Co-founder and CEO, Headstart
Madathil Oravil Sunil Kumar, hailing from Lakkidi, near Ottapalam in Palakkad district, is the Co-founder and CEO of Headstart FZ LLC. The company was founded by Sunil Kumar along with Premchand Kurup in 2002. With Dh 7 Million turnover, the company serves as a boutique solution provider in the MEA/APAC region serving the retail and hospitality industries. It offers a portfolio of products and services that enables the clients to derive maximum benefits by utilizing state-of-art technology.
Headstart’s proven products and implementation methodology continue to deliver bottom-line benefits to most of the respected retailers in the market. The company’s dedication to the clients is demonstrated by its innovative solutions.
Headstart’s customers include Aster Pharmacy, Al Khyat Investments, Life Pharmacy, BMA International, Emirates Airlines, Landmark Group, Al Ghurair Retail, MMI, African & Eastern, Ooredo, Shakespeare, Bagel Bar, Hot Brands International, and Fantasy World.
Sunil Kumar, who holds a postgraduate diploma in Computer Application, was born to Sanjayan, a Unilever employee, and Saraswathy Madathil Oravil. He completed his schooling and college education at Coimbatore. He started his career as a trainer at Universal Group of Institution, Thiruvananthapuram. Then he moved to Muscat and worked in Capital Commercial Centre, Prisunic as EDP In-charge. Migrated to UAE – Dubai in 1998 and joined Al Aqili Information Systems as Business Development Manager for IT Solutions. He Co-founded Headstart along with Premchand in 2002.
Sunil Kumar is married to Asha Sunil, a CAD Designer at Paramount Tech. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Anamika Sunil, a graduation student in Middlesex University.