On March 3, 2016, Virtusa acquired a majority interest in Polaris Consulting & Services Limited (“Polaris”) to leverage the market presence and deep relationship that Polaris already built in the financial services space. During the integration period, we created a new market facing brand, VirtusaPolaris to represent the combined strengths of Virtusa and Polaris, including our strong software engineering heritage, deep domain expertise and focus on applying innovation to solving critical core business issues for clients. Having successfully completed the integration, we are now moving to the parent brand of Virtusa.

The birth of a concept is usually a nebulous process – a spark, painstakingly kindled over time. The beginnings of Intellect tell a vastly different story. This powerful idea was the result of a conscious, uniquely empathetic focus on the customer's customer. In 2003, Intellect was already a world-class banking product suite, ready to market and a potential magnet for quick wins. However, this enterprise was meant for greater things. What happens to a product suite when it is immersed in learning and a decade of intense R&D investment?

That pioneering journey is captured in these revelatory memoirs of Arun Jain – extracts from Annual Reports.