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What is Skykit? A lot of things, actually. An award-winning provider of digital signage and workplace experience solutions. A company boasting one of the largest U.S.-based development teams in the industry. A team of really, really passionate people.
Launched in 2016, Skykit began as an idea. Just a simple solution to a customer need for a digital signage platform. Five years later, the company is providing digital signage solutions and workplace experience tools to several hundred businesses around the world. Our software is running on tens of thousands of screens across the globe, simplifying employee communications, enabling businesses to attract new audiences, and providing the eye-catching displays needed to engage with existing customers.
We designed our platform to be infinitely scalable, making it the perfect option for businesses of all sizes, across a variety of industries. Because we’re here to help you make digital signage your most effective communication and marketing tool.
Some of our notable customers include Canon Inc., University of Minnesota, and others. Are you next?
As the co-founder and CEO of Skykit, Irfan sets the strategic direction for the company. He oversaw the launch of the platform in 2016 and has since worked to grow it into a major provider of powerful digital signage and workplace experience tools.
Irfan is also an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Agosto, an IT consulting firm that became one of Google’s top go-to-market partners under his leadership. Agosto retained customers like Starbucks and Goodyear, and was eventually acquired by Pythian in 2020.
Irfan holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Oregon and is an avid cyclist who has completed the Leadville Trail 100 bike race six times. He frequently rides and races with fellow Skykit cyclists.
Paul has more than 25 years of experience building technical teams in application software, product development, and systems integration. He is charged with executing the strategic vision of all product development and intellectual property at Skykit.
He previously oversaw Agosto’s cloud product development consultancy, leading the largest Google Cloud Platform (GCP) software development team in North America. With his oversight, the group built software to facilitate a device deployment and provisioning process for a global retailer with 9,000 stores in North America. The project and platform informed and inspired the product that would become Skykit.
Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and business administration from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He enjoys cycling, mountain climbing and ice hockey.
Mike oversees Skykit’s finance and human resources departments, providing strategic direction to help the company capitalize most effectively on its growth. He creates and implements processes designed to improve the company’s operational and financial efficiencies and fuel further company growth.
Mike is a board member at BIZAA, a non-profit aiding Nigerian children, and at the Twin Cities chapter of Financial Executives International. He earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University, and a master’s in business administration from St. Cloud State University. He also holds a CPA certificate in Minnesota.
Mike is on an accomplished snow sculpting team that took first place at the Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Championship; second place at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition; and a Bronze medal at the 2015 Budweiser International Snow Sculpting Championships.
With more than 20 years of sales leadership and executive management experience across multiple industries, Burroughs takes great pride in implementing sustainable techniques for long-term success that drive revenue and growth.
Most recently, Burroughs served as Chief Revenue Officer at DTN, a decision science and Software-as-a-Service company. They serve as the world’s largest private weather data organization. Burroughs’ other experiences include Senior Vice President of Americas Sales for Veritas Technologies, Chief Marketing Officer at Evault, and Vice President of Global Cloud and Data Center Sales for Verizon Communications.
Linda is a digital signage veteran who brings nearly two decades of industry experience and a vast network of industry connections to Skykit.
Prior to retirement, Linda held the role of Chief Strategy Officer at Skykit where she lead the effort of curating a partner community for Skykit that include Channel Partners—distributors, resellers, and digital system integrators with vertical expertise with a focus on Retail. She also oversaw Strategic Alliances providing hardware, software, and services to create holistic solutions.
Prior to Skykit, Linda launched the Retail Vertical Business Solutions Group at Samsung Electronics in the greater NYC area, and held the position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Wireless Ronin Technologies.
Linda brings a unique skill to solution creation, as she has worked on all sides of digital signage deployment: hardware, software, services, consulting, and even from the end-user perspective, having launched a retail digital signage and kiosk solution for Gabberts Furniture.