Chicago and London: SRKay Consulting Group today announced the appointment of Philip Robbins-Jones as the President of its Technology Services venture, ScrumStart. Philip will be based out of Chicago and will manage the ScrumStart (SRKay Venture) operations in the US and Europe. Philip is an experienced, innovative CIO and Technology leader with a deep background in retail. His broad business background coupled with extensive technology experience has enabled success in multiple business critical leadership positions at some of the world’s leading retailers, including Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Sears.
“Philip and I had worked in Sears for several years where we developed a strong professional bonding and mutual respect. Philip’s long experience with large companies like TESCO, UK as the International CIO and then at Sears as the VP of Technology, handling large and complex projects in multiple geographies, will help SRKay build a strong global organization,” said Alok Kumar, Managing Partner, SRKay.
“I welcome Philip to SRKay family, and the entire ScrumStart team is very excited to have Philip as part of our leadership team,” said Santosh Panicker, CEO of ScrumStart.
“I am convinced about the success of SRKay and its ventures, as SRKay’s accelerator has everything that a successful startup ecosystem needs. My association with the team dates back several years, and I am excited to be a part of the team once again,” said Philip.
Philip will focus on growing ScrumStart, which has been increasing its business significantly since its inception and has developed several clients in North America over past one year. Recently, SRKay established its R&D Center in Helsinki.