In 1998, with $ 10,000 in seed capital, 10 staff members and the vision of building a company that has a sustainable business model, great leadership and best corporate governance, Prateek laid the foundation of Progressive Infotech. Under his leadership, Progressive has today risen to be a $ 15 million company with 600+ full time employees (FTEs) and PAN India presence in 130+ locations.
Prateek is an IT business strategist with a career spanning over 25 years. Prior to setting up Progressive, Prateek was the co-founder of IT&T (now an iGATE subsidiary), which grew to over 300 people across India. Before this, he worked as a technical support manager in HCL Technologies Ltd where he got an opportunity to be a part of HCL’s operations in America which gave him an international exposure in the early 90’s.
Prateek is an entrepreneur with extensive work experience in the areas of customer service delivery, making technology work for customers and human resource management. His passion for the Managed Services and Outsourcing Business has granted him the acumen and expertise with which he drives his team to deliver continually improving customer experience.
The quality consciousness imbibed by the company has made it one of the few ICT Infrastructure companies that can boast of a long list of certifications including ISO 9001:2008 – For Quality Management Systems, ISO 27001: 2013 – For Information Security of Management Systems & ISO 20000-1:2011– For Information Technology Service Management. And Progressive is appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3 for Services & Development.
Described as a ‘Silent Performer’ by his peers and industry, Prateek is the pillar who has single minded steered Progressive to sustain through thick and thin and move on to becoming a best –in-class organization.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra , India. He has attended the Management Development Programs at XLRI, Jamshedpur and INSEAD, Singapore.
Progressive Infotech started in 1998 as Value Added Reseller and a system integrator of hardware and software. In 2004 Managed Services Practice was built with robust processes and frameworks. And in 2011 Progressive Infotech realigned itself to become a Cloud, Digital, Operations Transformation services company with a sustainable, profitable growth YoY.
Progressive Infotech has been reinventing itself to remain relevant to the global market place and bring significant value to its client’s engagements.
Prateek has seed funded & is mentoring a startup called Centilytics (www.centilytics.com), which is a cloud management platform (CMP) based out of USA. The startup has been recently selected in the platinum tier-1 global accelerator in Stanford called StartX .
Trusted IT partner since 1998, Progressive Infotech provides comprehensive suite of transformation and support services. The offerings span across cloud, digital and support operations, delivered through a matured and scalable service delivery model. In every client engagement, Progressive ensures clients realize higher ROI, stretch the intrinsic value of existing IT investments and are better prepared for emergent market changes.
Progressive Infotech is consistently featured as a “mature vendor for IT Outsourcing” in the Gartner hype cycle report for ICT in India since 2011.
Progressive’s core philosophy is to create value for customers & Prateek cascades this virtue into his organization and personally takes interest in developing teams and leadership by spending considerable time as a faculty and mentor in Associate Development Programs. His foresight and belief that ‘Change is Constant’ urges the Progressive team to think beyond and be prepared always, come what may.