Mr. Kevin Parikh is the Founder of Avasant and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, Senior Partner and Chairman. Mr. Parikh specializes in IT and business process (BP) outsourcing contract and service-level negotiations, strategic management, business risk evaluation and software licensing. His practice engages in both nearshore and offshore sourcing solutions. Mr. Parikh is based in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining Avasant, Mr. Parikh led the Global Sourcing practice for Gartner Consulting.