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Our Mission Is To Change The Way You Work

Skience® is a pioneer in harnessing the power of the cloud to transform businesses – from small firms to Fortune 500 companies.

Skience works with sophisticated firms, and our team members are experienced, skilled individuals with the financial services and technical knowledge necessary to provide expert guidance to clients across the globe. With more than 200 team members and offices in Herndon, Virginia and Bangalore, India, we are an important partner to Salesforce and provide leading edge technology solutions and consulting services within the Salesforce ecosystem. Our team works to continually move the dial in all it does.

Our Values

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Skience is known for innovation, flexibility and a relentless focus on exceptional client service. We are committed to doing the right thing for our clients and leading the way for digital transformation of the financial services industry.

We have invested in building strong relationships throughout the past two decades with other technology firms, integration partners, consultants, and financial services firms, and we are dedicated to working collaboratively with our peers to build solutions that will serve our clients now and in the future.

Who is Skience?


20 years at the forefront of cloud-based solutions


“Doing what’s right” to build lasting client and partner relationships


Inventive, reliable, and scalable solutions to help future-proof businesses


Bringing together applications, platforms, and data to reduce friction and enhance business performance


Tech100 honoree by Northern Virginia Technology Council

Skience has been named a Tech100 honoree by Northern Virginia Technology Council for the second consecutive year.
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2020 Awards Winner

Skience was selected as a winner in the Technology Providers: Client Onboarding/New Account opening category.
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Skience Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winner in 2020 American Business Awards®

Multi-Custodial Account Opening Solution, Available on the Skience® Platform, Recognized by Business Peers in FinTech Solution Category. Read more.

2019 NVTC Top 100

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) recognized Skience as a 2019 NVTC Tech 100 honoree. The Tech 100 is a list of groundbreaking companies, leaders and innovators within the Washington, DC region’s technology community. Read more.

2019 Awards Finalist

Skience (formerly The Athene Group) was selected as a finalist in the Technology Providers: Client Onboarding/New Account opening category for our Multi-Point Digital Onboarding feature.
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Our Mission

Our Mission

Providing the technology and guidance to help financial services firms work better.

Our Values

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We act with integrity

We act with integrity.
Since the inception of our firm, our guiding principle has always been to make decisions by "doing the right thing" as a company, and success has followed. We are courteous, professional, and kind at all times.

We are innovative

We are innovative.
We enjoy breaking boundaries. We think outside the box, resist the status quo, and challenge beliefs. We have a pulse on current trends and best practices, while keeping a progressive eye on the future.

We are client-focused

We are client-focused.
Our clients are always top-of-mind, and we strive to exceed their expectations to deliver a remarkable service experience to every client, every time. We actively look for ways to “wow” our clients.

We are leaders

We are leaders.
We invest time and energy in activities that have a measurable and beneficial impact on our company, our clients, and the industry at large. We encourage professional development and recognize and reward individuals who have achieved mastery in their fields.

We respect grit

We respect grit.
Individually and collectively, we often face challenges in our jobs, but we never give up. As an organization, we are proud of our track record of achieving the impossible, and it gives us confidence to tackle any obstacle.

We take pride in our work

We take pride in our work.
We are passionate about our individual areas of expertise, and feel a strong sense of ownership over our distinct roles and responsibilities. We recognize the performance of individual contributors and reward their contributions to our corporate success.

We leverage our collective genius

We leverage our collective genius.
We are a diverse team, with different ideas, strengths, and backgrounds, which allows us to harness the power of a talented collective to collaborate on ideas and solve problems.

We celebrate often

We celebrate often.
We appreciate each other and celebrate our achievements as a firm, and our personal triumphs and important life events as individuals. We bring people together as often as possible, to build a sense of camaraderie among our teams. We strongly believe in the value of a positive work environment.

Sanjeev Kumar

CEO, Co-Founder

Kripa Shetty

CAO, Co-Founder

Marc Butler

President, COO

Kyle Van Pelt

EVP, Sales

Janak Mathuria

Head of Product Development

Damon Gladman

SVP, Product Management

Greg Starr

SVP, Salesforce Services

Michelle Hester

SVP, Finance

Sharon Ross

VP, Product Strategy & Client Success

Amaidhi Chandran

Managing Director, Skience India