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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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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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.

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Wendy Beck

Vice President of Quality

Wendy Beck joined NetImpact Strategies in March 2013 and currently serves as Vice President/Quality Director. 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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Elizabeth Ahrens

Vice President of Civilian Health

Elizabeth is an established operations leader and senior account executive with over 20 years of experience leading cross-functional teams with a focus on health information technology. Her passion resides in delivering superior support, increasing organizational performance, and growing strong Trusted Advisors and leaders. She brings her experience in managing all aspects of delivery for portfolio and program management, IT governance, enterprise architecture, systems engineering, IT systems development and integration, data management and analytics, strategy and management consulting, and cybersecurity programs and projects to her role at NetImpact. Elizabeth has supported mission critical programs within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of State, Defense Health Agency (DHA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), General Services administration (GSA), and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), among others, and served in leadership roles supporting the Grants Management Line of Business and Financial Management Line of Business e-Government initiatives. Elizabeth has a B.S. in Human Resources and Education from Virginia Tech, M.S. in Management with focus on Organizational Development and Change from Marymount University, and Graduate Certificate in Leadership from Marymount University.

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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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Julie Olson

Director, Financial and Regulatory

Julie Olson joined the NetImpact team in April 2020 bringing more than 15 years of comprehensive corporate and program management experience across diverse organizations in the public sector to her position. Julie has provided strategic and programmatic success across Department of Defense’s (DoD) health arena – Defense Health Agency (DHA) and TRICARE, Department of Interior (DOI), Department of Transportation (DoT), and the Judiciary branch. In the healthcare arena specifically, she has supported Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), Joint Program Committee – 1 (JPC-1), and the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). In her role as Executive Director, Julie works to strengthen team synergy at NetImpact through communication, trust, cooperation, training and development, and mentoring opportunities. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from American University. She is a certified PMP, Certified Scrum Master, ITIL v4, and CMMI Level 3 Auditor. Julie also has a published thesis entitled The Threat of Systematic and Organized Cybercrime and Information Warfare.