Phaneesh Murthy is a renowned business leader with more than 25 years of experience structuring and managing large outsourcing deals for Fortune 500 companies. Currently, Phaneesh is consulting for Primentor Inc., a strategy consulting firm that he founded in 2013. Phaneesh also currently serves on the Advisory Board for Partners Group, a private equity fund. Since early 2014, He has served as an Operating Partner at New State Capital Partners LLC, where he is focused on business services, technology, and BPO-related opportunities. Prior to joining New State Capital Partners, Phaneesh served as CEO and President of iGate Corporation.
From 1995 to 2002, Phaneesh served as Worldwide Head of Sales and Marketing, Communications, and the Product Solutions Group of Infosys Ltd. As the Global Sales Head of Infosys Ltd, Phaneesh is widely credited for taking the organization from just $2 million in revenues to $700 million in under 10 years. His previous roles also include Managing Director, Worldwide Head of Sales and Marketing, Head of Communications and Product Solutions, as well as Consultant work for various businesses. He has substantial expertise in developing and managing the growth of an organization.
Phaneesh earned his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad as well as a BS from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai.
Phaneesh is based out of San Francisco, USA. He is an avid golfer and spends most of his free time playing at various exclusive clubs globally.