Arun Shukla

Founder and partner sklone

Arun is the founder partner of SLKone and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer. In more than 30 years in industry line management, interim C-Suite and advisory roles, he has facilitated, coached, led, and partnered with teams globally in operations excellence projects that have resulted in breakthrough successes.

Arun is also a managing director at Amalgam Capital, an independent sponsor investment firm that works with owners of small to mid-size businesses, and through selective acquisitions, builds thesis driven regional platforms. He is a board member for MechanAir, a commercial mechanical, plumbing and HVAC construction and maintenance services provider. In addition, Arun is also an independent board member for EMSAR, a Healthcare and Lifesciences equipment services and repairs provider.

 In the past, he has worked in major corporations including SAP, BHP Billiton and TATA. Prior to starting SLKone, Mr. Shukla was a Managing Director & Partner at Berkeley Research Group, Senior Managing Director and Partner at FTI Consulting and Practice Leader in Kepner-Tregoe.

 Arun has published numerous articles on Lean, Cost Management, Innovation, and he has appeared on a number of industry forums and global events as a speaker. Arun was the charter member and chapter president for TiE Carolinas – The Indus Entrepreneurs where he supported local community of entrepreneurs and businesses.