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Congresswoman DelBene Visits Sonata Software in Redmond

REDMOND, Washington and BANGALORE, India, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene visited the Sonata Software Development Facility in Redmond, Washington today while on a visit to her constituency. Sonata is a global IT software services provider and opened its development center earlier this year as part of its strategy to serve its clients in the Americas better.

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Congresswoman DelBene represents Washington's 1st Congressional District and is also a seasoned technology entrepreneur and leader with over 20 years of experience working in the private sector with companies like Microsoft, where she served as corporate vice president of the company's mobile communications business. She understands the critical role that innovative companies play in creating opportunities for citizens and the foundation for economic growth for communities.

Sonata's facility in Redmond currently has close to 100+ employees and looks to hire more talent in the future. In a bid to increase quality career opportunities and source talent locally, Sonata initiated the LEAD Program for recent graduates with over twelve of the team being on-boarded through this route in just over half a year, from the University of Washington and Washington State University. LEAD is a comprehensively designed approach that balances the needs of graduates and the dynamic opportunities in the IT industry. The program combines an Earn-as-you-Learn paid training phase in emerging new technology areas, with subsequent opportunities to work on projects with marquee clients.

Congresswoman DelBene interacted with students from the LEAD program who shared their perspectives with her. On the occasion she said, "I want to thank Sonata Software for inviting me to tour their software development facility. Having an opportunity to tour Sonata's facility allows me to see the work they are doing to bring new high skill jobs to Redmond, and helps me better understand the challenges they are facing as a growing company. In Congress, I am working to support growing industries in Washington's 1st Congressional District, ranging from software to aerospace, biotechnology and agriculture. These cutting-edge industries make the 1st Congressional District one of the most dynamic and innovative districts in the country, and growing software companies like Sonata are playing an important role in our area's economy."  

Mr. PVSN Raju, Head of Delivery, Sonata Software commented, "It has been a great experience working with talent from the community and scaling up our operations in Redmond. It adds to our local presence and connect with the community. We look forward to going further ahead with the support and good wishes of our customers and other stakeholders here."

About Sonata Software 

Sonata Software is a global IT services company that focuses on enabling businesses win value with strategic IT initiatives. Sonata has deep technology expertise gained from multi-faceted relationships spanning Product Engineering, Professional Consulting Services, Early Adopter Programs, Implementation and Alliances status with leaders such as Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, IBM, HP, hybris, and TIBCO across Multi-Channel Commerce, ERP, CRM, Supply Chain Management, Analytics & Business Intelligence, Cloud, Social and Mobile technologies, enabling innovation, reliability and faster time to market in implementing the best IT solutions. Sonata leverages this expertise through a service line spanning Consulting, Application Development, Testing, Maintenance and Infrastructure Support, to deliver business critical outcomes across Customer Engagement & Growth, Enterprise Efficiency & Collaboration and strategic IT Cost Management needs for consumer facing enterprises in Travel, Retail and Consumer Goods industries. A unique delivery model built on dedicated customer specific Centers of Excellence, strong Governance and Value Co-creation, over decade plus relationships, underline the even deeper commitment Sonata seeks to bring to make a transformational impact on the clients critical business metrics. Sonata seeks to add differentiated value to leadership who want to drive strategic change with IT, for their businesses.

For further information, please contact:
Alia Abreo
Sonata Software Limited
A.P.S. Trust Building,
Bull Temple Road, N.R. Colony
Bangalore 560019, India
Tel: +91-80-6778-1999

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