Karsun Solutions proudly announces Chae Song is among the 2023 IMPACT awardees. The awards will be presented at the FORUM Leading for IMPACT Women in Leadership Conference on November 7, 2023. The award recognizes women creating IMPACT within the Federal Civilian, Federal Health, and Military Health, Technology, and Consulting Communities.
Chae Song is a Senior Director at Karsun Solutions and the program manager for its General Services Administration (GSA) Advanced Fleet Platform modernization program. Karsun began work on the platform in 2020. In addition to her ongoing leadership of Karsun’s GSA programs, she has led other growth, talent and client solutions projects for Karsun.
Chae has extensive experience delivering a broad portfolio of IT solutions and services to clients across the acquisitions, financial, telecommunications, healthcare, and public sector industries. She also has deep experience building collaboration among technical, project management and business teams. That includes leading complex modernization efforts using mature DevSecOps practices, microservices, and other cloud technologies, ensuring rapid development and improved security. Her ability to mobilize diverse project teams to deliver solutions with business values has been demonstrated for numerous government agency clients.
Chae Song will receive her award at the 2023 Leading for IMPACT Women in Leadership Conference on November 7 at the National Press Club. The conference and awards are presented by FORUM, a consolidated news source for information related to Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Defense Health Agency, and other agencies involved with Federal Health.
For more information on the awards or to register for the conference visit https://events.govforum.io/leading-for-impact-women-in-leadership/.
About Karsun Solutions
Karsun Solutions modernizes enterprise systems enabling agencies to make the next technological advancement their next opportunity to elevate mission capability. IT solutions from Karsun are tailored to meet agencies’ unique needs and optimize operations. These solutions adapt and stay relevant with current trends while using secure, digital architecture built to last. It is a proven modernization partner whose expertise elevates agency capabilities and ensures every next opportunity is within reach.
Chae Song is the latest member of the Karsun Solutions leadership team to graduate from the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council’s (ACT-IAC) Partners Program. The ACT-IAC Partners Program readies senior executives for leadership within their organizations. Graduates of the yearlong program were recognized at ACT-IACs Executive Leadership Conference (ELC) in Philadelphia. As a Partner, Chae follows in the footsteps of prior Karsun Solutions ACT-IAC Fellows including Co-Founder Sundar Vaidyanathan (2010), COO Terry Miller (2010), Badri Sriraman (2015), Rajaji Bellamkonda (2016), Juan Robles (2017), and Jay Kondapalli (2017). Karsun Solutions also recently announced Sudhir Duggineni was selected for 2019 ACT-IAC Voyagers Program.
About Chae Song
Ms. Song is a recognized leader, with 21 years of experience in delivering a broad portfolio of IT solutions and services to clients across the acquisition, financial, telecommunications, healthcare, and public sector industries. She has extensive experience in technical program and project management specializing IT modernization initiatives and application maintenance for federal and commercial clients, including business process improvement, financial planning, and management, agile software development, implementation, and maintenance enterprise applications. Ms. Song has strong business acumen and in-depth technical knowledge in applying Agile methodology, DevOps model in AWS Cloud environment, instituting software development standards and project management methodologies leveraging industry best practices, and CMMI. She has a proven track record of successfully managing and delivering IT modernization initiatives and is an effective leader with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ms. Song’s abilities to mobilize diverse project teams to deliver solutions with business values have been demonstrated for numerous Federal clients.
Program Leadership – Portfolio Program Manager GSA CAMEO Small Program
The General Services Administration (GSA) CAMEO Small Program is a complex large-scale systems development/modernization program for GSA Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). CAMEO Small Business is a five-year prime contract with a ceiling value of $110 million. This is a cornerstone transformation effort for FAS aimed at streamlining acquisition processes, modernizing IT applications/infrastructure while simultaneously preparing the organization for change. This modernization effort is expected to bring benefits not only to FAS but also to the GSA enterprise and other federal agencies. Ms. Song is currently managing GSA’s enterprise initiatives — FAS Sales Reporting Modernization Program and Acquisition Gateway Program.
Prior to Karsun, Chae worked for Deloitte Consulting, Vangent (now Pearson), and the Unisys Corporation. Chae also worked for startups and has formed and ran her own company as an entrepreneur. She led the capture and delivery of large‑scale systems integration efforts for clients in the Federal and Commercial Sector industries to enhance their capability to offer new business processes and improved service delivery. Chae also led the strategy and implementation of various mission‑critical, complex enterprise applications for federal agencies/commercial customers.
Chae holds M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and B.S., Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems from George Mason University.
About Karsun Solutions
Karsun Solutions is a fast-growing, innovative enterprise modernization firm. Recently awarded Best Company Culture by Comparably.com, its teams deliver modern software development, cloud, and data solutions to customers at government agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration and General Services Administration. Leveraging GoLean, Karsun teams drive digital transformation and help its government customers Do Extraordinary. Learn more at Karsun-LLC.com.