The Team

Prathiba Ramadoss
Founder, President and CEO

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.

 

 Leadership

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 Vice President of Finance and Operations 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.

Sam Arwood – Chief Growth Officer / Chief Technical Officer

Mr. Sam Arwood, Chief Growth Officer / Chief Technical Officer of Business Integra. He is on the forefront of information technology and cybersecurity with a record of leading successful, mission critical projects and teams in the US as well as in international environments. He leverages deep technological expertise with extensive operating experience to drive performance improvements and significant savings in the Air Force and, in the private sector.  Sam is skilled at conducting negotiations to share advanced technology between the US and foreign governments, directing acquisitions involving communications, computers, systems planning, R&D, engineering and international technology transfer control.  His experience base: IT Operations, Cyberwarfare, Electronic Warfare, Software Development, Space System engineering, research, and development, Space Operations/Experiments, DoD Presidential Budgeting, and Doctrine development.

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.

Jerald Tillery - Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Dr. Jerald Tillery is a retired USAF Intelligence Analyst with over 30 years of Information Technology and Cyber Security experience both hands-on and management experience. He is a senior executive with proficiency leading large, complex cyber security and IT organizations. His cyber security leadership combines private sector experience protecting data in a highly regulated environments in the hospitality & gaming, healthcare, and financial organizations with public sector experience protecting the Nation’s most sensitive data. His leadership experience spans all infrastructure domains and enterprise migration from on-premise to cloud hosting. His management experience includes delivering transformational change, leading globally dispersed organizations, and negotiating complicated acquisitions and he has demonstrated success developing and implementing technical programs and systems, resulting in significantly reduced costs, improved productivity, and high levels of customer satisfaction. His extensive background includes technical and leadership positions with a strong focus on team building, new revenue streams, security, DevSecOps, digital transformation, and expertise in security operations that includes U.S. information systems, cyber threats, security product development, and foreign intelligence.

Dr. Tillery has a Doctorate in Cybersecurity (DSc), a Masters Degree in Information Assurance, a Masters Degree in Software Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. His current certifications include CISSP, CISSM, CCSP, and CRISC.