Welcome to RKON

Great People Driving Great Results

Since 1998, RKON has delivered IT Transformation helping private equity and enterprise firms achieve Quiet IT from vision to execution. We believe IT should seamlessly serve the business strategy versus getting in the way of execution. Headquartered in Chicago, IL our team has developed a refined approach, through years of experience, that delivers a clear vision of a scalable, agile, secure, cost optimized and low risk end state. To achieve this end state, RKON provides IT solutions in three stages, first building an advisory practice that sends the strategy in the right direction, an execution practice ensuring that vision is turned into reality and a management practice the keeps the vision on track as IT evolves to serve the business.  

Because of our record in providing best-in-class IT solutions and our staff of respected and extremely knowledgeable professionals, RKON has been recognized by Crain’s Fast Fifty, CRN Growth 150, Inc. 5000 and Inc. Magazine’s list of 500 fastest-growing private companies. RKON’s trusted advisors deliver strategic guidance, advanced technical knowledge and realistic assessments to give your organization the competitive advantage it requires in today’s environment of rapidly evolving technologies.


Here at RKON, we understand that our client’s success starts with our organizational cohesion. Recognized by Computerworld as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT, RKON is focused on developing an organization that fosters creativity, innovation and cooperation across all levels. This approach plays an integral role in providing our clients the quality IT solutions they require. We encourage and reward an environment that promotes imagination, innovation and collaboration – where our intelligent IT solutions grow from the bright minds of the RKON team. Build your organization’s IT infrastructure with RKON and realize the unrestricted possibilities of Quiet IT.

RKON started off as a consulting firm helping clients through complex IT change. Our primary focus was security, compliance, and infrastructure around mission-critical applications. We found that while most clients understand the basics, many struggle with complex infrastructure solutions. Hiring and retaining specialty skill sets while simultaneously keeping up with the evolution and maintenance of those solutions is difficult and costly, but with RKON's advisors, companies quickly learned how to unlock these complexities.

 

20 years ago, our clients started asking us to take over IT solutions and management. Those same clients recognized that we could efficiently and effectively manage their IT, enabling them to focus on their primary business and create value. Happily, we found that once we managed the complex stuff, the rest was easy.

- JEFF MULLARKEY, CEO

 

RKON TIMELINE

1998

RKON was founded in Chicago.

2005

RKON started partnering with Private Equity firms to unlock complex IT.

2014

RKON was named one of the fastest-growing private companies.

2015

RKON was recognized as one of the best places to work in IT.

2019

RKON is now an ISO27001 certified service provider.