EY US has acquired Zilker, an Austin-based digital consulting agency specializing in buyer expertise.
Based in 2014, Zilker focuses on unlocking shopper information insights and constructing digital platforms to reap the benefits of these insights. Zilker companions with Adobe, IBM, and Dell Boomi to create digital options that may be built-in with on-premises and cloud-based back-end methods.
The agency helps shoppers throughout industries construct digital buyer experiences, create ecommerce options on the Magento (Adobe) platform, harness the facility of rising applied sciences, migrate to the cloud, and improve cybersecurity.
Zilker has 360 staff, with US workplaces in Austin, San Francisco, and Cleveland, in addition to worldwide places in Belgrade, Serbia and Chennai, India.
EY’s acquisition of the agency will assist it meet elevated demand for e-commerce, digital utility, enterprise integration, and cloud providers consulting. The Covid-19 pandemic has particularly pressured corporations to both create or optimize their on-line promoting platforms as prospects and shoppers keep away from in-person visits.
“Companies have quickly switched to a web-based paradigm the place prospects count on digitally related options that strengthen their e-commerce expertise,” stated Kelly Grier, EY US chair and managing associate and Americas managing associate. “We’re extremely excited to welcome Zilker to the EY household as they squarely align with our development technique and complement our digital and know-how transformation capabilities.”
EY will roll the Zilker group into its digital and rising applied sciences group.
“Our mission has all the time been to be a catalyst for development, aiming to drive materials enterprise impression for our shoppers,” stated Rob Thomas, managing associate and CEO of Zilker Expertise. “Becoming a member of the EY group additional permits us to reside out this aim and create long-term worth for main organizations the world over.”
EY US supplies a full suite of audit, tax, and advisory providers, and has roughly 45,000 staff and $15 billion in annual income. The worldwide EY community has practically 300,000 staff and $37.2 billion in annual income.
EY US earlier this 12 months acquired Avalanche Consulting, an Austin-based financial growth consulting agency.