Kelly Services Malaysia’s former MD co-launches specialist staffing startup
Kamal Karanth A, former Managing Director at Kelly Services India and Malaysia, along with Anil Kumar ET, former Managing Director at RGF India, have announced their new venture.
Xpheno, a specialist staffing company, will address the growing demand for skilled talent in industries like IT, life sciences, consumer retail and engineering sectors in India.
Xpheno will be a one-stop shop for companies who need professionals on project as well as direct hires. Xpheno will also focus on sourcing for the lucrative US Staffing business.
Kamal and Anil bring with them, a collective experience of over 30 years, in the staffing business. The duo plan to raise Series A Funding in the next three to six months. The funds will be used to expand across all metros and to build a technology platform that can serve talent and client organisations efficiently.
Xpheno will specifically focus on meeting the shortage of skills in emerging technologies, which presents a significant growth opportunity for the company.
Xpheno currently works with over 30 clients and plans to add another 200 clients to its portfolio in the next six months.