Salil Parekh was 35, when the global IT services player Capgemini acquired Ernst & Young Consulting, where he was partner. In the decade since 2000, he has risen to head of Capgemini India, in addition to which he now oversees the Asia-Pacific region and Capgemini’s financial services vertical, globally since January 2009. In this interview to Kunal N. Talgeri, Parekh discusses contours of his enhanced mandate and also Capgemini’s expertise in the public sector and in government services.