Shashank Samant

A digital product engineering company.
We integrate experience design and complex engineering to help our clients imagine what’s possible and accelerate their transition into tomorrow’s digital businesses.

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Shashank Samant

Chief Executive Officer

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Since joining GlobalLogic in 2008, Shashank Samant has transformed the company from a team of bright software engineers working with start-ups, into a global digital product engineering leader, helping Fortune 1000 companies achieve their digital ambitions. In Shashank’s time as President and CEO of GlobalLogic, the company has experienced explosive growth in size, reach, and revenue — all while developing a strong reputation and a culture that fosters engaged employees, who are passionate about innovation and client success.

Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Shashank was President of Ness Technologies, where he founded and built their product engineering services business and grew it to a successful IPO on the NASDAQ exchange in 2004. Prior to Ness, Shashank was the leader of product engineering for Hewlett-Packard’s Verifone line of business, a global innovator and leader in Point of Sale (POS) and payment technologies. Before HP, Shashank was instrumental in establishing IBM’s first Indian software engineering lab, which grew to a massive 32,000-person organization, helping globalize IBM R&D and software engineering. Shashank started his career at Citicorp, where he was part of the core team that developed the FlexCube banking product that changed retail banking.

Shashank is a member of the Board of Directors of Office Depot, a publicly traded company, as well as TOPIA, a leader in talent mobility technology.

Shashank is a frequent speaker on the topics of global innovation and digital disruption. He is an avid cook and history buff. You can engage Shashank in enlightening conversations about culture and history, or find him dining late at night with the chefs of the hotels where he stays during his travels.

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