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Our Mission

We revolutionize how great software is built.

Parkar Consulting is a boutique technology engineering consulting firm that focuses on niche challenges where skill and experience are paramount. Our clients are pushing the boundaries in their respective fields, and we are right by their side helping them cross the finish line of their next big product release. We passionately solve complex problems for our clients that require an internal paradigm shift. Whether you are facing technology adoption, acceleration or implementation—we’ve got it covered.

Who We are

Our teams are fast-paced and nimble, with a focus on current and emerging technologies that can help our clients grow faster.  Empowered to make the right decisions, our teams begin every project with a strategy for success, predefined tangible metrics, and a spirit of going above and beyond to solve the complex challenge at hand.  Combined, these guiding principles form Parkar Consulting: Paradigm Shift + Karma.

Leadership Team

Gaurav Singh

Chief Executive Officer

Gaurav founded Parkar Consulting & Labs in the summer of 2015 from his home office in downtown Chicago. In his current position as the CEO, Gaurav leads the go-to-market strategy for the US region and also provides oversight to the other business units in India, Poland and the Middle East markets. He brings a diversified experience of starting and running 6 businesses/brands over the last 15 years. He thrives on building greenfield businesses and converting nascent ideas into high value ventures. He founded Parkar Labs in December 2016 with a vision to build thought leadership. In his executive career, Gaurav has held leadership positions at Sears: MetaScale;  Hewlett Packard & Reliance Industries.

Ketan Hajarnavis

Chief Operating Officer

Ketan brings along his experience having worked in various geographies across business advisory, and technology product and services companies such as McKinsey & Co., Mindtree Consulting and Unimobile Inc. During his executive leadership role at ThoughtWorks, India for 11 years, Ketan was instrumental in driving the growth strategy for the company from $8M to $100M. His business acumen and thought leadership helped position ThoughtWorks as a leader in Hi-Tech and Innovation. Before joining ThoughtWorks, Ketan was a Co-Founder & COO of an education technology startup, where he led the company through inception, market establishment, fund raising and a successful exit.

Lauren Ramsy

Chief Marketing Officer

Lauren Ramsey is social media content strategist, community manager, podcaster and promoter of brands and bands through Betsy Bash, a boutique social media agency, and The Lauren Ignited Podcast, a podcast for soul music and comfort food fanatics. Lauren has developed brand and social media strategies for million-dollar consulting firms, New York Times Best Selling Authors, restaurants and businesses all over the world. Lauren has built a career around celebrating the creativity of others, while also measuring and analyzing the success of their creative pursuits, and being flexible enough to chase different answers if the current plan isn’t working. At Parkar, Lauren leads the digital strategy and fosters the network in Chicago supporting various clients in different industries.

Mentors

Kevin Baumgart

Kevin has over 15 years of sales and sales management experience. For the past 4 years, he has been donating time mentoring early-stage start-ups on go-to-market strategy, sales hiring and inside sales best practices. Currently working as the VP of Sales for Hireology, Kevin’s focus is on driving insides sales effectiveness. Kevin mentors Parkar for Solutions Selling.

Jackie Lim

Jackie is a seasoned Global Marketing Strategy and Finance executive with over 25 years of diverse US and International experience in Fortune 100 companies. She’s been a hands-on business/strategic partner to C-level and Senior Executives and has successfully developed short & long term organic growth roadmaps for both small and large ($1B) businesses.

Jim Goodmiller

Jim is a strategic thought leader assisting clients with IT solutions through people, process and technology. As a mentor for R&D; he brings a a strong understanding of IT trends including front line experience with C-Level leaders, and Directors of major clients providing a wide diversity of experience. Currently, Jim heads the Technology division at Advanced Resources.

Mike Peterson

Mike brings in 30 years of an exemplary record of identifying and addressing business needs, taking ideas from conception to completion, aligning technology with corporate strategy, and leading large technical organizations through “Technical & Cultural Change” related to Big Data, Analytics, and Cloud.  In the past, he has led teams at Neustar, leading their strategic and tactical initiatives.

Rajeev Kaul

Rajeev Kaul brings 30 years of experience in global accounting, taxation, audit and financial management to Parkar as a mentor and advisor for Global Finance Strategy at Parkar. He is the principal of Kaul Group, a distinguished New York CPA firm based out of New York. Rajeev’s exemplary experience has led him to speak about finance, investment and taxes at various places and institutes across the globe like Harvard Business Club, and CUNY to name a few.

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