It’s true that you will hear the team at Sumati talking about high-integrity contract repositories incessantly. But it is for good reason. We believe high-integrity results from the combination of accuracy in metadata extraction, the audit by legal experts conducting quality control, and the agility in being able to course correct for continuous improvement.
In migrating more than 5 million contract documents for some of the most dynamic and demanding companies in the world, we have never seen a situation where any one of these three dimensions could be ignored. With a high-integrity repository in place, our clients are able to enjoy the highest level of user adoption in their enterprise CLM implementations.
Surrounded by the magnificent Himalaya Mountains, our operations teams have a culture of trust that is embedded in our daily work - trust in each other and our clients.
Sumati Operations Center is located in a state of the art 40 acre IT park, with world class infrastructure. Our five rings of physical security is optimal for client peace of mind.
Our India-based operations center is the Attorney & Technology Services nucleus of our company. Chandigarh has the highest per capita income of any city in India - providing workforce stability.
We have access to thousands of expert attorneys and technologists within a 30 km radius of our operations center. Our ethos and culture result in a very low staff churn rate.
Our staff are rigously screened and operate with the utmost integrity and confidentiality in their daily managment of our clients’ sensitive company data.
Our management team lives by our core value of Sumati - or pure intent. This means that we view all Sumati colleagues, clients and partners as having pure intent in all their actions. This is the foundation of our management philosophy and has the added benefit of constant optimism.
Prashant is a seasoned executive with over 25 years leading high growth technology companies that he has helped to and through successful exits. He founded The Sumati Group to provide solutions to the Office of General Counsel in domains that help reduce cost, risk and cycle time. Prashant has been a strategy consultant at Bain, an operating manager at Baxter International and an executive at Tripwire, ABC Technologies and Fios. He holds a BA Economics from the University of Chicago and a MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. Prashant straddles the “space between” while enjoying old school rap as much as classical Indian ghazals.
Pawan is a tenured business management, operations and technology leader. As the operational head of The Sumati Group’s India Technology & Operations Center, Pawan is responsible for ensuring that the Sumati team delivers exceptional service and quality to our clients. Pawan brings 15 years of professional experience managing large, complex, IT Enabled services operations. Pawan is one of the pioneers of the Indian Legal Services industry and as a successful entrepreneur has built services business in rapidly evolving markets such as electronic discovery. Pawan holds a Masters in both Computer Application (MCA) as well as Business Administration (MBA). His favorite vegetable is the potato.
Yogita has more than a decade of experience managing Human Resources functions across diverse organizations spanning start-ups and large household name companies. Her exceptional proficiency in interpersonal relationships and process improvisation has been invaluable as she has created and led a full spectrum of Human Resources programs, services and functions such as business HR, employee engagement, organizational diagnostics and performance management. Yogita holds double Master's degrees in Economics and Management in addition to being a certified Organizational Development professional. As a “people company” Sumati relies on Yogita’s intensity, borne from her CrossFit training, to have a robust recruitment and retention system for talented colleagues.
Neetika is a seasoned lawyer with over a decade of experience in serving General Counsel in domains such as analyzing, enriching, drafting and negotiating contracts, litigation document review, document production and multi-jurisdictional legal research. Neetika leads teams of senior lawyers who manage a portfolio of complex work such as legacy contract migration, con- tract negotiation and trademark portfolio management. Her detail orientation, technology fluency and operational rigor is the foundation for Sumati's successful client engagements. Neetika holds a Masters in Law, with specialization in Commercial & Company Laws and a Post Graduate Diploma in Outsourced Legal Services. She feels that a lawyer with a camera wields extraordinary power.
At Sumati, Sachin has built a world-class team of developers, QA professionals, maintenance and support professionals to serve our clients. Over the past 12 years, Sachin has developed deep experience in domains such as contract lifecycle management and eDiscovery and intellectual property. His customer centric and continuous improvement philosophies ensure that Sumati Dedicated Operations Centers (DOC) add incremental value to clients on a daily basis. Sachin is a process expert and has served as an internal ISO auditor. He holds Masters degrees in Computer and Business Administration. Sachin has a penchant for saying the most surprising things in the most unexpected venues, which is a source of great delight for our colleagues and clients.
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