The new COO, whose office will be based in Bangalore, India, will take on the role at Mindtree with immediate effect.
He will take charge of a new phase of growth for Mindtree, which comes following the confirmation of an almost $200 million contract from Philips, and a 16% surge for its stock, a 52-week high.
Nevatia had previously served as a managing director at Accenture, as well as being a director of delivery in communications, media & technology, delivery centres for technology in India, and advanced technology centres in India.
While at Accenture, he led the delivery of its entire portfolio, which ranged from system integration to application outsourcing and security services.
Prior to this, he spent over 20 years at Wipro, working his way up from developer to vice-president and global head of delivery and operations for energy, natural resources, EPC and utilities.
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Debashis Chatterjee, CEO and managing director at Mindtree, said: “We are excited to welcome Dayapatra to the Mindtree family.
“His vast industry experience, along with proven track record, will be a definite asset to Mindtree as we continue to stride on the journey of customer-centric growth.
“This appointment is a testimony of the Company’s focus on its leadership expansion across the globe.”
New Mindtree COO Nevatia has a masters’ degree in management studies.