Mangalore, Nov 6: GlowTouch Technologies is a well diversified technology resource company, headquartered in Louisville, KY, USA with offices in Boston-MA, Palo Alto-CA, Nashville-TN with a development centre in Mangalore, India. Speaking to media persons at the company’s development centre at Maryhill, Dr V Ravichandran, CEO, said that his company has been named the fastest growing privately owned company in Greater Louisville by ‘Business First’ of Louisville’s annual ‘Fast 50’ list.
“This is the first time that Glow Touch has been included on this list ‘Fast 50 list. Business First’s Fast 50 awards is considered as a very prestigious one for the fastest-growing independent and privately-held companies in the Greater Louisville area”. Revichandran added. “The company was also listed as the second fastest growing private company in Kentucky and the 130th fastest in the nation by ‘Inc. Magazine’. The magazine has also included Glow Touch in its ‘Top 10 Indian-run Companies’ and ‘Top 10 IT Services’.
“It has been conferred the prestigious FKCCI ‘Export Excellence Award-2009 (Best Services Award-Silver)’ and the prestigious second best ‘Export Award for Software Export for the Year 2007-2008’ at Bangalore ‘IT Biz 2008’”.
GlowTouch Technologies started its operations in Mangalore in the year 2004 with just 10 people and has grown to 750+ personnel force today. The Company specializes in technology resource management with highly motivated pool of talents catering to varied interests of Clients around the world.
GlowTouch Technologies enjoys a much higher employee retention and employee satisfaction compared with other outsourcing companies in India. There are a number of important factors in this regard. Being located in Mangalore, our employees are not subject to stress and hyper growth that is being seen in larger metropolitan areas like Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad etc. Our employees are happy and cheerful as the workplace is close to their homes and can stay with their families.
The Management of GlowTouch Technologies believes in providing employment opportunities to the people of Mangalore and neighboring area on a priority basis as a social obligation towards the local community. Though we have a good number of employees from other states, we have always given preference to the local people. While the whole world was suffering from recession and retrenchment and resort to reducing pay cheques, GlowTouch Technologies has not been affected with the recession syndrome.
GlowTouch Technologies core service offerings include Offshore Technology Support and Development, Onsite Consultancy, Call Center and BPO Services to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) worldwide. The GlowTouch business model is developed with wide offshore experience in India that can be adapted to changing needs of customer.
Dr. Ravichandran is a successful entrepreneur with over 30 years of industry experience - over 20 years in the high technology area. Having successfully founded and grown several ventures over his career, Dr. Ravichandran brings a very strong operational and management expertise to GlowTouch. Dr Ravichandran is a recipient of ‘Bharathiya Udyog Ratna’ award by the Indian government.
Dr. Ravichandran was a Professor at St. Philomena College for 30 years and holds a Master’s degree from Karnataka University, M. Phil from Madras University and a PhD and Fulbright scholarship from Clemson University, SC.