secure platform for internal communication and give IT departments complete control over how employees send and access information across multiple devices.
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, 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 has done his BSEE degree from Auburn University and graduate work from Syracuse University and at the Wharton School of Business. He is a Fellow of the Wharton School of Business. Sanjay 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 be a member of the Graduate Board for the Wharton School of Business.
Sanjay has been recognized and featured in media throughout the world. Despite his businesses successes, Sanjay remains involved in the community through his philanthropic activities. He is particularly interested in supporting education related activities including the TiE DC’s Young Entrepreneurs Program. Sanjay is also diversified in other global businesses.