Alok Kumar is Partner of SRKay Consulting Group LLP, a seed stage PE and acceleration firm since its inception in July 2016. His dream to create value from technology ideas was tested before his taking over as Partner in SRKay where he was instrumental in setting up, accelerating and creating high value from basic concept to multi-million dollar organizations. This broader vision resulted in forming SRKay as a private equity and acceleration company that focused on investing and creating successful organizations of the future. Within three years of his stint with SRKay, his organization has a global presence in the USA, UK, Finland and Malaysia and a list of global customers for its promoted ventures.
Having been as Managing Director of Sears in India for several years, Alok is a widely acclaimed corporate and startup expert with strong global connections. He regularly participates and leads various forums as a keynote speaker as well as visiting professor in leading management institutes. He presented his paper in World Investment Forum at Geneva in July 2018, on Startup Success using research done by his venture (SCIKEY) on the relation of mind-set of founders, employees, and the current ecosystem with startup. His research on enabling women entrepreneurs was also presented in the World Economic Forum in October 2018 in Geneva.
Alok's association with SRK Knowledge Foundation, a social organization that promotes the cause of education, social entrepreneurship and healthcare amongst rural masses in the state of Gujarat in India has helped him balance his corporate and social accountabilities.
Alok has been in the role of "Technology advisor" to India's largest stock exchange BSE for several years and was renominated for another three years recently.
Alok is an established author, with three books to his credit and has published several whitepapers and research papers independently in the last fifteen years. A post graduate with a degree in engineering and management, he lives in Pune with his family and travels widely for fun and business.