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Deloitte Consulting has acquired substantially all of the assets of Dextra Technologies, a leading product engineering services and embedded software firm. This acquisition of the Dextra Technologies business extends Deloitte Consulting’s offerings to accelerate the digital transformation from standalone products into smart connected platforms and greatly expands the organization’s product and software engineering capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Over the past 10 years, we have seen extraordinary changes to the product design and development process. We are making significant investments to help create intelligent connected products and launch product-as-a-service models, and through this acquisition, we are accelerating product innovation for our clients,” said Nishita Henry, chief innovation officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP.
Based in Mexico, Dextra Technologies designs, builds and tests embedded software solutions that enable companies worldwide to rapidly innovate and develop smart, connected products. More than 350 seasoned product and software engineers, who will now join Deloitte Consulting, drive competitive advantage for their clients with an agile approach to engineering the future of business.
“Today’s organizations need to concurrently evolve their business models, research and development processes, ecosystems and products by leveraging cloud-native technologies and embracing progressive product engineering methods,” said Kevin Prendeville, principal and product engineering services leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “With Dextra Technologies, we’re building on Deloitte Consulting’s market-leading product engineering transformation capabilities to now offer an even broader range of services to accelerate our clients’ business goals.”
Daniel Chavez, Dextra Technologies CEO and incoming managing director, added, “Since 1997, Dextra Technologies has created distinct long-term value for leading global technology, automotive, consumer and life sciences companies through embedded software. Joining Deloitte Consulting will enable us to further scale our product engineering services, empower and advance our talent and provide greater competitive advantage for our clients.”
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As the chief cloud strategy officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP, David is responsible for building innovative technologies that help clients operate more efficiently while delivering strategies that enable them to disrupt their markets. David is widely respected as a visionary in cloud computing—he was recently named the number one cloud influencer in a report by Apollo Research. For more than 20 years, he has inspired corporations and start-ups to innovate and use resources more productively. As the author of more than 13 books and 5,000 articles, David’s thought leadership has appeared in InfoWorld, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, NPR, Gigaom, and Lynda.com. Prior to joining Deloitte, David served as senior vice president at Cloud Technology Partners, where he grew the practice into a major force in the cloud computing market. Previously, he led Blue Mountain Labs, helping organizations find value in cloud and other emerging technologies. He is a graduate of George Mason University.
Nishita currently serves as the Global chief commercial officer (CCO) for our Amazon relationship and is responsible for the global strategy, positioning and performance of the 360° alliance and account across the sell-with/build-with, sell-to, and buy-from dimensions of our relationship with all Amazon businesses. Prior to her current role, she served as the US Consulting chief innovation officer and New Business Innovation leader where she drove the innovation agenda, built, scaled, and operated new hybrid businesses. she also serves as our US National Women & Allies leader where she is focused on championing programs focused on recruiting, retaining, and advancing women across our industry. She has more than 20 years of experience in Technology and Strategy consulting and specializes in Digital and Customer Strategy, CIO Strategy, Technology Modernization, and Business Transformation. Her experience spans defense, intelligence, health care, transportation, technology, and manufacturing industries. She holds an MBA from Darden, University of Virginia, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.