The challenger consultancy in America: accelerated

A warm welcome to Gregory, Sinan & Patrick


By: Elixirr

Our presence in the US has been going from strength to strength, so we’ve bolstered our team with more top talent. A warm welcome to Gregory Prokter, Sinan Gurman, and Patrick Benedict, who each bring a diversity of knowledge and experience to the team as we propel our stateside capability offerings in the innovation and consultancy space.

Under the leadership of Eric Rich, who joined us last summer to spearhead our expansion across the United States, we have already built a strong client base across the country, and further expanded our extensive network of VCs, startups, and entrepreneurs. The US market has responded extremely positively to the different approach we are bringing to our clients.

Eric said…

“Gregory, Sinan, and Patrick join at a very exciting time, as we continue to execute on our US growth plans alongside some fantastic foundation clients across the country. It’s great to have them on board, and look forward to the new dynamic that they will bring to our strong and growing team.”

Here’s why Eric joined Elixirr. Watch this space for more from Gregory, Sinan and Patrick…

 Eric Rich, with Katie Gillett, Rory Farquharson, and Patrick Benedict.

Who’s who?

Gregory Prokter, Principal

Gregory brings 30 years of experience leading technology teams in designing and delivering technical solutions for business problems. For the last 11 years, he has worked both in financial services and in fintech, with the last 2.5 years spent at PayPal. Prior to PayPal, Gregory lead Architecture and Development teams at Silicon Valley Bank.

Sinan Gurman, Principal

Sinan joins us from Capgemini, where he was the Global Customer Value Analytics Director for CPG and retail, to propel our data and analytics capability offerings. Sinan also frequently speaks at industry and academic events.

Patrick Benedict, Consultant

Patrick joins us from Zurich Insurance Group, where he was an Underwriter within the North American Commercial Surety group. Patrick was also the SME representing Surety BU for Zurich’s rollout, and subsequent usability improvement projects, of

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