MILESTONES & ACHIEVEMENTS
THE AKKENCLOUD EXECUTIVE TEAM
Giridhar Akkineni is a staffing industry entrepreneur. Prior to founding Akken, Akkineni owned interWorldnet, an IT Staffing Firm based in Rocky Hill, CT. Prior to this, he owned businesses in information technology, transport, manufacturing, and retail industries. Foreseeing the potential of cloud computing and an opportunity to unify on one platform the fragmented software point solutions available to staffing and recruitment firms, Akkineni created Akken in 2005. He has taken AkkenCloud from an innovative concept to a leadership position within the staffing and recruitment software industry. Akkineni enjoys spending his free time with his family, at company social events, or watching Formula 1 Racing (he is a Ferrari superfan) and NFL Football.
Akkineni holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Bridgeport.
Mark Wallace is an experienced leader that helps businesses and entrepreneurs to accelerate growth. Mark founded Justellus, a company that provides executive level sales and marketing services. Mark headed up sales for Sonicbids, Mzinga, and Shared Insights. He led customer acquisition, social media, and community for Environmental Data Resources, a division of the Daily Mail. He was the head of sales and an Officer of DCI, a pioneer in the high tech events industry. Mark’s work has been recognized for many awards including a Forrester Groundswell. He began his career at TAD Technical on their finance team. Outside of work, Mark plays and coaches hockey, mentors young professionals, and volunteers within his local community.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Bentley University in Waltham, MA.
Prakash Akkineni has more than two decades of experience in software development, information technology, and engineering management. Prakash joined Akken from Videojet, a Danaher corporation company that is known to unlock the potential of bleeding and loss companies and turn them around to be profitable using technology solutions. As a technology expert, he was responsible for consolidating numerous systems to increase efficiencies of companies and help them to become more profitable. He brings this same experience to Akken to help customers improve their overall efficiency.
Akkineni holds a Masters in Computer Science from Wayne State University.