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Mountain View, CA, United States, 2013/07/23 - Symphony Teleca Corp. announced the appointment of Ash Gupta, chief risk officer and president, Risk and Information Management, American Express Company to the company's board of directors - SymphonyTeleca.com. NYSE: HAR
Symphony Teleca Corp., a global innovation and development services company, today announced the appointment of Ash Gupta, chief risk officer and president, Risk and Information Management, American Express Company to the company's board of directors. The appointment is effective immediately.
"As we continue to deliver solutions that help clients innovate at the intersection of social, mobile, cloud and analytics, we decided to add a world class leader in the field of information management, risk and analytics to our board of directors," said Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, Chairman of the Board, Symphony Teleca. "Ash's background helping American Express intelligently and securely manage its information and leverage its transformative potential is an incredible asset for Symphony Teleca. We look forward to his assistance and guidance through our next phase of growth."
Gupta has been with American Express for his entire career and in his current role since 2007. He is an executive officer and a member of the company's Operating Committee. During his tenure with American Express, Gupta has held a wide variety of senior positions including chairman and chief executive officer of American Express Centurion Bank; senior vice president and chief credit officer for a wide range of consumer and institutional businesses; and chief financial officer for the Consumer Card and Travel Businesses.
Gupta earned an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He is on the board of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of New York, a trustee for University of Pennsylvania School for Advanced Studies for India, and serves a variety of charitable organizations focused on education and children.
Gupta becomes the sixth member of Symphony Teleca's board of directors, joining Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, Dr. Pallab Chatterjee, Sanjay Dhawan, Ramanan Raghavendran, and Robert M. Howe.
About Symphony Teleca
Symphony Teleca Corporation (symphonyteleca.com), headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is the world's first services company dedicated exclusively to helping clients manage the global convergence of software, the cloud and connected devices. The company delivers innovative products combined with contemporary product development, systems integration, analytics and managed services to hundreds of organizations around the world. Symphony Teleca's 6,000 employees support customers from 32 offices globally, including delivery centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas.
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