Swedish information technology consulting group, QGroup, is making its India foray through a joint venture with Schbang. SchbangQ, the new entity, looks to leverage QGroup's IT expertise and technological competencies in Java, SAP S4/Hana, Prototype PLM, among others, in conjunction with Schbang's market understanding. Deepak Choubey has been appointed chief operating officer at the new Mumbai-headquartered company. He joins from ICICI Bank where he was a part of the management trainee program.
Mikael Kertz, founder and executive partner, QGroup, said, "We are creating a new powerhouse with Schbang! We are so excited and are really looking forward to this collaboration! Together, we are exceeding the threshold of 1,000 employees, which would greatly impact the markets where we operate."
SchbangQ is building a unit that fosters global learnings executable from India. The operation will work towards offering clients bespoke IT services ranging from AI strategies, deep learning tools, data strategy, big data analysis, and enterprise and information architecture.
Harshil Karia, founder, Schbang India, said, “This partnership with QGroup is the start of a promising new chapter for Schbang in the space of IT. Over the last 5 years, our technology team has been growing in prowess, winning the trust of CxOs, and this new offering with QGroup will enable us to provide a significantly wider variety of technology solutions to help serve both Indian and global markets.”