Blackstone Group COE completes six years of success in Gurgaon

ThoughtFocus is enjoying the sixth year of its relationship with the Blackstone Group, one of the largest private equity firms in the world. Let’s take a look at how far we have come in this short time and get a glimpse into the future.

When we started on this journey in 2012, we had 20 people focused solely on Quality Assurance.  Now we have over 400 people engaged in QA, Software Development, Infrastructure, and Service Desk Support, Fund and Corporate Accounting, Investor Relations / Business Development and a variety of Finance Operations.

Colleen Coda, Managing Director at Blackstone describes the value provided by ThoughtFocus: “Blackstone as an organization has been able to scale and drive new businesses because of the talented people in Gurgaon.  The culture of the team has been instrumental in success.  We have been lucky enough to hire talented, curious and driven individuals that considering the COE not a job but a career in which they can grow and take on new responsibilities”.

Our Blackstone Group, Center of Excellence (CEO) team is located in Gurgaon and led by Vikrant Ludhra, Delivery Head.  Vikrant says “Our team provides over 70 infrastructure and business services to support Blackstone on a daily basis.  We plan to grow our capabilities and continue to drive innovation across the business.  We’re excited about the future”.

We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to join our growing team. If you believe you are capable, ambitious and wish to make a career into IT/ financial operations, please contact us at