Vikas Kapoor

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Vikas Kapoor
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Vikas Kapoor is an Indian-American technology executive and entrepreneur. He is Chairman & CEO of meZocliq, a company he founded in 2012. meZocliq provides a cloud-based technology suite with fully integrated end-to-end enterprise functionality across processes, verticals and geographies. Until 2011, Kapoor was President & CEO and of iQor[1] a business process outsourcing company which he took over in 2004, turned around and grew from 4,000 to 14,000[2] employees.

Kapoor was President & CEO of Delano Technology, a public software company. He was President & CEO of Walker Digital,[3][4] a company that incubated priceline.com.[5] He co-founded Mitchell Madison Group, a highly successful management consulting firm.[6]Template:Failed verification He started his career in the New York office of McKinsey & Company. Kapoor is a member of the board of directors of The Metropolitan Opera and the Newport Jazz Festival.[7][8]

Education

Kapoor received an M.B.A. with highest distinction the Harvard Business School and an M.A. in Philosophy from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Harvard University in 1989. He graduated magna cum laude, with a B.A. in Philosophy from Princeton University[9] in 1984. At the age of 16, he won an OPOS scholarship to attend high school at Sevenoaks School in Kent, England.

Citations

  1. "Vikas Kapoor". Bloomberg Businessweek. http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=157129&privcapId=137482774. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  2. Wadhwa, Vivek (August 25, 2009). "Call-Center Jobs That Pay $100K a Year". Bloomberg. http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/technology/content/aug2009/tc20090825_655273.htm. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  3. Brady, Diane (October 23, 2000). "Why Service Stinks". Bloomberg Business. http://www.businessweek.com/2000/00_43/b3704001.htm. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  4. Angwin, Julia (October 3, 2000). "'Business-Method' Patents Create Growing Controversy". Wall Street Journal. http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB97052967318492257. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  5. Hobson, Katherine (November 21, 2000). "Walker Digital Sheds 100 Jobs". TheStreet.com. http://www.thestreet.com/story/1182850/1/walker-digital-sheds-100-jobs.html. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  6. Patsuris, Penelope (November 21, 2000). "Walker Digital Slashes One-Third Of Staff". Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/2000/11/21/1121walker.html. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  7. "Board of Director". http://www.newportfestivalsfoundation.org/about-us/board-of-directors/. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  8. "Young Associate Director". http://www.metopera.org/About/Who-We-Are/Board-of-Directors/. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  9. Princeton Alumni Weekly. 85. 1984. p. 33. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=_BZbAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA17-PA33&lpg=RA17-PA33&dq=mckinsey+%26+company+vikas+kapoor&source=bl&ots=O1Dp4hfwUF&sig=5uF0YBOIEM-Bpdgmp5Ivpau_s8w&hl=en&sa=X&ei=3Jc_VbTUOafPsQS18YGQBQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=mckinsey%20%26%20company%20vikas%20kapoor&f=false. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 

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