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Dhara Consulting Group appoints Paul Strasser to Advisory Board

DHARA CONSULTING GROUP appoints Paul Strasser to Advisory Board, targets growth in Federal, DOD/IC and Civilian Markets
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, April 14, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — DHARA CONSULTING GROUP adds Mr. Paul Strasser to Advisory Board

Dhara Consulting Group, a Federal IT services and solutions company delivering secure, innovative technology, and information management solutions to the US Federal Government customers, announced that Paul Strasser has joined them as strategic Advisor and as part of their Advisory Board (AB).

Mr.Strasser has the proven expertise in Federal Government contracting and executive accomplishments. We are very excited to receive his mentorship and look forward to business growth. -Sastry Dhara, President/CEO

Mr. Strasser is currently President of Govcon Growth Advisors LLC (GGA) providing consulting services to the US Federal Government Contractor community.

Prior to founding GovCon Growth Advisors, Mr. Strasser was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Brillient Corporation. During his two-year tenure with Brillient, the company grew revenue organically, three times, to over $100M. Strasser joined Brillient as President in 2019 after leading Data Systems Analysts’ (DSA’s) Information Management Solutions Group as Executive Vice President. At DSA, he also served as President and CEO of Project Performance Company, LLC (PPC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Data Systems Analysts (DSA), following the acquisition of PPC by DSA in 2017. Strasser, working with FedCap Partners, led the sale of PPC to DSA. Prior to DSA, Strasser served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PPC, a twenty-five-year-old, IT Solutions company. There he successfully led PPC to growth in high-end Information Technology (IT) solutions prior to the sale to DSA in 2017.

Mr. Strasser was also the Senior Vice President at Engility Corporation (NYSE: EGL) following the acquisition of Dynamics Research Corporation (NASDAQ: DRCO) in January 2014. As SVP at DRC, he initially led Corporate Strategic Development and later transitioned into operations focused on cyber security, science and technology, healthcare, financial regulatory reform, homeland security and ISR. He supported customers across the Federal Government including Civilian Agencies, Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community.

His prior 28 years in technical and senior management positions included being the Chief Operating Officer at Pragmatics (2004-2010), VP for Titan Corporation and legacy companies (1994-2004), and software and systems engineer at various companies including Lockheed Missiles and Space.

Strasser has a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology with minors in Astronomy and Marine Sciences. He earned a graduate certificate in Information Systems Management from the University of Southern California.

Active in several Industry Associations, including AFCEA and IAC, he currently serves on the ACT-IAC Executive Committee as Past Chair having been Chair in 2019/2020. He has served on the Executive Committee for over six years and in 2017 served as Vice Chair for Finance. Previously, he served on the boards at GEIA (as Vice Chairman), ITAA, and TechAmerica, where his board service including the audit and finance committees.

In 2013 and 2020, Mr. Strasser was honored to receive a Federal 100 Award for work in Information Sharing supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and for his work supporting government-wide initiatives at ACT-IAC, respectively.

About Dhara Consulting Group
Dhara Consulting Group (DHARA) is a 100% minority-owned small business offering leading-edge engineering and IT services to Federal, Defense and Intelligence Community (IC) clients. Our clients include State Department, US Air Force and IC clients. Our clients face rapid change and disruption as digital services take hold. Our clients manage large, complex, mission-critical IT investments such as State Department’s Consular Posts in every major country. As they embark on their change journeys, they look to DHARA to bring innovations tempered with stability of their investments. DHARA engineers and architects act as trusted advisors to our clients in helping them make the right choices and implement them to achieve tangible outcomes. Our services include an ever-expanding portfolio: Large database engineering, multi-int fusion, C4ISR support, Artificial Intelligence, Semi-supervised Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, DevSecOps and Cyber Security.

Sastry V Dhara
DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC

Arun Simha, Dhara Consulting Group Chief Growth Officer

PERSPECTA awards sub-contract to DHARA™ supporting world-wide operations at Dept. of State – Consular Affairs – (CAEIO)

Dhara Consulting Group (DHARA™) Awarded sub-contract to support Dep. of State -Consular Affairs Database Operations

ROCKVILLE, MD, UNITED STATES, February 8, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dhara Consulting Group (DHARA™) announces the signing of a sub-contract with PERSPECTA to support the Department of State Consular Affairs Enterprise Infrastructure Operations (CAEIO) Task Order.

We are pleased to partner with DHARA™ on CAEIO contract at Dept. of State – CA/CST. DHARA™ has consistently provided value to customer. We look forward to continued success and customer service.”— Gabe Osiier, Vice President, PERSPECTA

Sastry Dhara, President and CEO of DHARA™ said, “Our team at DHARA™ is thrilled to continue our partnership with PERSPECTA. We are committed to providing the highest quality database engineering support to Dept. of State – Consular Affairs.”

The sub-contract started in March 2020 and is soon to begin the second year of the seven-year sub-contract. The scope of DHARA™ subcontract is database engineering operations and administration, systems engineering, and project management for both Passport and Visa systems infrastructure, spanning a 24×7 worldwide operation, handling mission-critical data.

About DHARA™
DHARA™ is a 100% minority-owned small business offering leading-edge database engineering, Architecture, Cyber, Cloud, and Infrastructure services. Today, clients everywhere face rapid change and disruption focused on digital services, digital engineering and digital twins. IT choices are enticing, but risky due to increasing complexity. IT solutions today have to be smart to leverage emerging megatrends like IoT, AI/ML and cybertrust.

DHARA™’s engineers help simplify these complexities to produce high performance outcomes for our clients. Our services include an expanding portfolio: C4ISR support,

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, SOA and Oracle Database engineering support, in addition to staying abreast of technology evolutions, such as Micro Services, Cloud Computing (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, VMWare vCloud), Cyber Security, DevSecOps, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.

Our clients include the Department of Defense , US Air Force, US Navy and Department of State, who rely on DHARA™ as a trusted advisor and extension of their information technology teams.

Located in Washington DC Metro area, we support our clients whose operations span across the USA and around the world.
Please visit https://www.dhara-it.com for more information.

Sastry V Dhara
DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC
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DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC (DHARA™) joins Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC joins OGC, a worldwide community committed to improving access to geospatial, or location information and standards

 

 

DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC joins OGC, a worldwide community committed to improving access to geospatial, or location information and standards .

“The OGC Community welcomes DHARA™ to our global membership and we are looking forward to their contribution to the process, especially in the Defense and Intelligence domain”— Trevor Taylor, Director of Member Services – OGC

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, December 7, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — DHARA™ is pleased to join Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a worldwide community committed to improving access to geospatial, or location information. OGC connects people, communities, and technology to solve global challenges and address everyday needs.

The organization represents over 500 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities united with a desire to make location information FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. OGC creates free, publicly available geospatial standards that enable new technologies. OGC also manages an agile and collaborative research & development process – the OGC Innovation Program – that anticipates and solves real-world geospatial challenges experienced by our members.

DHARA™, with our increased focus on GEOINT, MULTI-INT and Fusion, will derive many benefits by participating and contributing to this community.

Sastry V Dhara
DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC

Falkonry Signs DHARA™ as a System Integrator

DHARA™ teams with FALKONRY to integrate AI/ML Solutions

Falkonry signs DHARA™ as a system integrator.

DHARA™ is pleased to announce its partnership with Falkonry, to provide Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) system integration at our customer locations in Dept. of Defense, Dept. of State and potentially other Federal Agencies. Utilizing our domain knowledge in various mission-critical systems in Federal/DOD/IC Agencies, we plan to bring operational efficiencies across the board.

“Our partnership with Falkonry is taking us to the next level of value-chain, graduating us from a typical software services provider, into a higher-end product integrator. We are genuinely excited!”

— Sastry Dhara

Timeliness of alerts, accurate interpretation of data, and generating actionable predictions for future state of systems – are just a few of the benefits of Falkonry and DHARA™ partnership for our customers. Falkonry’s initial implementation at AF DCGS will be followed up with other integration efforts in multiple domains and security enclaves.

“Falkonry is pleased to partner with Dhara Consulting to apply Falkonry Operational AI to intelligence exploitation, especially for multi-source real-time data,” said Dr. Nikunj Mehta, Founder and CEO of Falkonry.

Sastry V Dhara
DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC

Arun Simha joins DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC as CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER

Arun Simha, Dhara Consulting Group Chief Growth Officer

DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC welcomes Arun Simha as Chief Growth Officer. In his new role, Arun will drive Federal, DOD, IC and Civilian Market growth.

Effective Sept. 1st, 2020- Dhara Consulting Group (DHARA™) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Arun Simha to the position of Chief Growth Officer in the business development department. Arun brings over 25+ years of IT experience and design thinking to help provide strategic growth in small minority-owned businesses like DHARA™. Arun comes to us from Akima Corp, where for almost 3 years, he served as a director of IT solutions and programs and was heavily involved in strategic capture and innovative work powering some of Akima’s most critical, cutting-edge work in the federal government. Arun will be directly reporting to Sastry Dhara, President and CEO of DHARA™.

Prior to joining Dhara, Arun led highly successful campaigns in Capture and Solutioning that resulted in several notable IDIQ and contract wins worth several billions of dollars. Arun has worked for highly respected firms such as Akima, L-3 Communications, Accenture and Hughes and served clients such as NASA, NOAA, branches of the military, NGA, DHS and State Department. Arun is an ITIL Expert, life-long learner and actively engaged in the vibrant Washington DC-area Meetup community with focus on Analytics, DataOps and Artificial Intelligence.

“I’m excited to bring modernized approaches to help increase DHARA™’s market presence and bring wins in this very competitive federal government marketplace!” says Arun. Contact Arun at arun@dhara-it.com to learn more about Arun’s growth strategies or if you have any direct opportunities to collaborate with DHARA™.

About DHARA™
DHARA™ is a 100% minority-owned small business offering leading-edge engineering and services. Today, clients everywhere face rapid change and disruption with focus on digital services, digital engineering and digital twins. IT choices are enticing, but risky due to increasing complexity. IT solutions today have to be smart to leverage emerging megatrends like Cloud Computing, IoT, AI and CYBER CAPABILITIES. DHARA™’s engineers help simplify these complexities to produce high performance outcomes for our clients. Our services include an expanding portfolio: C4ISR support, Cyber Security, Hybrid Cloud Migration, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Database engineering support.

Our clients include the Department of Defense, US Air Force and Department of State, who rely on DHARA™ as a trusted advisor and extension of their information technology teams.

Sastry V Dhara
DHARA CONSULTING GROUP, INC

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