Gurumukh Uttamchandani is the Executive Director of Syska. In his current role, he handles the day to day strategic planning and operations of Syska Personal Care and Syska Irons.
A Computer Science and Mathematics major from Purdue University, Gurumukh worked with Bank of America for two years as a Release Manager and Technology Developer where he oversaw changes for 13 applications across 40 team members.
With a sound business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit, Gurumukh left Bank of America in 2017 to follow in his father’s footsteps to join Syska and moved back to India.
He began his journey at Syska, by founding another vertical – Syska Personal Care, which has quickly become one of the fastest growing brands in the category. True to its mission of keeping India Style Versatile, Syska Personal Care continues to expand its product portfolio from men’s trimmers to female epilators while expanding its reach to over 7000 retailers and being omnipresent on all ecommerce platforms.
Being a techie at heart, Gurumukh has also been instrumental in evolving Syska’s entry into Internet of Things and wearable devices. With his leadership, Syska was successfully able to partner with Amazon Alexa to launch voice controlled smart devices in India. He has also been successful in building up Syska Smart Fit and looks towards building up Syska as a strong player in the Smart Home space.
11th August, 2019 11:30 AM