ThinkSys Announces Cal Hacks Sponsorship, First Major Collegiate Hackathon In The San Francisco Bay Area

Sunnyvale, CA, September 26, 2014

ThinkSys Inc, a global technology company focused on software development, e-commerce, QA, and QA automation services, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Cal Hacks, the first major collegiate hackathon in the San Francisco Bay Area.

ThinkSys is a longtime advocate of the hackathon concept,” says Leslie Sarandah, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our executives have championed hackathons as a way to encourage motivated teams of developers to break away from their day-to-day responsibilities and work in teams on projects of their own design. This type of activity generates some amazing customer-centric innovations in a very short period of time.”

Alexander Kern, Director of Cal Hacks states “The hackathon attracts natural problem solvers. We expect this event to bring together some of the brightest students in their fields to direct their energies toward complex problems, and with their solutions ultimately being judged by leaders in the technology industry. We are really excited to see the results.”

Cal Hacks will take place October 3 – 5 at U. C. Berkeley’s Cal Memorial Stadium. The event will bring together hundreds of undergraduate innovators, coders, and hackers from around the world to create incredible software and hardware projects. This collaborative experience offers invaluable connections, mentorship and teambuilding that will benefit participants today and in the future. The event will last 36 hours and is free to accepted participants.

About ThinkSys Inc
ThinkSys, a global technology products & services company, helps customers improve and grow their business and e-commerce initiatives across the Web and mobile channels. Employing over 120 technology specialists, ThinkSys develops, tests and implements high-quality, cost-effective solutions running in the cloud or on premise. ThinkSys is privately held and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information visit ThinkSys.com

About Cal Hacks
Cal Hacks is the first major collegiate hackathon to take place in the San Francisco Bay Area. Additional sponsors of the event include Microsoft, Google, Dropbox and Facebook. For more information and a complete list of sponsors, go to calhacks.io

ThinkSys Strengthens Management Team With Addition Of Former CIO Of LG India

Sunnyvale, CA, May 19, 2014

Daya Prakash, as Head of its Indian Operations
ThinkSys adds Daya Prakash, a recognized and an award winning CIO to its Management in India bringing seasoned expertise to its customers and employees.

ThinkSys Inc., a global technology services company focused on software development, e-commerce, QA, and QA automation services, today announced the expansion of its Management Team with the addition of Daya Prakash, as Head of Indian Operations in its Noida Office.

Mr. Prakash has over 20 years of experience in Business and Technology and was most recently the CIO of LG Electronics India (KRX: 066570, LSE: LGLD). At LG, he led all of LG India’s technology operations. Managing a vast team responsible for implementing leading-edge technologies and business process innovation, Mr. Prakash played a key role in helping LG India grow its business from a few million USD to over 3.6 Billion USD in a span of a decade. In recognition of his leadership in the industry, Mr. Prakash has been honored with many prestigious awards including Global CIO by UB Media, CIO Super Achiever Award by IDG, CIO 100 by IDG 2007-2011, CTO of Year (Mfg) by Dun & Bradstreet, Top 100 CISO Award by Info Security and finishing in the top two for India’s most respected CIO in 2012.

“Mr. Prakash’s experience and expertise adds strength and depth to our management team and will be a major factor in successfully executing our strategy to drive future growth. I am excited to have such a seasoned expertise at hand for the benefit of our customers and employees.” said Rajiv Jain, CEO, ThinkSys.

“I am very excited and at the same time feel privileged to be a part of ThinkSys family. ThinkSys has been providing first-class services to its worldwide customer base for many years now. The company has demonstrated that it is capable of playing vital role in the mission-critical initiatives of its clients, and I look forward to ThinkSys growing from a simple service provider to a customer’s most trusted partner.” said Mr. Prakash.

An active member in CIO community, Mr. Prakash’s thoughts and articles have been published in leading magazines and national dailies including Data Quest, Network Computing, CIO, Economic Times, Financial Express and Computer Express. And he continues to be an active speaker in various forums and seminars conducted by national and international groups. Mr. Prakash has a Masters in Computer Management and an MBA. Always hungry for knowledge he continues his studies pursuing his PhD.

About ThinkSys Inc
ThinkSys, a global technology products & services company, helps customers improve and grow their business and e-commerce initiatives across the Web and mobile channels. Employing over 120 technology specialists, ThinkSys develops, tests and implements high-quality, cost-effective solutions running in the cloud or on premise. ThinkSys is privately held and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information visit http://www.thinksys.com.

ThinkSys Creates End-To-End Customer Experience Management Solutions

IBM and Arrow Electronics to increase online conversions and revenues
Sunnyvale, California – December 2, 2013

ThinkSys, Inc., a global technology services company headquartered in Silicon Valley and an IBM Business Partner, is partnering with Arrow Electronics to help customers improve and grow their e-commerce business across multiple online and mobile channels.

“We have midmarket and enterprise customers around the globe,” said Rajiv Jain, CEO of ThinkSys. “They want to know how they can gain critical insight into how customers are experiencing with their online and mobile channels. I tell them they need solutions that provide immediate visibility into the customer experience, prioritize issues affecting online conversion and customer retention rates, and speed problem resolution. They need IBM Tealeaf.”

Arrow Electronics is ThinkSys’ distribution partner for IBM solutions. Arrow is a $14 billion technology company and one of IBM’s largest solution distributors.

“Arrow is proud to be partnering with the talented team at ThinkSys,” says Shannon McWilliams, senior director of IBM software sales for Arrow Electronics. “We look forward to working with them as they optimize the digital and traditional marketing channels that drive business success.”

Major companies around the globe rely on IBM solutions to increase enterprise efficiency, workforce productivity, and infrastructure flexibility. ThinkSys plans to focus resources on the IBM smarter commerce initiative, with a special emphasis on implementing and supporting the IBM Tealeaf portfolio of products.

“ThinkSys has helped numerous companies improve their online presence and deliver the goods and services their users expect,” said Leslie Givens Sarandah, vice president of marketing and sales for ThinkSys. “Our relationship with IBM and Arrow complement our technical resources. Our leadership strongly believes in this direction. It will help us deliver customer-centric mobile solutions and e-commerce success today and going forward.”

About ThinkSys Inc
ThinkSys, Inc. (www.thinksys.com) is a global technology services company that helps customers improve and grow their e-commerce business across web and mobile channels. Employing more than 120 technology specialists, ThinkSys develops, tests and implements effective, affordable solutions using cloud-based or on-premise technologies. Deloitte Technology has designated ThinkSys as a Fast 50 company.

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Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 470 locations in 55 countries.

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