EY India partner Milan Sheth joins Automation Anywhere

08 January 2019 Consultancy.in 2 min. read
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Milan Sheth, a senior partner at EY, has exited the firm’s partnership to join US headquartered Automation Anywhere, a developer of robotic process automation software.

In his most recent position, Sheth was the leader of EY India’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) industry practice. He led a team of more than 2,000 partners, managers and consultants serving clients in the segments. In parallel, Sheth led EY’s Finance Transformation practice – the firm’s arm that supports CFO’s with their most pressing business and financial challenges.

Sheth spent a total of eighteen years at the accounting and consulting firm, having joined from systems integrator Ramco Systems in 2000. During his tenure, he gained extensive experience with services in the area of IT advisory, performance management, operating model design and commercial due diligence. In addition, Sheth played a large role in supporting EY’s thought leadership efforts in India – he is a frequent contributor to leading business media publications as an analyst specialising in the Technology industry.

EY India partner Milan Sheth joins Automation Anywhere

Per December 2018, Sheth has joined Automation Anywhere as Vice President for India, the Middle East and Africa.Founded in 2003, Automation Anywhere is a developer of robotic process automation (RPA) software. The company's main product, Automation Anywhere Enterprise, caters to enterprises looking to deploy a digital workforce composed of software bots that facilitate and execute business processes. The company is together with Blue Prism and UiPath and of the leaders in the RPA space globally – Automation Anywhere last month raised $300 million from the SoftBank Vision Fund, taking its total valuation to more than $2.5 billion. 

Commenting on the appointment of Sheth, Ankur Kothari, cofounder at Automation Anywhere, said: “We are excited to introduce Milan as our dedicated regional head in IMEA.” Elaborating on the opportunities he sees for India, “With more enterprises in the region demanding improved ways to automate business processes, India has a huge opportunity to become the global hub of business process automation.”

Milan Sheth holds a postgraduate degree in Management science and a Master degree in engineering from the University of Mumbai.

Related: AI could contribute nearly $1 trillion to Indian economy by 2035.