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Source: Cigniti Technologies Limited
Monday, July 22, 2013 02:10 PM IST (08:40 AM GMT)
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Cigniti Appoints Mahendra Alladi as Chief Technology Officer and Expands Management Team
Appoints Mahendra Alladi as Chief Technology Officer

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, Monday, July 22, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Cigniti Technologies, world’s 3rd Largest Independent Software Testing Services Company has expanded its management team by appointing Mahendra Alladi as its Chief Technology (CTO) Officer.

Mahendra is a visionary technologist in the Software QA and ALM space. He has more than 15 years of rich experience spanning testing, software product development and test solution engineering. Prior to Gallop, Mahendra worked with world class companies like Travelocity and i2 Technologies. Mahendra is a gold medalist in Engineering and an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from where he graduated with an MS in Computer Science.

At Cigniti, he will focus on driving IP led testing services by building tools, frameworks and utilities that accelerate software test life cycle. He will also work closely with clients to create unique test solutions using Cigniti’s IP and by leveraging existing commercial and open source software.

Mahendra served as the Vice President – Technology at Gallop Solutions, a company the he co-founded. Gallop was recently acquired by Cigniti. At Gallop, Mahendra spearheaded the design and development of WinQuick, RoboQuick and several other accelerators in the ALM space. WinQuick and RoboQuick are one of their kind test migration accelerators in the ALM space used by global enterprises to modernize their test automation assets. Mahendra was instrumental in positioning Gallop as a thought leader in the IP driven software testing services and ALM solutions space.

Raj Neravati, COO Cigniti said, “Mahendra’s deep understanding of testing and technology will help Cigniti offer world class test engineering solutions to our clients. His technical leadership will help us expand our IP and generate non-linear revenues that will differentiate Cigniti from our peers. The CTO position reflects our belief in investing in R&D and IP led testing services will play an important role as Cigniti aims to become the world’s Largest and Most Respected Independent Software Testing Services Company.”

Speaking on the occasion, Mahendra said he is very excited to be part of the global leadership team at Cigniti and assured his deep commitment to provide market leading IP led testing services for Cigniti’s clients. “At Cigniti, we believe IP led testing services help clients stay ahead in their business,” he said.

About Cigniti: Cigniti Technologies Limited (BSE: 534758) is the world’s Third Largest Independent Software Testing Services Company. Over the last 15 years, Cigniti has improved quality of software for global Enterprises and Technology companies using proprietary Smart Tools and Cloud enabled Test Labs. Cigniti offers Test Consulting, Test Advisory services, Functional, Regression, Automation, Security, Performance, Enterprise Mobility, Cloud, Big Data and ERP testing services. Cigniti has strategic alliances with all the leading product, tool and technology vendors. Cigniti is the world’s First Third Largest Independent Software Testing Services Company rated at CMMI SVC1.3 maturity level and is an ISO27001:2005 certified organization.

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