Connecting Industry and Government in ACT-IAC’s 2020 Voyagers Program

As part of their journey at Karsun Solutions employees participate in industry led professional development programs. Among these are the leadership programs, working groups and events sponsored by the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC). ACT-IAC recently selected Karsun team members to both participate, and serve as leaders, in the highly-selective 2020 Voyagers Program. The purpose of this program is to prepare mid-level managers for their future roles in industry and Government.

Juan Robles and Satish Alluri at reception for ACT-IAC's 2020 Voyagers Program
Juan Robles and Satish Alluri at an event introducing ACT-IAC’s 2020 Voyagers Class

Satish Alluri, a Business Analysis Lead at Karsun Solutions, will join as a member of ACT-IAC’s 2020 Voyagers Class. This year’s class of 32 is comprised of both industry and government professionals. Participants were nominated by their respective government agency or company sponsor and evaluated by a panel of senior government and industry executives. Participants spend the year building a relationship with their government counterparts. Karsun Solutions employees frequently participate in these mentorship programs. This will be the tenth class with a Karsun Solutions team member.

Mr. Alluri is a highly engaged, innovative individual managing overall analysis operations for a team of 20+ analysts on a 5-year $80 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) initiative. A motivated and recognized leader, he has 14 years of experience in implementing a wide variety of IT solutions and modernization. His efforts extend across public sector industries and different federal agencies including the General Services Administration (GSA). He also has experience in the financial industry.  He actively pursued industry standard certifications including Scrum Master (CSM), Product Owner (CSPO), Scrum Professional (CSP) and Certified Agile Leader (CAL). An advocate of continuous learning, he engages in multiple Communities of Interest.

The organization also named Juan Robles, Senior Director of Business Development at Karsun Solutions, one of the Industry Vice Chairs for the current Voyagers class. Robles graduated from the ACT-IAC Voyagers program in 2017. He previously served as the Treasurer of the Young AFCEA Bethesda board of officers for which he received the 2015-2016 Distinguished Service Award.

At Karsun Solutions he leads business development, capture, and pricing and is responsible for driving sustained growth in the Federal sector. Prior to joining Karsun, he served as a Federal BD Manager at VIP, Unisys, Harris and CSC (Now part of GDIT).

Beyond the 2020 Voyagers Program, Karsun Solutions engages in other ACT-IAC fellowship opportunities, both as member and mentor. Chief Operating Officer Terry Miller is the Industry Chair for the Partners Program, which is ACT-IAC’s fellowship program for executives and senior leadership. Shaunak Ashtaputre, a Director at Karsun Solutions, is a member of the 2019 Partners Class. This fellowship cohort will be recognized at ACT-IAC’s Imagine Nation – ELC Conference October 20th-23rd in Philadelphia.

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