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About Orion

About Us

We are a global technology services provider enabling customers to capitalize on technology in their business for over 25 years. We have successfully delivered solutions across data, analytics, enterprise collaboration, risk & compliance, knowledge management and cloud enabling customers’ journey from “data to decision making.

We focus on engineering data-driven business processes using Digital technologies (data, analytics and the cloud) that allow our customers to enhance productivity into their business processes by making them run faster, better and cheaper. Our global collaborative workforce combines talent and passion for customer satisfaction that has resulted in transformative solutions for our customers.

Leadership Team

Deep industry and domain expertise, a global perspective, and a relentless focus on delivering excellence

Raj Patil

Raj Patil

CEO and President

Raj Patil

Chief Executive Officer and President

Raj is responsible for managing Orion’s growth as a leading provider of information technology and outsourcing services. With over 22 years of experience, Raj is a seasoned executive who has successfully led the growth and development of both significantly larger IT services companies, as well as start-up ventures. Prior to joining Orion, Raj was the President and COO of LiquidHub, an IT consulting and Services Company where he led the Business Units and Global Operations. In previous roles, he was a Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of aSpark, an IT Services Company focused on enterprise solutions in the emerging digital interactive market. He has also spent over seven years with MphasiS, an HP company, playing several key roles in its growth to over a billion dollars in revenues.

Raj received an MBA from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business, MS in Computer Science from Villanova University, Pennsylvania and a BS in Computer Science from Mysore University, India.

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Jeffery Robinson

Jeffrey Robinson

CFO

Jeffrey Robinson

Chief Financial Officer

Jeffrey brings with him over twenty-five years of experience in public and private software, emerging growth and service businesses. His vast experience includes strategic financial and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, cost analysis and control, management reporting, developing banking and legal relationships, contract negotiations, IT, insurance, operations and human resources.

Having held VP and CFO positions with companies such as Unitrends, Inc., LabVantage Solutions, Inc., and IBM, Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge to his role at Orion. Jeff is a CPA and holds a BA in Accounting from King’s College.

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Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

EVP – Sales

Satish Kumar

Executive Vice-President – Sales

With over 18 years of experience, Satish is a seasoned executive who has successfully led the growth and development of fledgling groups into 3-4 digit revenue segments. At Orion, Satish is responsible for managing the company’s growth as a leading provider of global consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. Prior to joining Orion, Satish was the Head of IMS services for Tech Mahindra – Americas and prior to that, he was head of Best shore practice group of HP-TS & MphasiS. In his previous roles, Satish was responsible for consistent double digit growth of the groups he was heading.

Satish received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (formerly the Regional Engineering College) in Nagpur.

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Pradeep Menon

Pradeep Menon

SVP – Global Delivery

Pradeep Menon

Senior Vice-President – Global Delivery

For nearly two decades Pradeep has played an integral role in development of Orion’s Global Application Development practice. He specializes in the Finance and Auditing domains with exceptional concentration in project management and on-time delivery. Pradeep is recognized for his leadership abilities and cultivating a culture of extraordinary achievements. Pradeep is responsible for Orion’s Global Application Development strategy, which delivers the highest level of complex applications across multiple technology platforms.

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Chetan Naik

Chetan Naik

Executive Vice President

Chetan Naik

Executive Vice-President – Telecom

Chetan has over 26 years of professional experience with large software systems. During his professional career, he has held several lead technical positions with Fortune 100 companies including Singer Link Simulations, Raytheon, Bendix, CSC, and AT&T Bell Labs. In these roles, Chetan was responsible for the successful design and implementation of key information technology systems. He has played a crucial role in the implementation and deployment of a variety of OSS systems such as planning, forecasting, order management/provisioning, maintenance and customer care. He has managed multi-million dollar mission critical software projects. Previously the Managing Director of Unixpros, LLC, he currently runs Orion’s operations, oversees business development, project development and marketing activities.

Chetan holds an MS degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a MS in Engineering from Cornell University as well as a Baccalaureate of Technology in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in India.

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Narendra Kumar

Narendra Kumar

Director – India Operations

Narendra Kumar

Director – India Operations

With over twenty-five years experience in the technology industry, Narendra has leveraged his expertise in engineering and successfully operates Orion’s development centers in India. In addition to Orion’s development center in Mumbai, Narendra is responsible for overseeing operations in our state-of-the-art development center located in Kochi. He continues to successfully spearhead and implement Orion’s end-to-end infrastructure including staffing, project management, application development and deployment. His focus on marketing and operations management combined with his strong sense of commitment and dedication have greatly contributed to Orion’s sustainable growth plan.

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Sanjeev Panicker

Bala Chandra

EVP – Vernalis (a division of Orion)

Bala Chandra

Head of Vernalis (a division of Orion)

A leader, a mentor, and a problem solver. Bala’s infectious serenity, abiding humility and incredible wisdom inspires the entire Vernalis family. With two decades of experience providing innovative IT solutions using an evolving spectrum of technology platforms, Bala leads by example.

Being a global citizen in the truest sense, Bala has worked across Asia, Europe and the US for a number of worldwide corporations such as Gillette, Texas Instruments, Guardian Life Insurance and a ‘Big Four’ accounting firm – before leading Vernalis. He stands on a vision of the Vernalis family persevering to be a trusted partner with all of our global clients, as an extension of their teams.

Bala lives in Chennai but enjoys his extensive travels. He has an unquenchable appetite for reading, and loves Italian food.

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Board of Directors

Jeffery Robinson

Chip Schorr

Senior Managing Director – One Equity Partners

Chip Schorr

Senior Managing Director – One Equity Partners

Mr. Schorr joined OEP in 2015 when it combined with Augusta Columbia Capital and is a Senior Managing Director and a member of the Investment Committee and the Operating Committee. Mr. Schorr’s prior and current investments, directorships and Chairman of the Board positions include Travelport, Fairchild Semiconductor, Intersil, Ameritas, Alliance Data Systems, AMI Semiconductor, Alorica, iFlex, Intelenet Global Services, nTelos, Crayon, Orbitz, STATS ChipPAC, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Genband, Freescale Semiconductor, KEMET, Worldspan, SMIC, Allegro, MagnaChip, Valor Communications, EMSO, Rizing, and ePak.

Prior to OEP, Mr. Schorr was Chairman and Managing Partner of Augusta Columbia, and before that a Senior Managing Director and Member of the Private Equity Investment Committee of Blackstone, having previously been Managing Partner of Citigroup Venture Capital Equity Partners. Mr. Schorr serves on the Board of Trustees of The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Board of Directors of Jazz at Lincoln Center and Snowmass Chapel. He received a MBA from the Harvard Business School with honors, and graduated magna cum laude from The School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University.

Mr. Schorr’s first novel, The After, was published in 2018.

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Carlo Padovano

Managing Director – One Equity Partners

Carlo Padovano

Managing Director – One Equity Partners

Carlo Padovano joined OEP in 2012 and is a Managing Director based in New York and São Paulo. During his four years at OEP, Mr. Padovano worked on investments in the distribution, business services, technology and consumer industries. Mr. Padovano is a member of the Board of Directors of Cless Cosmetics, Portal, Rizing, Unicoba and Wow! Nutrition, and has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of Allied.

Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Padovano worked at GP Investimentos, a Brazilian private equity firm, where he was a member of the Board of Directors of Magnesita Refratários and BHG – Brazil Hospitality Group. Previously, Mr. Padovano worked in the Investment Banking division of JPMorgan in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Padovano received his B.Sc. in engineering and management systems from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Columbia University.

Raj Patil

Raj Patil

CEO and President – Orion Systems Integrators

Raj Patil

Chief Executive Officer and President – Orion Systems Integrators, LLC.

Raj is responsible for managing Orion’s growth as a leading provider of information technology and outsourcing services. With over 22 years of experience, Raj is a seasoned executive who has successfully led the growth and development of both significantly larger IT services companies, as well as start-up ventures. Prior to joining Orion, Raj was the President and COO of LiquidHub, an IT consulting and Services Company where he led the Business Units and Global Operations. In previous roles, he was a Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of aSpark, an IT Services Company focused on enterprise solutions in the emerging digital interactive market. He has also spent over seven years with MphasiS, an HP company, playing several key roles in its growth to over a billion dollars in revenues.

Raj received an MBA from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business, MS in Computer Science from Villanova University, Pennsylvania and a BS in Computer Science from Mysore University, India.

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Ante Kusurin

Vice President – One Equity Partners

Ante Kusurin

Vice President – One Equity Partners

Ante Kusurin joined OEP in 2011 and is a Vice President based in New York. During his seven years at OEP, Mr. Kusurin worked on investments in the industrials, technology, retail, consumer goods and oil and gas industries. Mr. Kusurin is a member of the Board of Directors of Rizing and Voltyre, a Board observer at Allegro, Zodiac and W.W. Williams, and has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of Inertech.

Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Kusurin worked in the Investment Banking division of NM Rothschild & Sons in London where he focused on the consumer goods and retail industries. Mr. Kusurin received his B.B.A. in finance from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, an M.Sc. in geography from School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford and an M.B.A. from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford.

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Otavio Birman

Associate – One Equity Partners

Otavio Birman

Associate – One Equity Partners

Otavio Birman joined OEP in 2016 and is an Associate based in New York and São Paulo. Since 2016, Mr. Birman worked on investments in the technology, business services and industrial sectors. Mr. Birman is a member of the Board of Directors of Rizing, Orion and Cless Cosmetics, as well as a board observer at Wow! Nutrition, Unicoba and Portal.

Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Birman worked at HSI, a Brazilian real estate private equity firm, where he was involved in investments in the retail, logistics, residential, and hospitality sectors. Previously, Mr. Birman worked at UBS, covering the oil & gas industry.

Mr. Birman received his B.Sc. in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas.

Partners

Partnerships to drive innovative solutions that simplify complex business challenges

For over 23 years, our teams have consistently outdone themselves in creating scalable enterprise solutions using the Microsoft technologies stack.

As a Gold Certified partner, Orion maintains a comprehensive set of offerings around numerous Microsoft competencies, delivering hundreds of successful, enterprise implementations.

Orion has a strong team of over 1800 Microsoft experts that establish our strong credentials in the Microsoft knowledge and skills base. With advanced access to beta programs and training opportunities, Orion holds strong expertise in Azure, Office 365, SharePoint, Microsoft.NET platform, SQL Server, BizTalk and Windows Server, to name a few. With an excellent delivery track record and solution expertise in Microsoft platforms and tools, Orion help businesses to:

  • Plan and implement business focused applications, from on premise Windows Server-based deployments to Windows Azure cloud deployments. Learn More >>
  • Successfully delivering web, mobile, social, service oriented, windows and rich Internet application solutions. Learn More >>
  • Migrating legacy applications to the latest Microsoft technologies. Learn More >>

 

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Orion is an authorized Qlik implementation partner and solutions provider, offering expert QlikView and QlikSense services including consulting, development, implementation and reporting.

Our consultants & developers specialize in building Qlik templates, dashboards, reports and analytical models as well as integrating Qlik with several ERP (SAP, Oracle amongst several others), CRM and other enterprise systems, with a reputation for delivering quality solutions. We help our clients to take informed business decisions from information gathered via custom QlikView dashboards & reports; and using these perform ad-hoc analysis all in a single integrated platform.

QlikView & QlikSense facilitates in-depth data analysis with the help of the web-based AccessPoint which typically looks like Servername/QlikView/login2.htm, which allows users to access applications developed using QlikView & QlikSense. AccessPoint provides users with multiple modes of access and facilitates offline usage of QlikView solutions. The ability to use Qlik in both a web and offline environment makes it an ideal solution for business users who often travel outside their prime location.

  • Qlik Developer Capabilities – Orion Systems has QlikView Professionals who have handled full scale QlikView, Qlik Sense support & implementation projects for automating MIS reports & KPIs based on the DAR concept (Dashboards Analytics Reports). We also excel in ETL activities, which also include extraction of data from several leading databases to create a consistent dataset, which is extracted and stored as QVDs.
  • Qlik Talented Professionals – Orion Systems’s Qlik Consultants & Architects have worked on large scale BI projects for several major clients across several domains. Our talented team includes QlikView Consultants & Professionals who have handled projects across several industrial domains including Insurance, Banking, Retail, Automotive, Manufacturing, Sales & Business Process Outsourcing among several others.
  • Qlik Offshore Services – Orion Systems offers flexible outsourcing & support models according to the diverse needs of our customers. We understand that the outsourcing of software has become widely accepted as a part of the business model of many companies. We leverage our global delivery capability to offer services “on-site” at the client’s very own premises or “offshore” at our software development facility in India (Mumbai, Kochi, Hyderabad) and USA (TICE). Learn More about our Data Analytics services >>

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Orion is a certified Pyramid Analytics partner offering BI & Analytics solutions on their groundbreaking platform for accelerated business decision making.

Pyramid Analytics provides business intelligence software that delivers data-driven insights for organizations with advanced analytics and data visualizations. It brings together critical attributes such as scalability, simplicity, utility and collaboration to help you gain the most from your data. Orion expertise with pyramid analytics BI office suite spans across:

  • Assessment, Architecture and Blueprint
  • Implementation Services
  • Upgrade & Support Services
  • Workforce Enablement

Learn More about our Data Analytics services >>

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Orion is a authorized Solarwinds partner offering Network Solutions on their powerful IT monitoring and management platform for accelerated business performance.

Solarwinds is trusted by over 250,000 customers in 170 countries for its powerful and affordable IT management software – used by Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to address users’ management priorities. Orion expertise with Solarwinds suite spans across:

  • Assessment, Architecture and Blueprint
  • Implementation Services
  • Upgrade & Support Services
  • Workforce Enablement

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As a Actionable Intelligence Solution Partner, we are focused on developing and implementing AI based solutions for our clients that meet their business process automation needs.

Actionable Science makes it easy for businesses to use Artificial Intelligence to grow and succeed in this latest wave of digital disruption. They are reimagining the fundamental relationships between people and machines to solve real-world problems for businesses.

AI powered virtual people and chat bots are evolving quickly to handle both simple and complex business tasks. Orion as a solutions partner will extend its expertise in building smart AI solutions by utilizing Actionable Intelligence innovative line of virtual assistants to automate most demanding business processes of enterprises. Our team holds all the expertise enterprises need to build intelligent, continually learning AI solutions that enables them to do more than was ever humanly possible and focus on what matters most – serving their customers, members and employees.

Orion provides end-to-end solutions based on Actionable Science AI products that help businesses move forward, faster. It includes:

  • Solution architecture and consulting
  • Implementation and business process management
  • System integration and support
  • User enablement

Learn more about our data management and data analytics capabilites.

Certifications

We ensure high quality delivery to our customers through globally recognized quality standards, certifications and models.

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Orion has been appraised at Maturity Level 3 of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI®) process improvement framework.

Our processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in standards, procedures, tools, and methods. The appraisal enables Orion to provide best-in-class service delivery with continuously improving processes pertaining to design, development and maintenance of software. This enhances the performance of all projects in terms of predictability, efficiency and quality.

ISO 27001

Orion is ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified for Information Security and Management.

Our information security and management processes conform to the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 norms that guarantee your data is secure with best-in-class data governance policies and standards in software application development and managed services. The certification helps us to identify, manage and reduce risks to information security, and considers not only IT but all business operations for superior quality services to all our valued clients.

Careers – Move your career forward

Do you want to do something different?  At Orion, employees come from across the globe to infuse ideas that lead to innovative solutions. You’ll work alongside our customers to ideate and implement groundbreaking technologies to grow their business.