Digital product innovation and software engineering leader, 10Pearls, recently announced its acquisition of Inspirant Group, a Chicago-based specialized healthcare transformation strategy consulting firm. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The purchase joins two companies with mutual expertise in healthcare technology development and business consulting services, positioning 10Pearls to grow its presence in the healthcare industry. Inspirant Group’s proven transformation solutions in areas like utilization management, care management, clinical decision support, and claims management will prove a valuable asset to the acquiring company as it continues to deliver end-to-end digital transformation services ranging from business automation and optimization at scale to new product development. Co-founders Meighan Newhouse, Amir Azarbad, and Chris VanAvermaete will join the 10Pearls healthcare division with their team of experienced consultants.
“Joining forces with 10Pearls allows Inspirant Group to leverage the global technology development and engineering scale of 10Pearls to provide a full suite of product development and health tech services to payors. This allows us to expand the technology delivery aspect of our business transformation, process optimization, and automation capabilities to support our client’s mission-critical needs” said Amir Azarbad, President of Inspirant Group, in a press release. “Most importantly, this a great cultural fit as both of our firms believe in the double bottom-line mission.”
Founded in 2004 by brothers Imran and Zeeshan Aftab, 10Pearls has grown from a two-person startup to a global consulting organization of more than 1,000 professionals with offices in North America and the Middle East. The company helps businesses create transformative digital products powered by cutting-edge technology such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, and Virtual Reality; offering broad expertise in user experience and design, product management, software development, and quality assurance.
The Illinois-based Inspirant Group was founded in 2017, offering consulting services focused on people, processes, and technology to deliver advanced customizable solutions tailored to the unique needs of their clients. The company’s team of “Unconsultants” specialize in agile transformation, application development, and business intelligence, data management, and business process optimization. The award-winning firm employs over 50 professionals and has been certified as a Great Place to Work.