FCW (Federal Computer Week), a publication for federal technology executives, named Karsun Solutions Chief Operating Officer Terry Miller to its annual Federal 100 list. The Fed 100 is a list of 100 men and women who personify what’s possible in federal IT. Honorees will be recognized at the 2020 Fed 100 Gala on March 19.

Miller works with the operations, business development, and technology teams to prepare Karsun for customer delivery excellence. Prior to joining Karsun, he served as the Public Sector COO for Visionary Integration Professionals. He also held various leadership positions at CSC and Harris Corporation. Prior to joining private industry, he served as the Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at The White House. In this capacity, he was the liaison between the President and state and local government elected officials.

He was also the 2019 Industry Chair of the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council’s (ACT-IAC) highly regarded Partners Program, a training and professional development curriculum that pairs “rising star” leaders from government and industry.  New under Miller’s leadership, the group formed three challenge teams to provide direct solutions to government agencies (GSA, NASA, SBA). He is also a graduate of the Partners Program and was the Chair of the Management of Change (MOC) event in 2013.

Miller is the second Karsun Solutions executive named to the prestigious list. In 2015, Co-Founder and Chief Architect Kartik Mecheri was honored. At that time, Mecheri was recognized for support to the General Services Administration’s agile delivery teams and innovation lab 18F. He and his team created a robust repository of proven, free code for this and other federal agencies.

About Karsun Solutions

The enterprise modernization experts, Karsun Solutions enables IT transformation for its government customers including the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration and General Services Administration. An innovation-based and performance-driven culture, Karsun Solutions teams deliver extraordinary software development, cloud and advanced analytics solutions to their customers. The organization’s commitment to quality includes a DCAA Approved Accounting System, AWS Government Competency, a CMMI Level 5 – DEV appraisal plus ISO 9001, ISO 20000 and ISO 27001 certifications.

Sundar Vaidyanathan, Karsun Solutions Co-Founder and CEO

OXON HILL, MD- The Washington Business Journal honored Karsun Solutions Chief Executive Officer Sundar Vaidyanathan at the 12th annual Minority Business Leader Awards. Held on March 28th, 2019 at the MGM National Harbor, honorees are among the Washington region’s top 25 minority business leaders. The award recognizes entrepreneurial drive, creativity and success.

Vaidyanathan co-founded Karsun Solutions with Kartik Mecheri, the organization’s Chief Architect. They founded Karsun as an IT consulting firm with an agile mindset. This vision centered on challenging the tradeoff between cost and quality through innovation. The Karsun Innovation Center, an in-house research and development unit, was an early investment dedicated to solving difficult customer problems. .

Vaidyanathan merges this innovative spirit with a drive toward high performance and quality outcomes for Karsun’s customers. During his tenure, Karsun Solutions won multiple hundred million dollar plus contracts as the prime contractor. Beginning in 2015, it earned a spot four years in a row on the Inc. 5000.In its first eight years the organization saw twenty-fold growth in employee headcount. These growing teams, located primarily in the DC and Oklahoma City regions, currently serve customers throughout the federal government.

“As we grow, it is critical that Karsun maintains its agile roots, especially customer access to our leadership, while leveraging the experience and quality found at a large company,” said Vaidyanathan, commenting on his current vision for Karsun Solutions.

Maintaining an open company culture is also important to Vaidyanathan. Under his guidance, Karsun implemented Coffee with Leadership and other programs to connect team members directly to executives. Observing the role of the teams powering Karsun’s growth he added, “We want our team members to join us for the journey, to grow with us.”

As part of this commitment to ongoing organizational improvement, Karsun Solutions software development practice was recently appraised at CMMI Level 5 DEV. At the time of appraisal, less than 50 organizations nationwide were rated at this level.  In addition to software development, Karsun has robust cloud solutions and advanced analytics practices.

In addition to recognition at the award ceremony, the Washington Business Journal compiled a short bio on Vaidyanathan. Here he shares additional background and inspiration. Read the complete profile, along with the profiles, of the 24 other honorees at The Washington Business Journal.

Karsun Solutions Joins SmartCEO Future 50
Karsun Solutions Co-Founder and CEO Sundar Vaidyanathan

Karsun Solutions was selected among Washington SmartCEO’s Future 50 award winners. This program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners are chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth. Earlier in October 2016, Karsun Solutions was ranked among the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing US Companies.

SmartCEO also interviews Karsun Co-Founder and CEO, Sundar Vaidyanathan. In that interview, he discusses Karsun’s strategy of seeking out niche IT modernization opportunities and then delivering solutions to customers with high satisfaction. The key to this strategy is bringing together talented teams through a collaborative environment and innovative culture. Read the complete interview here

Terry Miller, COO; Kartik Mecheri, Chief Architect; Sundar Vaidyanathan, CEO

From left to right Terry Miller, COO; Kartik Mecheri, Chief Architect; Sundar Vaidyanathan, CEO

Karsun Solutions LLC was included in Washington SmartCEOs 2017 Best-Run Book. The organizations selected represent the Mid-Atlantic region’s best-run companies. These include companies demonstrating a strong commitment to corporate culture, strategic vision, and fast growth. Indeed, inclusion in the book is a testament to Karsun’s innovative culture. The Karsun Innovation Center (KIC) is an in-house research and development unit which partners with vendors to address complex problems facing Karsun customers. The Center is also responsible for the organization’s transformative GoLean methodology. GoLean enables lean driven automation of Agile and DevOps processes.

Karsun’s selection also reflects the firm’s rapid growth. The organization was recently ranked among the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing US Companies. The company was ranked in the Inc. 5000 in both 2015 and 2016.

About Karsun Solutions

Karsun Solutions is a premier IT and consulting services company.  Offering a portfolio of Enterprise Modernization services to both Federal agencies and commercial clients Karsun combines years of institutional knowledge, emerging technologies, and customer commitment to ensure delivery excellence. Established quality, development, and information security practices, including CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 20000, and ISO 27001 certifications, make Karsun a preferred partner for any organization, be it public sector or private enterprise.

CIO Review magazine rated Karsun Solutions among the 20 Most Promising Government Tech Companies. The selection criteria considered a vendor’s capability to support core business processes of all government verticals including innovation areas related to advanced technologies and smart customer management. They also looked at capabilities related to cloud, Big Data analytics, mobility and social media.

About Karsun Solutions

Karsun Solutions is a premier IT and consulting services company with a culture of innovation. We offer a portfolio of Enterprise Modernization services to both Federal agencies and commercial clients. Visit our News page for additional Karsun stories and more information.