SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 – Bristlecone, a leading provider of supply chain transformation and product engineering services, today announced that Lisa Lesko, an accomplished senior HR leader, has joined the company as its new Chief People Officer (CPO).

Lesko comes to Bristlecone from Vista Equity Partners, where she provided strategic solutions to senior leadership within the private equity portfolio. Before joining Vista, she served as the CPO of LotLinx, a company that provides AI and Machine Learning solutions to the automotive industry. Prior to that, Lesko worked in HR leadership roles at companies across the consumer packaged goods, telecom and technology industries, some of which include IBM, Nokia, Avon, Revlon and Energizer.

“As we execute on our strategy to accelerate growth and drive mindshare in the market, Lisa’s experience across diverse industries and agile organizations will play an instrumental role in helping us achieve our goals by recruiting and retaining top talent, engaging and empowering our global workforce, and managing the many changes that come with rapid growth,” said Nirav Patel, President and CEO of Bristlecone.

Lesko has a great deal of experience in Change Management and Business Transformation. She holds a master’s degree in counseling and educational psychology and a bachelor’s degree in communications.

“I’m excited to join Bristlecone, a company with a solid foundation, an unmatched solutions portfolio and endless customer success stories – all made possible by a global team of talented, passionate, customer-driven individuals,” said Lesko. “I look forward to leveraging my strengths and working with the executive leadership team to make smart investments in our people and build the high-performing culture we need to support our exponential growth.”

Bristlecone, a leading provider in supply chain transformation and product engineering services, specializes in delivering AI-powered industry solutions that enable digital resilience and business agility. Since 1998, clients across diverse industries have been turning to Bristlecone for end-to-end digital transformation capabilities. With headquarters in San Jose, California, and 14 global hubs, Bristlecone employs over 2,000 global technology professionals who deliver on a single mission to help customers reimagine, redefine and transform their businesses to be truly digital enterprises. Bristlecone is part of the $19.4 billion Mahindra Group.

Learn more at


Media Contact

Giselle Lopes
Head of Global Marketing