Vinnie Mirchandani, founder of Deal Architect and Sourcingworld Partners, is a former technology industry analyst (with Gartner), outsourcing executive (with PwC, now part of IBM) and entrepreneur (founder of sourcing advisory firm, Jetstream Group). He is a thought leader on trends in software, outsourcing and offshoring. He has personally helped clients evaluate and negotiate technology contracts valued in excess of $ 5 billion and has consistently advised companies on IT risk management, globalization and sourcing issues.
In addition to technology circles, he is an active participant in finance/accounting, human resources and sourcing/procurement communities and focuses on benchmarks and best practices to improve business processes in these areas.
He has a global perspective having spent 6+ months doing technology business in the US, UK, Ireland, Netherlands, India and a number of other countries.