e-Zest completes 20 years in the IT industry, and this is a monumental achievement. Being in the industry for the last two decades has been a roller-coaster ride and has provided us with great learnings and experiences. I am proud to see the organization is recognized as one of the leading digital innovation partners to the Fortune 500 companies and leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).
Although we have seen many ups and downs in this journey, the challenges we face in 2020 have been something no one could have predicted. Despite the lockdowns and disruptions, I am extremely thankful to all the e-Zestians for staying strong in these tough times. I am proud of the way the teams have evolved and are helping us stay efficient despite the new working environment. Our health comes as the top priority for all of us, and so we will keep working remotely and effectively. In these testing times, I'm sure that our shared values – OLIVZ (taking Ownership, Learning, Innovative thinking, Value creation and a Zest for life) will help us sail through this situation smoothly. We recognize that a company is not just about technology or the process, but also about the people involved in making it what it is today. Our focus on nurturing talent and leadership development continues, and we will use a combination of experience and an innovative mindset to help create future leaders.
e-Zest was founded in 2000 at a time when the world was reeling in the Dotcom Bubble. e-Zest saw the light of day in a 12x8 office in Bandra, Mumbai. Since inception, we have always focused on being a technology-driven company providing product engineering and enterprise software/development services that have helped deliver value to our customers. Despite the uncertain times, our unique approach has helped us sail through tough times, and we have also showcased this time and again. In 2020, we face our toughest challenge, but with a strategic approach and customer focus, we can create a new opportunity from every challenge we face.
The pandemic has created new opportunities, and the world is embracing digital transformation or digital innovation at a rapid pace. With a rise in the adoption of digital technology, our expertise and services can truly enable customers to up their game! e-Zest has embraced the digital strategy by being Digital in Thinking, Digital at Heart and Digital in approach. This is precisely what the world needs right now, and it will be our mission to help them.
It is with this approach that e-Zest has extended its digital innovation services to the healthcare space. The pandemic has increased the pressure on almost every business and industry, but it has impacted healthcare the most. The increasing costs, workload and the need for speedy outcomes have been an enormous challenge to the healthcare industry in these testing times. e-Zest's as a strategic partner can help healthcare organizations efficiently manage their processes and accelerate technology adoption. As a leader in healthcare technology, e-Zest has the solutions to help the healthcare industry meet the demands of today and prepare for what's coming tomorrow.
I am also extremely thankful to all our customers and partners, who have stayed with us and keep believing in our mission. We will continually endeavour to help our customers and partners in these tough times. As an agile digital technology innovation partner, e-Zest believes in creating value using technology to deliver enhanced outcomes. Innovation happens with a persistent focus on learning, partnership and result-orientation, and this synergy is what will help us go the distance.
As e-Zest goes from its teens to becoming a mature enterprise, we will focus on keeping the culture intact while scaling the business to the next level and being a global digital technology leader most admired for its people, partnerships and performance. It has been two decades since we started, and we have miles to go before we sleep! So, gear up, and stay safe as we have a long journey ahead of us!