Karsun experts and innovators took the stage at Imagine Nation Executive Leadership Conference (ELC) 2021. The annual conference for the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) is the organization’s marquee event. In addition to graduating Karsun’s 11th ACT-IAC Fellow, Raminder Saluja, Karsun Senior Vice President Ben Marglin joined a panel on Exploring the Next Generation of Acquisition Innovation. Also an event sponsor, Karsun is a longtime supporter of ACT-IAC. Its leadership acts as mentors, experts and participants in its industry programs.
Raminder Saluja Graduates from the Partners Program
In a recognition ceremony held at ImagineNation ELC, Karsun Solutions Senior Director Raminder Saluja graduated from the prestigious Partners Program. Over the last two decades, the Partners Program has been ACT-IAC’s premier professional development program. Participants are selected among rising senior executives. Karsun boasts one of the largest cohorts of Partners alumni in the industry.
At Karsun, Saluja leads the modernization strategy for its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) portfolio. He internally steers technical delivery teams to leverage AWS and Azure infrastructure and DevSecOps frameworks. With over two decades of technology experience, he is also well versed in working with agencies within NATO, the Intelligence Community, and Immigration services. His core belief is that innovation and technology are tools to solve business problems and not constraints around which processes are reorganized. This often resonates with customers seeking modernization and upkeep of their legacy systems.
Ben Marglin Explores Next Generation Acquisition Innovation
Earlier at the conference, Karsun Solutions Senior Vice President of Client Solutions Ben Marglin spoke during the panel discussion on Exploring Next Generation Acquisition Innovation. Adopting the overall theme Adventures in Change, the conference examined the impact of innovation on the federal IT industry. This talk was included as part of the Changing the Way We Work track. The collaborative session examined if accelerating IT modernization and innovative acquisition practices supported agencies’ goals to meet mission critical needs faster, cheaper and more efficiently.
During the panel, Marglin briefly described Karsun’s novel approach to enterprise modernization with its acquisitions customers. Karsun’s Acquisitions Modernization domain is not only one of its most innovative, it is one of its original offerings. Past solutions include analytics platform modernization, cloud migration and legacy application modernization from an on-premise database. Karsun currently performs work acquisition innovation under the GSA COMET BPA.
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.
This week the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) kicked off its 2021 Partners Program Class. Karsun Solutions Senior Director Raminder Saluja was among the new cohort. The prestigious program connects senior industry leaders with their public sector counterparts. Beginning in 2010 Karsun Solutions leadership prioritized participation in these professional development programs. In 2019 Karsun President Terry Miller served as the Partners Program Industry Chair. Ten members of its leadership team graduated from one of the ACT-IAC fellowship programs including 2020 Voyagers graduate Satish Alluri.
About Raminder Saluja
Raminder Saluja’s all-encompassing experience in the Private, State, Federal, and International sectors allows him to bring a forward-looking innovation mindset to Karsuns Federal and State clients. He leads the modernization strategy for the FAA portfolio of programs and internally steers technical delivery teams to leverage AWS and Azure infrastructure and DevSecOps frameworks. Having designed, managed, and delivered Identity Access Management products, he is well versed in working with agencies at NATO, Intelligence Community, and Immigration services. Raminder has over two decades of technology experience, setting him to be a versatile leader managing cross-functional, cross technical and distributed international development teams. His core belief that innovation and technology is a tool to solve business problems and not a constraint around which processes are reorganized resonates with customers seeking modernization and upkeep of their legacy systems. Raminder is an Engineering Graduate and has several certifications, including patents that substantiate the subject matter expertise and technical depth he brings to all his client programs.