Denver, CO – May 15, 2018 – Velocity Global, the leading provider of global employment services, has named a new member to its Advisory Board: Dr. Vivek Mansingh. Mansingh will play an important advisory role to the company around growth strategies, global expansion, and technology initiatives.
Based in India, Dr. Vivek Mansingh has had an incredibly successful global career across two continents. Dr. Mansingh began his career in the United States as a scientist at Hewlett Packard in Cupertino. He then led a research and development team for Fujitsu, and founded and sold a successful company in the Bay Area. Upon returning to India, he worked in two U.S./India startups that exited to Philips and Oracle, then he headed Dell’s research and development center and served as President for Cisco Systems’ Collaboration and Communications Technology Group managing global teams. He holds six U.S. patents, has published hundreds of articles and technical papers, contributed to two books and currently sits on five boards across three countries. He is also funding the construction of a hospital and school for differently abled children in his hometown.
“We are honored to have Dr. Vivek Mansingh join our Advisory Board at this exciting time in Velocity Global’s maturation,” said Ben Wright, Founder and CEO of Velocity Global. “Our company has graduated from a high-growth startup to a globally-diversified service organization, and with that comes incredible opportunities and challenges. Dr. Mansingh’s experience with scaling and managing multi-billion-dollar global enterprises will be invaluable as we navigate a similar trajectory in the coming years.”
Dr. Mansingh joins three others on the Velocity Global Advisory Board: Robert Schlossman, General Counsel at Zscaler; Shawn McGowen, Head of Commercial Banking at Bank Leumi; and Tim Callahan, CEO at Celergo.
“Globalization of industries is growing at a rapid pace generating need for global employment services and solutions, said Mansingh. “Velocity Global, with its laser-like focus on customers, is partnering with businesses to help them expand internationally faster and more efficiently while taking care of complex global compliance requirements. Velocity Global with its vast international presence has an amazing business opportunity ahead and I’m looking forward to being a part of it.”
With continued year-over-year growth since its inception in 2014, Velocity Global is one of the fastest growing, self-funded companies in the United States, and is on track to continue its rapid expansion with a projected growth of over 100% in 2018. The company has greatly increased its international presence within the last year, as well as the breadth of service offerings available to companies expanding across the globe.
Velocity Global was named Top Workplaces 2018 by The Denver Post, Top 50 Colorado Companies to Watch 2017, EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Finalist, and one of the Top 100 Brilliant Ideas by Entrepreneur Magazine.
About Velocity Global:
Velocity Global is the leading provider of global employment solutions that has reinvented the way companies expand overseas. With unparalleled expertise in over 185 countries, Velocity Global delivers end-to-end services and best-in-class support to help companies confidently navigate the entire lifecycle of international business. Businesses trust Velocity Global to achieve their growth goals, while ensuring a compliant, efficient, and flexible international expansion. Velocity Global provides the entire lifecycle of services for companies doing business overseas, including International PEO, global talent acquisition, immigration, payroll, global benefits and consulting. Through its International PEO solution, companies can break into new markets up to 90% faster while reducing the cost of global expansion by up to 60%.
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