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Innovate

Creating bold ideas.

The world is constantly changing, whether it is new technology, new regulations, political pressures or changing markets, all businesses and organisations must constantly change to stay relevant and to keep ahead of their competition.

 

At Oaklin we make it our business to keep our thinking at the edge of the latest in innovation and we use our own established method to create new ideas and harness those of our clients. Our aim is to harness passion and innovative thinking, to turn new ideas into coherent strategy. Ideas are only valuable when they can be successfully translated into sustainable improvement and advantage.

Ideas are the currency of innovation. We help our clients develop and capture ideas through our structured strategy sessions. We combine hard work, with novel ideas for presenting and recording ideas, and a bit of fun to kindle the creative spark.

Industry Expertise

As well as creating inspiring ideas and capturing thinking, everyone in Oaklin brings their perspective and experience from a number of industries and sectors. Sometimes ideas come from simple and spontaneous inspiration, but more often than not they are born from hard work, over many years and a deep understanding of industry trends. At Oaklin we have the luxury of working with a range of clients in each sector and can bring our collective expertise to bear on every client problem.

Strategy

Case Study

Advising on how best to bring together a multi-supplier IT services eco-system

Oaklin advised and assisted a FTSE100 leadership team on how to bring together a multi-supplier IT services eco-system into a single service-providing team. It necessitated bringing separate entities and internal business units together in over 170 locations in each major geography in the world.

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Grant Laten

Associate Partner

Grant has more than a decade of experience in delivery leadership, strategy development and execution, technical innovation and operational transformation across industry and government. He joined Oaklin after nearly eight years with Accenture and has led award-winning strategy and delivery projects in more than 25 countries.

Always keeping the customer front and centre, Grant’s career highlights include leading a technology merger critical to the UK's Covid-19 response, managing an intelligence strategy and innovation group, deploying logistics systems to embassies around the world, overhauling $3.5b of procurement spend, planning and supporting rapid war zone drawdowns, expediting security clearance processing, streamlining traveller screening operations and delivering the technology for a £180m smart meter roll-out.

Grant previously worked for Apple and completed internships in development banking and foreign policy. He graduated with honours from the Argyros School of Business and Economics in California.

Shikha Goyal

Consultant

Shikha is an accomplished consultant with over 12 years’ experience of successfully delivering large scale technology transformation and data programmes. She has led multiple end to end delivery programmes, from inception through to operationalisation in a variety of industries including Financial Services, Hi-Tech, Energy & Utilities across UK, US and India.

She enjoys working on challenging technology projects and is passionate about helping clients keep pace with the changing technology landscape, stay competitive in the market and achieve their full potential.

Prior to joining Oaklin, Shikha has worked with Baringa, Deloitte and Accenture. She has an MBA in Finance from University of Rochester, NY and graduate degree in Electrical Engineering from India. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling and hiking.