Cornell Center for Hospitality Research Welcomes Wipro EcoEnergy as New Partner

May 19, 2014

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Cornell Center for Hospitality Research Welcomes Wipro EcoEnergy as New Partner
Ithaca, NY, May 19, 2014 - The Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) today announced that Wipro EcoEnergy, the energy management services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), a global IT, consulting, and outsourcing firm, has become a CHR partner. Syed Mansoor Ahmad, vice president & global business head for energy management services, Wipro will join the CHR Advisory Board. As a partner, Ahmad will have a seat at all roundtables produced by the School of Hotel Administration, in addition to participating in the Advisory Board activities.

"This is a great partnership," said Michael Sturman, associate dean for faculty development at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration and academic director of the CHR. "Wipro EcoEnergy offers a broad line of services to numerous industries. Syed Ahmad will provide a new perspective for the CHR's research program. In particular, both CHR and Wipro are working on sustainability for the hospitality industry and other businesses."

"We are impressed with the CHR's focus on creating knowledge, particularly with regard to sustainability," noted Ahmad. "I look forward to working with CHR and the other members of the CHR Advisory Board."

Wipro EcoEnergy is the energy services business division of Wipro Limited that provides intelligent, sustainable solutions for energy consumption and management. Utilizing leading edge analytical tools the business delivers energy efficient solutions to clients across industries that reduce their carbon footprint, energy usage & recover avoidable energy losses.

About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Business Process Management company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of over 140,000 serving clients in 175 + cities across 6 continents. For more information, please

About The Center for Hospitality Research
A unit of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) sponsors research designed to improve practices in the hospitality industry. Under the lead of the center's corporate affiliates, experienced scholars work closely with business executives to discover new insights into strategic, managerial and operating practices. To learn more about the center and its projects, visit

Center Senior Partners: Accenture, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, SAS, STR, and Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Center Partners: Access Point Financial, Cvent, Inc., Davis & Gilbert LLP, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, Denihan Hospitality Group, Duetto, Forbes Travel Guide, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Fox Rothschild LLP, Hilton Worldwide, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Intel Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Jumeirah Group, Marriott International, Inc., McDonald's USA,, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Proskauer, RateGain, ReviewPro, Revinate, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, Sathguru Management Consultants (P) Ltd., Talent Plus, Inc., Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., TripAdvisor, Wipro EcoEnergy, and Wyndham Hotel Group

Center Friends: Cleverdis • DK Shifflet & Associates • EyeforTravel • Gerencia de Hoteles & Restaurantes • Hospitality Technology Magazine • HRH Group of Hotels Pvt. Ltd. • Hsyndicate •  International CHRIE • iPerceptions • J.D. Power and Associates • The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts • The Lemon Tree Hotel Company • The Park Hotels • PKF Hospitality Research • Questex Hospitality Group • Sustainable Travel International