Meet the CEO
Ms. Prathiba Ramadoss, Founder, President and CEO of Business Integra, is an award-winning entrepreneur. Her dynamic leadership, adaptive thinking and problem solving over the past 20 years have propelled the company from a niche IT services firm to a large U.S. Federal prime contracting IT powerhouse it is today, with a suite of proven enterprise IT service offerings that continuously enable the critical missions of U.S. Governments and address the range of human capital challenges that public and private corporations face today.
Ms. Ramadoss makes continuous focus and concentration on optimizing corporate resources for attaining optimum success. She strengthens daily corporate culture in collaboration and honest communication with the Government stakeholders and business partners in fostering relationships; building winning strategies; and maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with partners and customers.
Ms. Ramadoss’ greatness lies in her unwavering commitment with innovative adaptiveness to direct, counsel and oversee the corporate executives on business development, capture management, continuous growth and ongoing quality initiatives. Her insight emotional intelligence and in-born leadership have tremendously inspired to make several bold decisions over the years that have changed the company’s course and helped it become, what it is today, a full-scale multi-million dollar corporation with continuous year-to-year profits since the company’s inception.
Ms. Ramadoss holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and has gained enormous IT management expertise, prior to the start of Business Integra. The tremendous growth which Ms. Ramadoss has uniquely presided over can in part be attributed to BI’s adopted business model, which includes continuous innovation in transformation, extensive use of leading-edge IT technologies, advanced scientific concepts and systems engineering methods, adopting best practices/procedures, addressing customer concerns and conducting periodic customer feedback reviews.
Selva Jayaraman - The Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Jayaraman is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for Business Integra. Along with helping his partner, Prathiba Ramadoss, pioneer and transform Business Integra into the full-scale operation it is today, Mr. Jayaraman is primarily responsible for business development. This includes guiding the company towards new projects; broadening BI’s ongoing diversification into federal, state and county information technology (IT) contracts; and ensuring that BI’s clients receive the best possible technical solutions. Mr. Jayaraman has over 28+ years of technical and management experience in multiple IT disciplines and holds both a Bachelor’s in computer science and an Master’s in computer applications.
Padma Shinde - Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Shinde serves as Chief Financial Officer for Business Integra. Ms. Shinde is responsible for providing management expertise and solutions in the areas of finance, business development, human resources, legal, contracts and administrative affairs. Ms. Shinde’s integrity and commitment to Business Integra’s success is driven by her passion for providing fiscal, strategic and operational leadership in uniquely challenging situations. She has over 20 years of successful senior management experience with a strong performance track record in both turnaround management and fast–paced organizations. Mr. Shinde holds a BS in Commerce and an MBA in Accounting and is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.
Phoebe Allen – Executive Vice President, Mission Systems & Cyber Operations
Ms. Phoebe Allen brings over 25 years in hands-on and next-generation technology management, adoption, innovation, execution, strategy, disruption, and leadership across diverse verticals. She is recognized for her accomplishments within industry operations and advanced engineering services, research & development and management in information, mission, and cyber operations, with specialties in the areas of cyber warfare training and education, cyber intelligence, and cyber defense & security supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC). Having a solid background in security operations, including U.S. information systems, cyber threats, security product development, and foreign intelligence, she has demonstrated success developing and implementing technical programs and systems, resulting in significantly reduced critical system vulnerabilities, improved visibility and productivity, and high levels of customer satisfaction. Ms. Allen is a leader in establishing the systems, processes, and technical innovations for National Security programs and initiatives.
Ms. Allen is a Manager for the Cyber Warfare Forum Initiative (CWFI) and holds a Masters of Business Administration Certificate from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Other Specialties: Emerging technologies, Full Motion Video (FMV), Risk Management Framework (RMF), Cloud, and mobility applications, and Information Operations (IO) to include; Electronic Warfare (EW), Influence Ops, and Network Security, Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations activities, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), training, gaming, and government acquisition.
Gao Zhang – Vice President, Contracts and Pricing
Mr. Gao Zhang is a results oriented federal business professional in Contracts, Subcontracts, Project Management, and Business Proposal. Working knowledge of FAR, DFARS, CAS, and agency supplements. Extensive experience in FFP, T&M, LOE, CPAF, CPFF, CPIF, GWACs, MAC, IDIQ, FSS, MAS, BPA, MOA, BOA, Framework Agreement, waterfall, agile, lean six sigma methodologies, ITIL framework, strategic pricing, cost model analyses, budgeting, forecasting techniques, and Shipley Associates business development lifecycle. He possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions in a fast-paced environment. He has managed contracts of value in hundreds of millions and an intermediate size, diversified portfolio of active contracts with subcontractors. He is familiar with both large and small business federal contracting.
Mr. Zhang holds a BS in Taxation and an MBA in Financial Management. His active professional certifications include PMI-ACP, PMP, NCMA CPCM, and CPP APMP.
Kenneth (Ken) Adams, CISSP (Principal)
Ken Adams is a Principal with Business Integra (BI). He brings extensive executive and sales experience to BI, including deep relationships with federal and commercial customers, strong operations/delivery/recruiting/marketing leadership, and proven practice development experience. In his role as Principal, Ken is focused on contributing to BI’s growth, helping mature internal processes to better support growth efforts, building business partnerships, and expanding on the company’s cyber-related capabilities. He maintains relationships across numerous federal entities as well as with contractors/teaming partners that range from the largest implementers to small businesses that span the socioeconomic spectrum.
Ken also serves as the Industry Chair of the ACT-IAC Cyber Community of Interest, which provides opportunities for industry and federal government members to identify, focus on, raise awareness of, and provide solutions to cybersecurity challenges critical to protecting our national interests. In that capacity, he sets strategic goals with Executive Committee, is responsible projects that help public servants better address challenges delivering quality services, recruits members and leaders, and oversaw monthly membership meetings that featured speakers from agencies including: Department of Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs, Department of Agriculture, National Security Agency, and the Department of Justice-Interpol.
Prior to BI, Ken founded both NewWave Telecom & Technologies,’ and KPMG’s, Federal Advisory cyber practices. He established grew KPMG’s Federal Cyber into multi-million-dollar practice with capabilities across the spectrum of cyber services. He was responsible for Cyber business development, project execution, and recruiting across all federal sectors and his team maintained a $750M+ pipeline and had access to over 520 cyber capable resources in the federal practice.
Ken’s 20+ years includes prior roles at organizations including Deloitte, BearingPoint, the Government Accountability Office, a previous stint at KPMG supporting state and local government, and the Office of Governor Jim Edgar (IL). Ken holds a joint degree (JD/Master’s of Public Affairs) from Indiana University and a BA from Bradley University, and he is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.