Vikalp Tandon Joins Isobar from Publicis.Sapient as SVP - Global Data & TechnologyIsobar today announced Vikalp Tandon is to take up the role of Senior Vice President Data & Technology, effective immediately. This newly created global role will be based in Isobar’s Boston office and reports to Jean Lin, Global CEO Isobar. Vikalp will be responsible for expanding Isobar’s data and technology consulting offering globally by working closely with the multi-disciplinary teams across Isobar’s 45 markets, and with the proficient technology consulting teams at Isobar US, APAC, Brazil and EMEA.
Vikalp is tasked with connecting the strong and growing technology and commerce community at Isobar whilst leveraging the agency’s global technology partnership relationships. This will further enable Isobar to deliver digital transformation solutions for global clients that are data-led and integrated. In the last 24 months, Isobar has made five scaled acquisitions to boost its technology and commerce credentials, bringing 1200 people in this area into the global agency, and strengthening its global partnership with Adobe, Salesforce, SAP hybris, Google, Microsoft and more.
Vikalp has over 15 years of experience in global technical design and development, delivering multiple large scale, multi-market technology products, consulting complex technical solutions and establishing and working with offshore delivery teams. Vikalp holds an Executive MBA in Strategy and Innovation from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Masters degree in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology, India. He joins from Sapient.Razorfish where he was Vice President and Global Strategy Lead, driving the growth and development of Sapient’s platform services and delivering technology solutions for clients.
Jean Lin, Global CEO Isobar, said: “The US is the world’s largest technology market where Isobar has a strong consulting base, which complements Vikalp’s deep understanding of both the global and US technology space. Today’s clients need partners that understand the dynamics across the world so that they can make agile solutions that are relevant and that provide value to both global and local business outcomes. In the process of brands driving change, the balance of time-to-market and quality is important, and Vikap’s global technology consulting and delivery experience will add tremendous value to that journey.”
Vikalp Tandon, Senior Vice President, Data & Technology, Isobar Global, adds: “Isobar is part Dentsu Aegis Network and its strategy to become a 100% digital economy business by 2020 provides the network with a unique proposition for clients. This ambition is the perfect platform to expand Isobar’s data and technology consulting offering globally, and I am excited to be joining the agency at this pivotal time.”