Founded in 1998, Perficient is one of the leading, publicly traded information technology consulting firms in North America. The company has expertise in designing, building and delivering business-driven technology solutions. It provides Internet-based technologies for businesses to strengthen their relationships with customers, suppliers and partners. Perficient offers portal, platform, education, business integration, content management and service-oriented architecture solutions. The company serves the health care, automotive, energy, insurance, manufacturing, retail and telecommunications industries. It has partnerships with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and TIBCO. Perficient employs more than 1,300 professionals and maintains over 15 global delivery centers in Europe and China. The company also operates a technology consulting recruiting office in India. It has received the Information Management North American Distinguished Partner Award and the Lotus North American Distinguished Partner Award from IBM.