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Congratulations and thank you to all of our partners who participated in the MuleSoft PKO Certification Champions contest! With your help, we raised $10,000 for the UN World Food Program! The contest ran from February 20 – March 20, 2021, and the race to get certified was fierce. We’re excited to celebrate those victories here. 

The contest rules were simple: partner organizations competed against similar organizations within their MuleSoft partner tier — and the more developers and architects in their organization that got certified, the more likely it was that their team would win. 

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So we want to say “congratulations!” to our winning partner organizations, along with their MuleSoft developers and architects whose hard work paid off. 

Global Champions

  • Strategic tier: Apisero
  • Premier tier: Tata Consultancy
  • Emerging/Select tier: Psyncopate 

Europe Champions

  • Strategic tier: Accenture
  • Premier tier: Tata Consultancy Services
  • Emerging/Select tier: Devoteam

Asia Pacific Champions

  • Strategic tier: Accenture
  • Premier tier: PCCW Solutions Limited
  • Emerging/Select tier: J4rvis

India Champions

  • Strategic tier: Apisero
  • Premier tier: Tata Consultancy
  • Emerging/Select tier: Larsen & Toubro Infotech

Americas Champions

  • Strategic tier: Apisero
  • Premier tier: Infosys
  • Emerging/Select tier: Psyncopate

Global Champions

Strategic tier: Apisero

Apisero has a deep commitment to its people, especially in keeping their teams up-to-date with the latest developments in MuleSoft! It’s no wonder this team won our Certification Champions contest globally as well as in the Americas and India regions.

“Apisero is our Internal Rocket Fuel!” remarks Sebastian Furtal, head of Training in India. “There is no denying Apisero has been on an incredible run. Coming in first place further grows their already strong capabilities and proves they are laser-focused on successful delivery of projects. Congratulations! It’s more than well deserved,” says Darwin Singson, Partner Enablement Lead. “Apisero’s approach is laser-focused in terms of training and certifying practitioners before they are onboarded to customer projects. The Apisero Leadership team ensures practitioners are always up to date and renew their certifications to demonstrate the knowledge on the latest product releases.” remarks Harman Jeet Singh Chadha, India Partner Enablement lead, “We are looking forward to continuing this awesome collaboration and winning more accolades!”

One key to Apisero’s success is mentorship and a strong culture of learning. Lee Alcorn, VP of Technology at Apisero says, “Our customers trust us as certified experts to deliver fast, robust solutions. With MuleSoft’s Training and Certification program, not only are we able to quickly train, certify, and enable our team for success, but resources feel more confident to deliver and productivity is increased nearly 3x after certification. The on-demand availability of training content and DIY activities makes it easy for anyone to jump in and get started.”

Premier tier: Tata Consultancy

“Tata Consulting Services is gearing up in a big way! They are well-positioned to take advantage of MuleSoft solutions and the exploding data integration marketplace. Awesome uptake and a thirst to level-up and build strong knowledgeable resources. Keep an eye out for TCS. A huge round of applause for the win!” says Darwin Singson. “Big shout out to TCS on winning the certification contest globally! This win demonstrates their focus on building certified capacity at scale to ensure customer success.” says Harman Jeet Singh Chadha, “TCS’s investment in building Mulesoft academy ensured the practitioners are cross-skilled, certified, and ready to deliver global transformation projects on Mulesoft. This win is definitely a milestone in our partnership, and a demonstration of our collaboration, and I’m looking forward to creating Muley moments together.”

“These certification initiatives go a long way in bolstering our delivery capabilities to enrich the effectiveness of our customer implementations. We truly appreciate this honor and look forward to continuing this momentum globally throughout the year.” remarks Ranjit Pillai, Enterprise Integration and Enterprise Application Services at TCS.

Emerging/Select tier: Psyncopate 

Psyncopate continues to deliver, and them being named Certification Champions is not a surprise to their enablement lead Darwin Singson. “They have been super diligent in their approach and consistent in the achievement of their goals. Building a strong bench through solid enablement and training will continue to be one of their key strengths” remarks Darwin, “Psyncopate’s growing capacity and thought leadership in this space broadens as they ramp up more certified resources. Awesome job on winning the number one slot in your partner tier group!” 

Tony Giang, Managing Director & Principal Technology Strategist says that “MuleSoft Training is an essential part of Psyncopate’s overall team enablement program, and achieving MuleSoft certification(s) is a company requirement for all Psyncopate Client Technology Services team members. With a 100% MuleSoft certified team, 0% over budget and/or failed projects in Psyncopate’s history, and exceptional client management, Psyncoppate’s clients are confident they are optimally positioned for success. They have the absolute best API and integration technology platform and a proven ‘certified’ partner to help in their journey.” 

Europe Champions 

Strategic tier: Accenture

Accenture is the world’s largest independent technology services provider, with a proven track record for complex, end-to-end transformational projects. Stephanie Sadowski, Senior Managing Director at Accenture says, “Accenture is very focused on growth of MuleSoft in EMEA. Being certified assures our clients that we are bringing the right team and expertise to deliver programs. We appreciate the partnership between our companies as we scale, train, and certify our people to meet the opportunity in the market. Thank you MuleSoft!”

Premier tier: Tata Consultancy Services

TCS was awarded MuleSoft’s Global, EMEA, and India Certification Champions for the Premier partner tier! Ranjit Narayan Pillai, MuleSoft lead at TCS says that “This would not have been possible for TCS without the synergy and collaboration with the MuleSoft Training and Enablement functions globally. These certification initiatives go a long way in bolstering our delivery capabilities to enrich the effectiveness of our customer implementations. We truly appreciate this honor and look forward to continuing this momentum globally throughout the year.”

Emerging/Select tier: Devoteam

Devoteam is an integration company that delivers technology consulting across Europe and the Middle East. Bert Schaap, Devoteam Group SVP and leader of the Salesforce/MuleSoft Business Unit, says “Our commitment to MuleSoft and to becoming the leader in MuleSoft Professional Services in EMEA is demonstrated by our investment in our consultants, and we are very proud that so many of our colleagues achieved their MuleSoft certifications. Since our focus is on applying Creative Tech for Better Change, we are very pleased that, together with MuleSoft, we are contributing to unlocking the future for people in need through the donation to the UN World Food Program.”

Asia Pacific Champions 

Strategic tier: Accenture

Premier tier: PCCW Solutions Limited

Emerging/Select tier: J4rvis

Staying curious is a core value at J4RVIS, which is why they promote ongoing learning and development to every team member.

“We believe that staying curious is much more than studying for an exam and is all about asking questions, challenging ways of thinking and learning about different options of solving problems.

The MuleSoft certification program has provided us with the tools and training required to learn in a cost-effective way about platform features and to apply the learned through interactive training courses, to ultimately prepare our staff for projects with our customers.” Jannis Bott, Director at J4RVIS.

India Champions 

Strategic tier: Apisero

Apisero was awarded MuleSoft’s Global, India, and Americas Certification Champion for the Strategic partner tier.

Premier tier: Tata Consultancy

TCS was awarded MuleSoft’s Global, Europe, and India Certification Champion for the Strategic partner tier.

Emerging/Select tier: Larsen & Toubro Infotech

The LTI team has been phenomenal in quickly ramping its certified capacity to ensure successful delivery of their MuleSoft projects. “Thanks a lot for diligently driving the certification campaign in a planned manner to build MuleSoft capabilities.” says Harman Jeet Singh Chadha, “I am excited and looking forward to scaling big in the coming fiscal year!” 

Americas Champions 

Strategic tier: Apisero

Apisero was awarded MuleSoft’s Global, India, and Americas Certification Champion for the Strategic partner tier.

Premier tier: Infosys

Emerging/Select tier: Psyncopate

Psyncopate was awarded MuleSoft’s Global and Americas Certification Champion for the Emergic/Select partner tier.

We were so excited to see so many developers and architects take part in the PKO Certification Champions contest! This year MuleSoft Training is looking forward to many new community events, contests, and even new class formats for our MuleSoft Training courses. So be sure to create a training account to hear the latest offerings from MuleSoft Training and Certification.