Moonshot Expands Executive Team

Saul Delage and Amish Desai join Chicago-based innovation outpost

CHICAGO, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Moonshot by Pactera Digital, an innovation outpost for digital products, today announced the appointment of Saul Delage as Vice President of Growth and Amish Desai as Head of Experiences. The appointments expand the company's executive team as Moonshot accelerates its growth.

Jeff Kirk, founder and Vice President of Moonshot, said, "Saul Delage and Amish Desai are essential to Moonshot's growth. Savvy businesses create momentum by combining intelligent digital technology with human-centered design, and Amish Desai brings a deep understanding of digital experiences leveraging the intersection of design and technology. Saul Delage has a demonstrated track record for developing relationships with clients and partners to create long-term growth."

Saul Delage is a 20-year digital veteran, having served in executive business development and client service roles for businesses such as Razorfish and, most recently, location marketing leader SIM Partners. At Razorfish, Delage drove the development of long-term relationships with brands such as Caterpillar, Kellogg's and State Farm. As a member of the SIM Partners leadership team, Delage helped the technology start-up establish and implement its growth strategy. As Vice President of Growth for Moonshot, he is responsible for developing and executing Moonshot's go-to-market strategies.

"Moonshot is creating the future for businesses around the world, and I'm excited to be part of the company's journey," Delage said.

Amish Desai is a digital and physical experience design executive who has brought user experience maturity to brands such as Yahoo, HSBC, Networked Insights, Allstate, Geico amongst other Fortune 100; resulting in driving positive business change. Most recently, at design innovation consultancy IA Collaborative, he oversaw the studio's cross-functional user experience design teams to support clients in industries ranging from hospitality to retail. Amish gives back by teaching interaction design & user experience as part of Segal Design Institute's graduate program in Engineering and Design Innovation at Northwestern University. Amish's specialty is leading highly productive teams that leverage emerging technologies to afford the most natural user experience across all touchpoints. As Moonshot's Head of Experiences, Desai will oversee our experimentation lab and develop capabilities in solving unmet people needs using ambient, augmented, and artificial technologies with his next-generational design team.

"I joined Moonshot because of the recognition that experiences are important and a competitive differentiator for all businesses. The attraction comes from having the opportunity to build a team of passionate experience designers & strategists positioned to deliver disruptive experiences that solve meaningful human needs is exciting. The third wave of the internet is a wild west today, but marks an important moment in our technological history. I am thrilled to put some definition around it with this next-generation team and organization," Desai said.

Chicago-based Moonshot, a business unit of Pactera Digital, accelerates clients' revenue growth by launching digital products faster and more efficiently. Since being founded in 2016, Moonshot has achieved rapid growth as it taps into a need for businesses to drive transformational improvement with intelligent digital technology. Moonshot is based in the 1871 innovation hub and is on pace to become 1871's largest tenant.

About Moonshot

We constantly design around the intersection of customer behaviors, emotions and emerging technologies to bring customers and businesses closer together.

Headquartered in 1871, Chicago's premier technology hub, Moonshot is part of Pactera Digital, a leading digital engagement platforms and experiences provider focused on customer-facing and enterprise solutions. For more information, visit

About Pactera Digital

Pactera Digital is a leading digital engagement platforms and experiences provider focused on customer-facing enterprise solutions for clients such as AT&T, NASA, the National Football League, Service King, and Toys "R" Us. Pactera Digital includes design, development, strategy and digital engagement capabilities with offices in Chicago, New York, Seattle and Shanghai. Pactera Digital is part of global information technology services provider Pactera. With more than 26,000 employees across 33 locations across the globe, Pactera is a partner for a new era focused on solving the business problems of Fortune 1,000 clients via a comprehensive service offering that includes strategic consulting services, digital engagement services, technology services, operations services, and globalization/translation services. 

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Source: Pactera Technology International Ltd.