Srikant is a seasoned entrepreneur who has built and exited two successful ventures (Solutions Integrated; Team4U). Both businesses achieved scale (2000 employees, and 15,000 employees respectively) and market leadership before being acquired by Publicis Groupe & Randstad Holdings respectively.
He is presently the co-founder of Crayon Data, the ambitious Singapore & India-based start-up, that aims to build a global business around a Big Data, AI & digital engagement platform. This is his third start-up. At Crayon, he is focused on financing & strategic partnerships.
Srikant has extensive M&A experience. He has acquired four companies (incl. three large digital and tech companies for Publicis Groupe), and sold two companies.
As an active Charter Member of TiE Delhi, and the Indian Angels Network, Srikant works closely with, and nurtures several tech start-ups. These include LawRato (legal tech), Nyoooz (digital content & media platform), SkillsHaat (skilling market place) & Khelfie (sports tech).
Srikant is an engineer from IIT, Kanpur and an MBA from IIM, Calcutta and his other interests include current affairs, contemporary history, and economic development.
He was on the jury of Cannes Lions in 2007.
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