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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 2007/06/26 - Bob Kaplan has joined the board of directors of NJ based Motif, Inc., a specialized BPO provider. Bob Kaplan has been a senior executive and management consultant for the past 30 years , and now serves as an advisory member to the board of Motif.
Bob Kaplan, formerly with McKinsey and Co., has joined the board of directors of New Jersey based Motif, Inc., a specialized business process outsourcing provider. Bob Kaplan has been a senior executive and management consultant for the past 30 years, and now serves as an advisory member to the board of Motif.
Kaushal Mehta, Founder & Chairman of Motif, Inc. said, "Bob Kaplan's 30 years of industry experience on the boards of several large and diverse companies will help us build on our track record of delivering services of exceptional quality to Fortune 500 clients. Bob plans to work actively with Motif’s management to define the strategic direction of the company and get Motif to capitalize on its position in the growing outsourcing industry.”
Commenting on his appointment, Bob said, “There are significant opportunities for value creation with the right balance of on-shore, off-shore service delivery capability and domain expertise. Motif has built a unique set of organizational and technical capabilities that lay the basis for what should be a rapidly growing enterprise. I am looking forward to helping the organization become one of the leading companies in knowledge based process outsourcing.”
Bob spent ten years with McKinsey & Company as senior partner, leading their information technology and systems practice. Prior to that, he was the managing partner at the Boston Consulting Group where he worked for eleven years. Earlier, he worked with KPMG as a systems consultant.
Bob’s expertise is in the areas of strategy development and implementation, organizational effectiveness, and information systems and technology. He has worked extensively with CEOs in technology-based industries, financial services, and utilities. Bob has held and currently holds a number of senior executive positions including acting CEO, acting CTO and board member for companies such as ITM Software, Silicon Valley Bank, Greater Bay Bank, Netliant, Inc., SiteSmith, Active Reasoning, Imagicast, epriSolutions and Alibris, Inc.
Bob has an M.B.A from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree with honors with exceptional distinction in economics from Yale University.
Bob is a member of the Technology Advisory Peer Group for the State of California, a group of private sector executives counseling the state CIO as part of the Governor’s Information Technology Consolidation and Realignment Initiative.
Motif, Inc. (motifinc.com) is a specialized business process outsourcing company serving Fortune 500 and mid-market clients. Motif has demonstrated expertise in rules based back office transaction processing which involves decision making, personalized customer support services and knowledge services. Motif’s suite of services include eCommerce Customer Support services, Financial services - 401(k) Reconciliation services, Shareholder services, HR services - Benefits administration and Retirement services, Mortgage services and Internet Research & Analysis. Motif has been recognized by NeoIT and Global Services for the last three years as one of the Top 100 offshore IT outsourcing and BPO service providers in the world. Motif was additionally ranked among the top 20 firms on the “Global Outsourcing 100--Rising Stars Category” by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) in January, 2006. It is an ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certified company (an international standard for Information Security Management System).