Former IT Director
Avis & AXA
IT Leadership Roles
Ex-Balfour Beatty, Allianz
Ignitho Technologies has been collaborating with one of the active proponents of Frugal Innovation, Jaideep Prabhu, Professor at University of Cambridge, Judge Business Schooland co-author of Frugal Innovation: How to Do More with Less. Jaideep is a thought leader in the area of Frugal Innovation, who has been extensively researching on how multinationals are using emerging markets in Asia, Latin America and Africa as a lab to do affordable and sustainable innovation for global application.
Crimson is a fast-moving technology and recruitment company headquartered in UK and specialises in the full range of IT support, consultancy and search and selection services. Virtuoso is a joint initiative between Crimson and Ignitho that is designed to assist midsized organisations with the common challenges holding back their growth. As part of this initiative IT projects previously considered unaffordable can be re-considered because of Virtuoso’s blended on- and off-shore capabilities.
The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society (TNFIS) is the world’s first non-profit to focus exclusively on Frugal Innovation and registered as an association in Finland since 2014. TNFIS provides timely knowledge, networks, frameworks and partnerships, in the broad field of Frugal Innovation, to policy makers, businesses and organizations in the public and private sector in the Nordic Countries and Emerging Markets. Key initiatives of TNFIS include the InnoFrugal conferences (www.innofrugal.com) and facilitating matchmaking opportunities between Startups, SMEs and Impact Investors. The two-way partnership brings the latest in frugal innovation models to enterprises and policy makers.
Accountagility provides a full suite of solutions specifically designed to address the most arduous daily tasks required of the finance function, namely; getting the planning process right, analysing what-if scenarios, the timely closing of month quarter and year end accounts, consolidation of group financials across multiple entities and geographies with the ability to make light of multiple currency translations, the correct allocations of expenses, and the efficient integration of financial and non-financial information. The two way partnership enables both organisations to “Think big, Start small, Learn quickly and Scale fast”.
Ignitho Technologies now adds 100 Open Startups as a strategic partner for its Frugal Innovation initiatives. With 20,000 entrepreneurs across Brazil and India and 120 large global corporations in its programme, 100 Open Startups further boosts the effort of Ignitho Innovation Labs to foster proactive collaboration between Labs platform and budding entrepreneurs.