March 01, 2021
Wayne, PA; Dallas, TX – Prime Technology Group (Prime), a leading global technology services provider that recently merged with Synerzip, a leading-edge Agile software product development partner for high-growth technology companies, today, announced the appointment of Nick Sharma as the new CEO of the combined company, which is backed by Frontenac, a Chicago-based private equity firm.
Sudhakar Goverdhanam, Prime Technology’s former CEO, said “I’m very excited to welcome Nick Sharma to our team as the new CEO. We looked for someone who has a track record of growing technology services businesses, a go-getter, an innovative thinker who can rally our global teams, and who has the experience of growing companies and dominating the market.”
“We are excited to welcome Nick and look forward to his leadership and experience to take the combined company to the next level of growth while consistently delighting our clients,” said Hemant Elhence, former CEO of Synerzip and now President of the combined entity.
Nick has held senior management positions in Technology/Infrastructure services at Digital (now HPE), Nortel Networks, Unisys, and Satyam Computer Services (now Tech Mahindra). He has also been CEO of CSS Corporation, Decision One, Savantis Solutions, and most recently worked as Managing Partner at Persistent Systems.
“We believe Nick is the right person to lead our next phase of growth. He has an exceptional leadership track record, deep industry expertise, a unique ability to forge long-standing client relationships, and proven experience in driving transformation and managing technological disruption,” said Aziz Virani, Board Member and Executive Advisor at Frontenac.
“I want to thank Sudhakar for his leadership and drive in getting us here and building a strong company that is well poised for rapid growth. I am excited about the potential for market leadership and growth and deeply honored to be invited to lead the company,” replied Nick when asked what excited him most about the new role.
Nick has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania and a Master’s of Sciences Degree in Industrial Management from the University of Texas. He is also a graduate of Executive Management Programs at HBSP and U21, Harvard Business School, and University of California, Berkeley. He lives in the Boston area with his wife and two children. He enjoys hiking, biking, boating, and tennis, and is a big fan of all the Boston sports teams, as well as IPL.
About Prime Technology Group
Prime Technology Group is a global, technology services Company. The Company provides outsourced software application development solutions, managed software solutions, and enterprise content management solutions for highly regulated industries including healthcare, insurance, and financial services. Prime works with clients to develop, deliver, and then maintain and support complex technology systems that are critical to the client’s core business operations. The Company’s core practice areas include application development, data management, content management, and cloud services. The Company is headquartered in Wayne, PA with additional offices in Detroit, MI, St. Paul, MN, Markham, Ontario, and Hyderabad, India. Prime Technology Group is a Frontenac portfolio company. For more information, please visit www.primetgi.com.
Synerzip is a leading-edge Agile software product development partner for high-growth technology companies, helping them accelerate their product roadmap in a flexible and capital-efficient manner. The Synerzip team helps its clients throughout the SAAS product life cycle, including UI/UX Design, Development, and Delivery – incorporating cutting edge technologies like AI/ML/NLP, AR/VR, and IoT/Edge computing, along the way. As a services partner with leading cloud technology vendors, Synerzip helps its clients adopt and accelerate their cloud roadmap, with enabling expertise like Cloud Data Engineering, Microservices & Serverless Architecture, and DevOps & Containerization Practices. Synerzip is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, Microsoft Azure Gold Partner, and Snowflake Services Partner. For more information, please visit www.synerzip.com.
Frontenac is a leading private equity firm, based in Chicago. The firm focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with proven operating leaders, through our executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, to identify, acquire, and build market leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence. The firm has built a leading franchise working with over 275 owners of mid-sized businesses, almost always families or founders, as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement, and growth planning. For more information, please visit www.frontenac.com.
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“Synerzip team is very responsive & quick to adopt new technologies. Team naturally follows best practices, does peer reviews and delivers quality output, thus exceeding client expectations.”
“Synerzip’s agile processes & daily scrums were very valuable, made communication & time zone issues work out successfully.”
“Synerzip’s flexible and responsible team grew to be an extension to the StepOne team. Typical concerns of time zone issues did not exist with Synerzip team.”
“Synerzip worked in perfect textbook Agile fashion – releasing working demos every two weeks. Though aggressive schedules, Synerzip was able to deliver a working product in 90 days, which helped Zimbra stand by their commitment to their customers.”
“Outstanding product delivery and exceptional project management, comes from DNA of Synerzip.”
“Studer product has practically taken a 180% turn from what it was, before Synerzip came in. Synerzip cost is very reasonable as compared to the work they do.”
“Synerzip makes the timezone differences work FOR the customer, enabling a positive experience for us. ‘Seeing is believing’, so we decided to give it a shot and the project was very successful.”
“The Synerzip team seamlessly integrates with our team. We started seeing results within the first sprint. And due to the team’s responsiveness, we were able to get our product to the sales cycle within 7 months.”
“Product management team from Synerzip is exceptional and has a clear understanding of Studer’s needs. Synerzip team gives consistent performance and never misses a deadline.”
“Synerzip is different because of the quality of their leadership, efficient team and clearly set methodologies. Studer gets high level of confidence from Synerzip along with significant cost advantage of almost 50%”
“Synerzip’s hiring approach and practices are worth applauding. Working with Synerzip is like
“What you see is what you get”.”
“Synerzip has dedicated experts for every area. Synerzip helped Tangoe save a lot of cost, still giving a very high quality product.”
“Synerzip gives tremendous cost advantage in terms of hiring and growing the team to be productive verses a readymade team. Synerzip is one company that delivers “co –development” to the core!”
“Synerzip is a great company to work with. Good leadership and a warm, welcoming attitude of the team are additional plus points.”
“Our relationship with Synerzip is very collaborative, and they are our true partners as our values match with theirs.”
“Synerzip has proven to be a great software product co-development partner. It is a leader because of its great culture, its history, and its employee retention policies. ExamSoft’s clients are happy with the product, and that’s how ExamSoft measures that all is going well.”
“They possess a great technical acumen with a burning desire to solve problems. The team always takes the initiative and ownership in all the processes they follow. Synerzip has played a vital role in our scaling up and was a perfect partner in cost, efficiency, and schedules.”
“As we are a startup, things change on a weekly basis, but Synerzip team has been flexible in adapting the same”
“Synerzip team has been very proactive in building the best quality software, bringing in best practices, and cutting edge innovation for our company.”
“We’ve been working for more than six years with Synerzip and its one of the better, if not the best, experience I’ve had working with an outsourcing company.”
“My experience with Synerzip is that they have the talent. You throw a problem at them, and someone from that team helps to solve the issue.”
“The breadth and depth of technical abilities that Synerzip brings on the table and the UX work done by them for this project exceeded my expectations!”
“Synerzip UX designers very closely represent their counterparts in the US in terms of their practice, how they tackle problems, and how they evangelize the value of UX.”
“Synerzip team understood the requirements well and documented them to make sure they understood them rightly.”
“Synerzip is definitely not a typical offshore company. Synerzip team is incredibly communicative, agile, and delivers on its commitments.”
“Working with Synerzip helped us accelerate our roadmap in ways we never thought possible!”
“While working with Synerzip, I get a feeling of working with a huge community of resources, who can jump in with the skills as needed.”