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Ahmedabad, India: Sep 23, 2015 - CIGNEX, a Silicon Valley based, global, pure-play, Open Source consulting company announced that its two esteemed team members have won awards for their outstanding contribution in their respective areas of function.

Munwar Shariff, Chief Technology Officer, CIGNEX has been recognized as one of the “Most Influential CTO of India” at “Most Influential CIO/CTO’s of India” award ceremony. This award function was organized by “India’s Greatest” non-profit organization in association with Stars of the Industry in Bangalore on September 12, 2015. Other awardees included CTO of Samsung India, CTO of Hero Motor Corporation and Global CIO of HCL Technologies.

The second prestigious recognition for “Leading Women in Human Resources (IT) Award” has been bestowed to Ankita Singh, Head HR – India, at the recently concluded 6th Annual Women Leaders in India at a glamorous ceremony in Mumbai on August 19, 2015, organized under the banner of iiGlobal. Other award recipients at the event included Counsel from Government of India, Director of an International school and Indian Celebrity Nutritionist.

As a Co-Founder and CTO, Munwar brings more than two decades of industry experience and proven technical leadership. He defines the roadmap for technology based services and solutions to maintain the company’s leadership as an Open Source solution provider. Munwar is an entrepreneur, Open Source technologist, and author of five technical books on Open Source content management systems - Plone and Alfresco

Ankita Singh, Head HR - India drives HR transformational strategies as a “Business Partner” across varied geographies including building organizational set-ups, policies, processes to achieve varied objectives such as growth and cost optimization. In the past, she has been recognized with Women in Leadership Award - 2015 and Young HR Professional of the Year – 2015 by World HRD Congress.

Commenting on the recognition, Vijay Iyer, CEO, CIGNEX said, “Being an Open Company, we believe in Open & Client First culture and are committed to create digital transformation through Open Source. We feel proud to have such outstanding achievers in our team. Munwar and Ankita’s diligent execution and innovative thinking have propelled our business in the right direction with clear focus on improving engagement with customers”.

About CIGNEX :
CIGNEX, a subsidiary of Datamatics Global Services Ltd., is a Silicon Valley based, global, pure-play, Open Source consulting company offering enterprise-grade solutions, platforms, products and services for Systems of Engagement and Insight.

Since 2000, CIGNEX has been Making Open Source Work® using open standards platforms and tools that integrate with existing systems to achieve unparalleled results and leveraging its Adopt-Open-Elevate™ execution framework to mitigate any risk. Find out more; please visit us at

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