Shak Akhtar’s global responsibilities at Redwood Software include spearheading the adoption of robotic process solutions by enterprises across their back-office operations, along with chairing client-led financial transformation workshops. His background includes financial and IT experience, having cut his teeth as an accountant at IBM before working for leading IT companies. His roles at IBM included inventory, profit reporting and planning, sales and marketing, and sales management. Some of his senior roles include director of services sector at SAP, vice president of retail and consumer products goods for EMEA at iTwo and vice president for business process management for EMEA at BEA. His mission is to build robotic solutions for global organisations and dramatically improve process efficiencies across the enterprise.