Ness Digital Engineering, a global provider of digital transformation solutions, has announced that Ranjit Tinaikar has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company effective immediately.
Tinaikar has over 20 years of experience in the technology services sector with a track record of driving growth in the global businesses. Most recently, he served as President of Fitch Solutions, a data and analytical services business, where he repositioned the business for growth through strategic investments and acquisitions in differentiated analytical offerings.
Prior to Fitch, Tinaikar was Managing Director of Advisory & Investment Management, a data analytics business unit of Thomson Reuters, where he led the successful revenue turnaround of a business serving major financial services firms globally.
Tinaikar was also a partner at McKinsey, where he was one of the earliest leaders in forming their digital practice. At McKinsey, he founded the lean software development and IT strategy practices.
Tinaikar started his career in technology as a faculty member in Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University and also worked at the Software Engineering Institute.
“Ranjit brings a proven track record of successful executive leadership and driving growth within the technology services sector. His recent experience in data analytics and Big Data will be additive to Ness’ Connected approach across software engineering, data and experience design. He is an accomplished operational executive with the strategic vision, client focus and execution leadership to lead Ness through its next phase of growth,” said Tom Kucera, Managing Director at TRG and Ness board member.
Tinaikar replaces Paul Lombardo at the company and will be based at the Ness Headquarters in Teaneck, New Jersey.