Venkat Viswanathan Joins Forbes Technology Council

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs and Technology Executives

Princeton, N.J. – January 18, 2017 – LatentView Analytics, one of the largest and fastest growing data analytics firms globally, today announced that Founder and Chairman Venkat Viswanathan has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives. LatentView Analytics is a data analytics services which serves as a trusted partner to more than two dozen Fortune 500 companies as well as other industry innovators worldwide.

Forbes Councils combine an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

“As a new member of the Forbes Technology Council, I’m excited to learn from and share experiences with others who are helping to shape next-generation enterprise technology solutions and services,” Viswanathan said. “LatentView Analytics just celebrated a milestone achievement – our 10th anniversary. Being a part of this exclusive network of distinguished executives will be beneficial to me and the company as we seek to continue LatentView’s rapid growth trajectory.”

As Founder and Chairman, Viswanathan is the visionary behind LatentView. He has helped several Fortune 500 companies leverage an India-based offshore services delivery model in the financial services and telecom sectors for over a decade. He has more than 18 years of experience in management consulting, technology and global IT services management. Before founding LatentView, Viswanathan was part of the global leadership team for Cognizant’s Communications practice, where he was in charge of strategy and business development and worked closely with field sales teams in winning key global service provider clients and growing the business to the $20 million milestone. Viswanathan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from IIT Madras, and an MBA from IIM Calcutta. 

“We are honored to welcome Venkat into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

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