February 28, 2021

Persistent Appoints Mritunjay Singh as the Joint COO

Persistent Systems  a software product and technology services  company (ISV) has appointed Mr.Mritunjay Singh as the Joint Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Singh will be responsible for managing the operations of the Company and will work alongside Nitin Kulkarni, Executive Director and COO. He will be based out of Pune.


Mr.Singh has  deep experience in the software development and technology services industry. He joins Persistent Systems from Infosys, where he was the Delivery Head for the Financial Services and Insurance Application Development and Maintenance Unit, and was also the Head of Infosys Pune Development Center.

“We are delighted to welcome Mritunjay Singh to Persistent Systems,” said Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman and Managing Director, Persistent Systems. “Persistent Systems has ambitious plans and we are happy to have Mr. Singh join us. His experience of leading very large teams and managing exponential growth will be valuable as we scale our business.  His experience in financial services industry and working with enterprises is important considering that these areas are new growing areas for Persistent.  We look forward to his dynamic leadership in our continued growth and success.”

On his joining Persistent Systems, Mr. Singh said “I am excited to join Persistent which has a proven track record of doing things right. Persistent’s expertise, strategy and focus on cloud computing, analytics, collaboration and mobility is spot-on.  I am very excited about joining a team that partners with leading technology Companies and that has deep technical expertise and passion to make the next big thing happen.”

Mr. Singh holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications from IIT BHU, Varanasi.  He led the Hinjawadi Industry Association in Pune for many years as its President, working closely with the state and local government to bring about systemic development in the high-tech area.