Alison Kassel

Alison Kassel

Chief Information Officer

Alison Kassel is the Chief Information Officer for The Seaton Companies. Seaton has 28,000 employees and is a recruiting and outsourcing firm that operates under the Staff Management, PeopleScout, and StudentScout Brands. Seaton was recently named the #1 privately held job creator in America by Inc. Magazine and is growing in excess of 40% annually.

Alison is responsible for leading all aspects of technology enabling global expansion, product development, and double-digit growth. She is also responsible for all aspects of our India operations, Office Services, and Facilities. She is a versatile business technology leader, with experience in developing strategies, transforming organizations, and delivering solutions that drive organizations to achieve their strategic and operating plan objectives. Prior to joining Seaton, Alison has held IT leadership roles for highly respected organizations such as U.S. Cellular, Motorola, McDonalds, and Andersen Consulting.

Alison has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa and has completed Executive Education programs at The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She is Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and is a Certified Change Agent.

Cindy Parish-Letteer

Cindy Parish-Letteer

Senior Director, Product Management

Cindy Parish is the Senior Director of Product Management & India Operations for Seaton. Cindy has served Seaton since 1997 and she has been closely involved with Seaton India since 2006.

Together with Seaton US's executive leadership team, Cindy drives the organization's strategic direction with respect to the company's India operation. She works closely together with the Bangalore management team to oversee daily operations, manage financial receipts and obligations and move the organization forward in accordance with the company's goals.

Cindy has served many roles at Seaton before becoming involved in the daily oversight of Seaton India. She has been a Senior Director in IT applications, most notably StaffTrack.net. She has also served in multiple operational leadership roles including Director of Implementations and Regional Director of Client Services and Offsite Operations.

Prior to her work with Seaton, Cindy worked with local companies in European emerging markets and she has a history working in community-service non profit organizations as well.

Cindy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Languages and Area Studies from Texas Tech University and a Master's in Business Administration from The Garvin School of International Management.

Vikram P Rao

Vikram P Rao

Senior Manager - Human Resources

Vikram is responsible for the overall HR, Recruitment, Training and Development functions and CSR initiatives of Seaton India.

Vikram brings with him close to a decade of rich experience in IT, ITES and RPO domains establishing, growing and stabilizing Human Resources functions in various organizations. His functional skills include Staffing, Compensation & Benefits, Metrics & Reporting, Business HR and Building Scale of Operations.

He has worked in transnational and multicultural environment, in M&A integrations and with multi-levels of internal and external clients, collaborating across geographies to build consensus towards enterprise level initiatives.

Prior to Seaton India, he was managing HR Initiatives at Microland. Vikram is a post graduate in Human Resources and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt from KPMG.

Preethi Prem

Preethi Prem

Senior Manager – Operations & Vendor Management

Preethi brings an extensive background in operational and process excellence with more than a decade of training, implementation, operations and RPO experience.

At SeatonIndia, Preethi is responsible for developing global client relationships, driving service delivery excellence for internal teams and partnering to implement and deliver solutions for all clients. She is also responsible for the vendor management of our global MSP program in India, managing vendor contracts, audits, metric analysis, VMS reporting, RFQ/RFP processes and implementation.

Preethi holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt from KPMG.

Sanjay Vishwanathan

Sanjay Vishwanathan

Senior Manager – Administrative Operations

Sanjay has served SeatonIndia almost since its inception in 2003. He is cross-trained in almost all of SeatonIndia's operations and manages the administrative and back-office part of the organization with capable administrative and operational skills.

Throughout SeatonIndia's history, Sanjay has worked extensively in administration, operations, facility management, vendor management, and payroll management roles for the company. His prior career experience was in the IT, ITES, RPO and the Aviation industry.

Sanjay holds a degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering from Civil Aviation & a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt from KPMG.

Prasanna Kumar

Prasanna Kumar

Finance Manager

Prasanna came to Seaton with a decade of experience in the IT, ITES and other service sectors in to the financial domain.

In his role of Finance Manager at SeatonIndia he is responsible for company accounts, audit, budgeting, MIS reports, billing, compliance, payroll, labor law related compliances & client audits.

Prior to joining SeatonIndia, He was in Raheja Groups and currently holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt from KPMG.