HCL is a $5.7 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India - HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of over 79,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has partnerships with several leading Global 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms.
HCL America was established in 1989 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. With more than 3,000 people across 21 offices in 15 states, HCL America contributed 55.9% of HCL's total worldwide Consulting and IT Services revenues .
HCL's innovative thinking and management style raised the company's profile in the U.S. and also made it the subject for classroom discussion, following the publication of a case study on HCL by the Harvard Business School in 2007. The HBS case study focuses on HCL's transformation that started in 2005, highlighting its 'Employee First Customer Second' strategy (read more on www.hbsp.harvard.edu ). Fortune featured HCL as the 'World's Most Innovative Management' in April 2006, while BusinessWeek, USA Today and Investor's Business Daily has also recognized the company's unique management approach. Furthermore, industry analyst firm IDC has acknowledged the company as the "disruptive force" capable of leading the "future of IT Services Industry".