Our Leadership

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Kavita Kalatur

Founder and Chairperson

Kavita is the Founder and Chairperson of NetImpact Strategies Inc., and spearheaded NetImpact’s growth at a staggering 75% CAGR since inception. With a “Customer-First” approach, she has built a collaborative culture where NetImpact professionals work as Trusted Advisors driving innovation and outcome-focused results to meet customer. NetImpact has been recognized by the CARE (Companies as Responsible Employers) award six years in a row (2014-2019) and Washington Post’s Top Work Places three times to commend the company’s outstanding culture and employee engagement strategies. NetImpact ranked as the 9th Largest Women-Owned Business in the DC area (WBJ, 2020). Kavita was inducted into the FedHealthIT 100 Hall of Fame in 2020, honored with the WBJ Minority Business Leader Award in 2019, and recognized by FedHealthIT with the Women in Leadership Impact award. Before founding NetImpact, Kavita was the Consulting Practice Director for Oracle’s Primavera Portfolio Management software and worked in leadership roles at Deloitte Consulting.

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Venkatapathi "PV" Puvvada

Chief Executive Officer

PV is well known as one of the most influential and recognizable leaders in federal technology and brings 30+ years of industry success across both public and private sectors to accelerate NetImpact’s Digital Transformation strategy. Prior to joining NetImpact in February 2021, PV served as the President of Unisys Federal, a Washington Technology Top 50 government contractor and led its significant organic revenue growth during 2014 to 2020. He established Unisys’ prominence as one of the top four digital transformation companies as rated by global industry analyst firm IDC, and was instrumental in guiding it through a successful $1.2B sale in March 2020. PV has been an active industry leader and served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of two leading government trade associations, Professional Services Council (PSC) (2018 – 2019) and the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) (2006 – 2008). He is a four-time Fed 100 Award recipient, six-time Wash100 Awardee, the Fed 100 Industry Eagle Award recipient for 2015, and Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC’s) 2010 CTO of the Year.

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Stephanie Wilson

Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie joined NetImpact’s leadership team in January 2016 and assumed the Chief Operating Officer (COO) role in February of 2020. In her first four years with NetImpact, Stephanie doubled the company’s revenue and guided its growth to a successful mid-tier business. She currently oversees daily operations for the company, including building and scaling the organization and ensuring that NetImpact continues to successfully support its customers’ mission needs as a trusted advisor. Prior to joining NetImpact, she built and led delivery of the health business unit at Acentia for 13 years, leading government business development, information technology management, and health initiatives. Prior to Acentia, she served at Marriott International as a Director of Finance. She is active in several industry organizations including HIMSS and AFCEA.

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Chad Sheridan

Chief Innovation Officer

Chad has spent the last 15+ years developing and delivering mission-focused IT solutions across multiple Federal agencies—including leading digital transformation and customer experience efforts. Prior to joining NetImpact, Chad served as the Chief of the Information Solutions Service Delivery and Operations Branch for the USDA Farm Production and Conservation Mission Area’s (FPAC) Business Center. He was responsible for development and operations for all information systems that support the FPAC mission. Chad also led the farmers.gov effort—the leading edge of USDA’s digital transformation work to meet Secretary Perdue’s challenge for USDA to be the “most efficient, most effective, and most customer-focused” agency in the Federal Government. Chad also served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Risk Management Agency from June 2011 to March 2018. Prior to his service at USDA, Chad spent over 18 years of active duty and civilian service with the United States Navy in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Directorate, or Naval Reactors. Prior to his transition to IT, Chad served as Deputy Program Manager for the design and construction of the USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN 77) and USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78) aircraft carrier propulsion plants. Chad received his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Virginia and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Praveen Kosgi

Vice President of Technical Solutions

Praveen joined NetImpact in August 2021 as the VP of Technical Solutions. As a recognized information systems solutions visionary, Praveen brings almost a quarter century of technology transformation experience to execute NetImpact’s digital transformation (DX) disruption plans. With deep customer intimacy of DISA, DoS, DHS, USDA, he will oversee NetImpact’s DX360 delivery roadmaps and relationships with strategic technology partners to ensure customer value. Prior to NetImpact, Praveen has been instrumental in leading high-visibility Enterprise Architecture transitions to serverless, containerized application architectures, DevSecOps, Microservices architecture, and security enhancements to mission critical applications at various Federal Govt Client environments in Azure, AWS and Hybrid Cloud platforms. Praveen holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Master of Science, MBA in Financial Management and Information Systems and number of professional certifications related to CIO, PMP, SAFe, Azure-SA, and AWS-SA.

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Brian Rowland

Vice President of Technical Solutions

Brian joined NetImpact in 2016 and has been spearheading our ServiceNow offerings and customer engagements since. His contributions grew NetImpact's practice by ten-fold and he was critical to establishing NetImpact as a ServiceNow Elite Partner, a top tier certification status reserved for only the top 5% of partners. At the forefront of NetImpact's product-led solution capabilities, Brian led the design and implementation for the first set of ServiceNow COTS solutions available in the ServiceNow store: NIST Data Governor, Contractor On-Boarding, and Self-Service Asset Auditor. His engagement helped establish NetImpact as that market's largest independent software vendor. Prior to NetImpact, Brian served as the NIH Lead Developer at SRA and managed all IT-related projects, expanding from web design to seat management, for S.R. Consulting. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

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Wendy Beck

Vice President of DX360 Strategy

Wendy Beck joined NetImpact Strategies in March 2013 and currently serves as Vice President of DX360 Strategy. Prior to joining NetImpact, Wendy has led IT/Information Assurance projects for both commercial and federal clients and is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for process frameworks, standards, and methodologies. She has successfully implemented ISO 9001, 20000 and 27001 compliant processes at two organizations as well as led the efforts to achieve assessment at CMMI-Dev Level 3.

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Latha Ramesh

Vice President of Talent and Culture

Latha Ramesh has overall responsibility for Recruiting, Human Resources, Training, Performance Management, and Career Development. Completing her undergraduate degree at Rice University, she also earned an MBA from the University of Maryland. She has over 20 years of experience working with clients in the commercial, non-profit, and government sectors. With NetImpact since its inception, she has facilitated the company’s growth through her emphasis on quality client delivery accompanied by a focused recruiting and retention strategy. Prior to NetImpact, Latha worked for a boutique consulting firm supporting Fortune 50 companies as well as in house at Chase Manhattan Bank. She also served as the Information and Technology Officer for Calvert Social Investment Foundation and Practice Manager for a health company.

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Lisa Liu

Vice President of Customer Experience

Lisa Liu has been an exceptional leader at NetImpact for 8+ years, actualizing consistent growth on her projects (Ektropy, PMAT, MAAG, and DHS CPIC) and delivering multi-disciplinary success across additional areas of the company. Her client facing teams consistently deliver high customer satisfaction scores and exceptional results for their customers. With among the highest retention rates in the company, Lisa grows her team members into leaders that are sought-after across numerous projects and whom exemplify NetImpact's core values. From a growth perspective, Lisa has substantial proposal solutioning experience across multiple federal agencies and was pivotal in the award of NetImpact's first contract at DHS. In addition to her significant contributions in the company's strong organic growth, she stood up NetImpact's corporate marketing team which delivers creative and thoughtful content recognized in our industry. Lisa also participates in capability development and partner engagement activities. We look forward to all that she will accomplish in her new role!

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Houman Ghorbani

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Houman Ghorbani is the VP of Finance & Accounting at NetImpact Strategies. Houman joined NetImpact in 2018 with over 15 years of Government Financial experience with primary responsibilities include managing, leading and providing Price-To-Win and Strategic analysis for the development of all cost/business proposals in response to private and public solicitations for Federal Civilian, Defense and Intel sectors across multiple contract types. In addition, he performed and managed the Budgeting and Financial Analysis, and successfully completed multiple M&A transactions. As NetImpact’s VP of Finance & Accounting, he will be responsible for strategizing and driving to an overall solution that balances the expectations within finance, accounting, budgeting, and pricing while meeting the strategic growth goals of the company. Houman received a bachelor’s degree in Finance from George Mason University and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to his Government financial career, Houman performed due diligence of equity investments in private U.S middle market companies, investment portfolio analysis and fair market valuations. Houman also volunteers his time coaching youth Soccer and Basketball.