SOURCE: Skava, Inc.

Skava, Inc.

August 28, 2013 08:00 ET

Skava Appoints 17-Year Commerce Veteran to Execute Upon Multi-Channel Retail Solutions

Former Sapient Executive Vivek Agrawal Appointed as Global Vice President of Operations to Expand Skava Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2013) - Skava, the leading provider of mobile, tablet and in-store technologies to more than 25% of the Top 30 online retailers in America, today announced Vivek Agrawal, a seasoned 17-year veteran of commerce and omni-channel solutions to leading brands, as new Global Vice President of Operations. Vivek brings vast experience and extensive management skills to Skava in delivering globally executed, multi-channel, multi-million dollar solutions to some of the top US brands across industries including Staples, Coca Cola, The Home Depot and Liberty Mutual.

"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 possesses over 17 years of experience in providing content, commerce and omni-channel solutions to leading companies across industries including brands such as Harrah's, Travelers, Staples, Coca Cola, The Home Depot, Liberty Mutual, New Balance and Luxottica. Before joining Skava, Agrawal spent 13 years with SapientNitro with the last three years of focused on establishing and operating the 'global mobile and emerging experiences group' in Atlanta.

"Digital is how consumers interact with brands today and Skava has created the most powerful platform available to meet that goal," said Vivek Agrawal, Global Vice President of Operations, Skava." 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 focus on 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.

About Skava:
Skava is a leading provider of next-generation multi-channel e-Commerce solutions to retailers. The SkavaONE™ "Omni-Commerce" platform allows retailers to create mobile websites and apps, tablet websites and apps, interactive digital catalogs, in-store kiosk applications, and social commerce offerings from one integrated platform. The SkavaONE™ platform works along with the retailer's existing e-Commerce platform and helps the retailer extend the online shopping experience to all these other customer "touchpoints" through customized and unique user experiences. Skava is recognized in the industry for providing a flexible and advanced platform which is able to adapt to the most complex e-commerce requirements. Skava's customers include 25% of the Top 30 online retailers.

Contact Information

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    Danielle McCormick
    Senior Director of Marketing
    Skava
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