Florida and Pune, 21st December 2017: SRKay Consulting Group, a London-headquartered private equity venture of the multi-billion dollar SRK Group, announces the joining of Stuart Kippelman on its advisory board. Stuart is a highly acclaimed business and technology leader in the U.S., and is the former Senior Vice President and Global CIO at Platform Specialty Products, based in Florida.
Stuart has an illustrious track record receiving multiple industry awards including Top 100 CIOs in STEM 2015, Computer world’s 2014 Premier 100 IT Leader Award, and the CIO Top 100 Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014 in areas such as business and ERP transformation, cloud migrations and business intelligence. Stuart has been a WSJ guest columnist, and a featured blogger on Computerworld.com. He is an author, and holds multiple patents in data mining, and business intelligence. As an accomplished speaker, he has frequently presented at many major industry conferences.
Stuart is actively engaged in helping and guiding the next generation of IT leadership and serves as a
career mentor both for Columbia University’s Executive Master of Science in Technology Management program, as well as the CIO Executive Council Pathways program.
Prior to joining Platform Specialty Products, Stuart was SVP and CIO at Covanta, and held many
leadership, technology engineering and research roles of increasing responsibility at Johnson and Johnson.
With SRKay actively looking at expanding its global footprint with its innovative products and services ventures, we are lucky to have someone like Stuart to guide and advise us to help us succeed in new global locations like the U.S., Australia and Europe with its ventures’ said Alok Kumar, Partner and Founder of SRKay Consulting Group.
Our upcoming data sciences venture will benefit a lot from the knowledge Stuart brings in the field of
data sciences with a practical business outlook," said Kesavan Srinivasan, Chief Data Scientist and CTO of SRKay.
Since its inception in September 2016 by Alok Kumar, a leading name in the technology industry, who started SRKay after his tenure as the Managing Director of Sears India, the group is leaving no stone unturned to build the best leadership team and advisory board. Recently, SRKay announced theappointment of Vinit Teredesai, ex-Global Head of Finance, HSBC GLT’s as Advisor Finance and Global Strategy for the group and Stuart adds a technology dimension to the board.