Amar Shokeen is founder, president and CEO of Apolis, an international enterprise technology partner. He built his foundations during executive roles at blue-chip Indian corporations, including HCL Information Systems, CMC and Air India, before moving to the United States.
Mr. Shokeen founded RJT Compuquest in 1997, and under his strategic leadership, RJT has grown to one of the foremost SAP and Oracle partners in the western United States. The company enjoys strong business relations with some of the western United States’ most distinguished Fortune 500 businesses and has been the recipient of numerous awards from SAP. Additionally, RJT has been recognized over multiple years as one of Los Angeles’ fastest-growing organizations, and also been noted as one of Los Angeles’ largest minority-owned businesses. Mr. Shokeen is also the founder and president of the Welcome Group Inc, a hospitality management company with seven hotels across the United States. Both these organizations have recorded double-digit growth rates over 2011.
Mr. Shokeen was educated at St. John’s College, India (bachelors in science), the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College (MBDA) and the Harvard Business School (Owner President Management program).