Articles by Scott Gellman

2018 – A Year in Numbers

By Scott Gellman on January 28, 2019
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Attained cashflow break-even and profitability for the first time Became EBITDA positive Achieved revenue growth of ~65% on an adjusted basis Reduced outstanding debt balance by 40% Delivered over 100 digital engagement projects 2018 was the…

1x1s: The Importance of Employee Feedback

By Scott Gellman on December 5, 2016
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Early in life, I was determined to lead an organization. Reflecting back, I didn’t understand the role of leadership, and truth be told, I am still evolving as a leader myself.  I have found that there…

Our South Africa Expansion: 6 to 60 and Beyond

By Scott Gellman on September 14, 2016
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Over the past 18 months, we have grown our South African operation tenfold, and we have a clear plan to expand it even further.  After just returning from our Cape Town office, I realize how ambitious…

How Kurtosys Did it: Unifying a Global Company

By Scott Gellman on September 1, 2015
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In 2009, Kurtosys acquired Fundworks Global Ltd. The acquisition broadened our geographic footprint and expanded our product line. In addition, we were fortunate enough to inherit some incredibly talented people as part of that deal. As…

How Financial Transparency Can Improve Company Culture

By Scott Gellman on July 9, 2015
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I have heard of many technology companies taking different approaches to sharing financial information with their employees. Throughout my career, I have worked at organizations that share no information, some that share limited information, and others,…

Financial Reporting: Our Path to Recurring Gross Margin Improvement

By Scott Gellman on June 23, 2015
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Many successful early stage companies focus all of their time and effort on product adoption and monetization. Ultimately, it is the right thing to do. After all, if you don’t have a minimally viable product or…

Kurtosys Teams Up with Sanshil Foundation

By Scott Gellman on May 13, 2015
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In April 2015, some members of the US team traveled to our office in Gurgaon to kick off our plans to give back to the community by contributing our time to The Sanshil Foundation. The Sanshil Foundation…