Skava bolsters multichannel retail solutions with new hire

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Skava, a leading provider of mobile, tablet and in-store technologies for U.S. online retailers, have appointed Vivek Agrawal, a 17-year veteran of commerce and omnichannel solutions to leading brands, as the company’s global VP of operations.

"As the company reaches a key level in our maturity, Vivek brings a wealth of experience so that Skava can strengthen our global delivery capabilities and offer the best retail solutions available," said Arish Ali, Skava CEO. "There is a need for speed in retail as retailers need to adapt to the constant influx of new mobile devices, and Vivek brings a track record of achieving great results in a short timeframe. He is an excellent addition to a team that is already burgeoning with talent."

Vivek has provided content, commerce and omnichannel solutions to leading companies that include Harrah's, Travelers, Staples, Coca Cola, The Home Depot, Liberty Mutual, New Balance and Luxottica. Before joining Skava, Agrawal spent 13 years with SapientNitro.

"Digital is how consumers interact with brands today and Skava has created the most powerful platform available to meet that goal," said Agrawal." Retailers need to quickly react to emerging trends to cater to their customers, and Skava's platform and excellent team gets results quickly, while maintaining a high quality to meet the every growing need of its clients. I am very excited to join a team that is focused on continuous innovation and I look forward to taking Skava to the next level."

Agrawal will be charged with scaling Skava's global operations, increasing alignment with industry standard practices and creating repeatable processes. He will be responsible for building the team required to support the expected high global growth of the company, along with further strategic business duties.

Skava's customers include 25% of the Top 30 online retailers.

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