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Mukund Rao joins Xoriant as President, Global Markets

25 January 2024
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Rao’s addition to leadership team continues to accelerate Xoriant’s next phase of strategic growth and transformation.

Sunnyvale, CA, Mumbai, India – 25 January 2024 -Xoriant, a ChrysCapital company and a leading global engineering tech services firm specializing in digital engineering and emerging technologies, today announced the appointment of Mukund Rao as President, Global Markets. The appointment is part of the global transformation at Xoriant that commenced last year, including a series of senior appointments, acquisitions, and the introduction of new service offerings.

With 20+ years of leadership experience across industry sectors, including specifically financial services & Insurance, Mukund has a successful track record of scaling businesses by working closely with clients and partners. Mukund will take on the role of leading market expansion, strengthening strategic partnerships, and driving overall business growth as President, Global Markets at Xoriant. His appointment is pivotal to guiding Xoriant's transformation and expansion, aligning market strategies with the company's growth objectives.

“As we continue to rapidly accelerate Xoriant’s transformational journey with an ambitious growth charter, I’m excited to welcome Mukund to Xoriant, said Sukamal Banerjee, CEO of Xoriant. With Mukund joining Xoriant, we are poised to achieve our ambitious growth goals and elevate our engineering journey of realizing customer imaginations.”

“I am excited to join Xoriant during this phase of transformation,” said Mukund Rao, President, Global Markets at Xoriant. “I am impressed by what the company has built over the last 30 years, the set of clients we serve, and the deep engineering culture. This coupled with a passionate team that is committed to realizing meaningful outcomes for clients, makes Xoriant a perfect platform to scale and realize the tremendous possibilities. As we steer through these times of change, my focus will be on amplifying our strengths, positioning Xoriant as an engineering and transformation powerhouse, and fostering strong relationships with clients and partners to help drive mutual success.”

Prior to joining Xoriant, Mukund was the Chief Business Officer of Banking, Financial Services at LTIMindtree, where he played a pivotal role in scaling the business unit and enhancing its positioning with clients globally. His initiatives included building high-performing teams, strengthening service offerings, establishing strategic partnerships with fintechs and insurtechs, and developing go-to-market strategies with leading hyperscalers. Additionally, Mukund's collaboration with industry analysts and advisors significantly bolstered the firm's market positioning.

Mukund was with Cognizant prior to that, where he held leadership positions as part of Cognizant’s Banking Financial Services team and contributed to its industry-leading growth. He also played an important part in helping shape new client portfolios and led many strategic pursuits. He had a successful stint at Mphasis prior to that, where he led core accounts and was an early member of the consulting team.

Mukund has an MBA from the University of Texas and has lived in the New York area for 20+ years.

About Xoriant

Xoriant is a Sunnyvale, CA-headquartered digital engineering firm with offices in the USA, Europe, and Asia. From startups to Fortune 100, we enable innovation, accelerate time to market and ensure client competitiveness across industries. Across all our focus areas—digital product and platform engineering, experience design, data engineering, and IoT—every solution we develop benefits from our product engineering DNA and culture of innovation. It also includes successful methodologies, framework components, and accelerators for rapidly solving critical client challenges. For 30 years and counting, we have taken great pride in the long-lasting, deep relationships we have with our clients. For further information about Xoriant, please visit