Gurgaon, India (Vocus) October 7, 2009
iYogi, a global direct to consumer and small business remote computer tech support provider, today announced the appointment of Joy Basu as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As CFO, Mr. Basu will be part of the Global Executive Management team at a time when the company is emerging as the fastest growing provider of remote technical support.
Prior to joining iYogi, Basu was CFO of Rediff.com India Limited, one of the world’s leading internet portals which listed on the NASDAQ (Ticker: REDF). He comes with a rich background in management of public companies and has wide experience in corporate governance, SEC compliance, capital raising, investor relations, operational and risk management, mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Rediff he has held senior position in the Sterlite, Tata and RPG Groups.
Commenting on Mr. Basu’s appointment, Uday Challu, CEO & co-Founder, iYogi, stated, “We are extremely pleased to have someone of Joy’s caliber join our management team. iYogi is on a strong growth trajectory, and we believe that Joy’s combination of talent, drive and experience will help us continue to move the Company forward, and become the number one remote computer support provider. I know Joy will have a substantial impact on our organization from day one.”
Mr. Basu stated, “I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues at iYogi. iYogi has ambitious plans to leverage on its strong growth and expand across multiple geographies. This is an exciting time to be part of the organization.”
Mr. Basu is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, a British Chevening scholar and has been awarded the Indian CFO Award 2006 for ‘Excellence in Finance in an SME’ instituted by IMA.
iYogi is a global on-demand services company that provides personalized computer support for consumers and small businesses in United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. iYogi’s unique model, including proprietary technology iMantra and highly qualified technicians, is designed to eliminate computer-related stress and keep millions of digitally dependent consumers and small businesses always protected and productive. Only iYogi — with its proven global expertise delivery model, intelligent customer insight systems, easy-to-use self-help tools and automated PC optimization and computer support services – offers users a simple yet comprehensive path to digital serenity. iYogi has perfected the remote technical support model to overcome the current limitations of in-store, on-site, or call center services to become the fastest growing provider of support in the industry. Major resellers and technology companies are increasingly turning to iYogi to improve customer satisfaction, reduce return rates, and deliver a compelling new-value added offering to customers. For more information on iYogi and a detailed list of technologies supported, visit: http://www.iyogi.net.