Leadership Team
Business Leadership

Raghu Puri

EVP & COO

Manish Kaushik

Chief Financial Officer

Dutt Kalluri

Chief Digital Officer and SVP, Application Services

Mike Martino

SVP, Infrastructure Services

Randall McCroskey

VP, SMC Sales

Abhishek Agarwal

VP, Enterprise Sales

Anand Kapoor

SVP, System Integrator Sales

Brian Yohn

VP, Partnerships

Marc Cohen

VP, Marketing

Louis Ridout

Director, App. Svc. Sales

Rob Kondoff

Senior Director, Infrastructure Services & Solutions

Ritesh Koul

VP, Application Services Delivery

Nitin Sharma

VP, India Delivery

Scott Gabel

Director, Infrastructure Services Delivery

Susan Klemenc

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

Practice Leadership

Barbara Davis

Director, Service Desk/EUX

Carl Johanson

Director, Quality Engineering

Chandu Rachakonda

Director, Data & Insights

David DaCasto

Director, Data Center/Cloud

Iain Straun

Director, Security

Rajesh Thampi

Director, App. Innovation

Anil Chorey

Director Digital and Cloud Solutions

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Raghu Puri


EVP & COO

Raghu is a technology and transformation executive who has been a trusted advisor to Enterprise clients over the past 30 years of his career. He has led C-Suite client engagements across business, operating model and technology transformation.

He has had Global P&L and leadership responsibilities across services and products businesses ranging from $100M to $1B. These include strategy, sales, service creation and delivery.

Prior to leading Celsior Technologies, Raghu had leadership roles at DXC, Accenture, Cisco/Scientific-Atlanta and Sprint.

In his leadership roles, Raghu has led teams focused on professional services including advisory, transformation and managed services. The teams engaged with clients to develop and deliver business, operations and technology outcomes leveraging digital services and platforms.

Raghu has a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Missouri and a Bachelor's in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur. He is the Executive Sponsor for the Women’s ERG at Pyramid and has been active sponsor and participant of Junior Achievement and Georgia STEM initiative.

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Manish Kaushik


Chief Financial Officer

Manish is a veteran of the human capital industry having spent the past twenty years leading Finance teams in large public companies.

His roles have included direct responsibility for full-scale international P&L’s ranging from $100M to $1B and all aspects of business management (finance and accounting, business operations, sales, real estate, IT and HR) along with transaction experience (due-diligence, acquisition, and integration).

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies Manish was CFO for Advisory at Korn Ferry. He has also held Finance leadership roles at Xerox and BNY Mellon previously.

He has extensive hands-on experience in transforming businesses in Consulting Services and Digital products, SaaS software and business services. Executed detailed operational plans with financial rigor, creating the platform for top-line revenue growth and significant margin expansion.

Manish earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Cincinnati; he also holds a master’s degree in Management Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from India.

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Dutt Kalluri


Chief Digital Officer and SVP, Application Services

Dutt Kalluri is an executive level technology leader and a proponent of digital transformation, with over 25 years of experience in transforming IT and operations for global enterprises.

His digital transformation experience includes aligning business and technology strategy, defining organizational models for agility, technology architectures, data management, emerging technologies, and operational excellence.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies Dutt held global leadership roles at Broadridge, BlueOrbit Solutions, Deloitte, and L&T Infotech.

He led various transformation programs for large global clients across industries including financial services, insurance, aerospace and defense, Retail & CPG, manufacturing.

Dutt holds an Industrial Engineering Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma from National Computing Center, UK. He is the Senior Advisor for Digital Transformation at The Institute for Robotic Process Automation & Artificial Intelligence (IRPA AI).

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Mike Martino


SVP, Infrastructure Services

Mike is a Senior IT Executive with over 35 years of experience with a prominent career in Infrastructure, and Applications supporting Global Customers in over 30 Countries.

Mike has partnered with C-Level Executives to define, validate, and implement their strategic plans and technology directions.

Mike has impacted some of the largest Global System Integrators and held Vice-President positions at DXC Technology, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services and EDS.

Mike has supported several Industries including Manufacturing, Health Care, Telecom and Retail. He has supported his customers in several large and complex transformational projects and initiatives across a wide range of technologies including Cloud, EUC, Security and Network.

Mike attended Macomb College where he majored in Business Administration. He participates in several IT Operational Leadership communities that focus on Digital Transformation and Change for the Future including the preparation for the New Work Force.

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Randall McCroskey


VP, SMC Sales

Randall McCroskey is an executive level technology leader that helps IT executives execute digital transformation, with over 25 plus years of experience in transforming technology and business operations for SMC and global enterprises.

His experience in this digital world, helps companies trying to innovate in a way that engages and serves their customers by helping them move to technology that enables them to do business in an easier, faster, and secure environment while navigating digital transformation quickly and cost-effectively.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Randall held North American leadership roles at Unisys, Intelligroup and Mincom LTD, now ABB.

He has worked with small and large global clients across industries including financial services, insurance, mining and utilities, retail & CPG, manufacturing.

Randall holds a bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting from Piedmont University.

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Abhishek Agarwal


VP, Enterprise Sales

Abhishek Agarwal’s near 20-year career has spanned leading technology System Integration Firms. As a relationship-oriented leader, he helps drive strategic Business and IT alignment enabling customer success.

He brings extensive experience in envisioning, structuring, and managing complex, transformational enterprise engagements focused on multi-year, managed services led strategic initiatives with CXO visibility.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Abhishek held key roles at HCL, Infosys and TCS.

He has originated, structured, and led global Fortune 500 customer relationships across Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare, Manufacturing and Retail industries.

Abhishek holds an MBA in Finance from Thunderbird (Arizona) and a Bachelor’s in Information Technology from Delhi University (India). He is consumed with the inflexion of technology and business strategy and enjoys writing and speaking on these themes.

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Anand Kapoor


SVP, System Integrator Sales

As Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Anand provides strategic leadership to our sales team supporting national, global and specialty accounts. Anand brings more than 20 years of industry experience and has demonstrated his ability to maximizing premium revenue and share performance through leading sales teams and deepening the employee engagement to develop strong relationships with our customers around the world.

Since joining Celsior Technologies, Anand has played a key role in our expansion and revenue growth in the European, Asia-Pacific and North American markets.

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Brian Yohn


VP, Partnerships

Brian Yohn is a trusted business and partner development leader with 30 years’ experience. He offers a broad perspective spanning technology, marketing, customer experience, finance, and operations.

At Celsior Technologies, Brian’s primary focus is growing revenue through our partnerships in the Microsoft ecosystem. You’ll find him persistent in the pursuit of trust, truth, and tangible partnership results.

Prior to joining Celsior, Brian was an award-winning partner marketer at Microsoft, led DISH Network’s commercial services business, and was a senior product and marketing director at Comcast.

Throughout his career, he has served clients of all sizes and across industries, from those just getting started with a big idea, to large and established enterprises.

Brian holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Drexel University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Delaware.

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Marc Cohen


VP, Marketing

Marc Cohen is an experienced Marketing executive with more than 30 years’ experience working with companies from start-up through Fortune 500.

His detailed experience includes digital marketing, strategy, branding and trademark, global team development, lead generation, social media, website design, budgeting, communications, consulting, and operational initiatives. He serves as the primary contact for the Pyramid Cares community program.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Marc held leadership roles at UPS, McKesson, 3M/M*Modal, Green Bow Consulting, ACS Group, and a variety of industry leading organizations.

He led marketing, communications, and branding programs for large global clients across industries including healthcare, staffing, technology, gaming, education, logistics/supply chain, financial services, sports, and travel/hospitality.

Marc holds a BA in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles; an MBA from San Francisco State University; and multiple certificates in Government and Public Policy from the University of Georgia. Marc serves on many community and charitable boards focused on education, public policy, government, and marketing. He is currently serving his 5th term as an elected Municipal official in Georgia.

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Louis Ridout


Director, App. Svc. Sales

Louis Ridout is a technology leader with more than 25 years of IT experience in managed services, service delivery and transformation. He has a proven track record of leading global teams to translate clients’ IT and business vision into compelling technology solutions.

His experience includes working with senior leaders at organizations to create managed services solutions that align business and technology strategy. He has spent the last 25+ years in service delivery as well as developing managed services solutions for clients.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Louis held leadership roles at Accenture, CSC (now DXC), and BlueCross BlueShield.

Louis has worked with clients across many industries, including healthcare, insurance, financial services, telco and media and technology. He has led global business development teams and service delivery teams.

Louis holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He has worked with many technologies and holds certifications in AWS, ITIL, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and Strategic Management.

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Rob Kondoff


Senior Director, Infrastructure Services & Solutions

Rob Kondoff is an executive-level IT services and solutions leader, specializing in business-aligned IT infrastructure transformation and improvement, with 30 years of experience working with midsize and global enterprise clients.

Rob’s experience includes advising clients on IT strategy and architecting solutions which align business, applications, and infrastructure holistically, including cloud enablement and improving end-user support and productivity.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Rob held executive positions at HP, Dewpoint, plus senior leadership roles at IBM and several early-stage venture funded companies.

Rob’s has engaged and worked with clients across multiple industries, especially manufacturing, aerospace, healthcare, financial services, retail, and state/local government.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer & Communication Sciences from The University of Michigan. He is co-named on several US patents and participated in several professional organizations including Data Warehouse Institute and Automotive Industry Action Group.

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Ritesh Koul


VP, Application Services Delivery

Ritesh is the Vice President of Digital Solutions and Delivery and has been with Celsior Technologies’s team since 2012. Before joining Celsior Technologies, Ritesh worked as a lead client advocate. On an average day, Ritesh is busy providing leadership to his peers and championing customer technology. He often collaborates with other IT leaders to build dynamic client solutions. He is most excited by solving unique business conundrums and working with his fellow high-achieving team members. When not in the office, Ritesh loves to go on long walks through town to unwind from the day.

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Nitin Sharma


VP, India Delivery

Nitin Sharma is Vice President of Delivery. He has over 25 years of experience in the IT Industry and has been with Pyramid Consulting/Celsior Technologies since 2016. He is passionate about delivering superior services and products to clients through Delivery Excellence using predictable and consistent processes.

He is a seasoned IT professional with experience in Delivery, Program, Project Management, People Management, Product Engineering, Software Services, Quality Assurance, Managed Services, architecture, data management, emerging technologies and operational excellence.

Prior to joining Celsior, Nitin has held management and leadership positions with Cisco Systems, Tech Mahindra, Conexant Systems among others.

He led various transformation programs in multiple domains including Insurance, Healthcare, Mobility, D2C Products, Digital Payments Products and Services.

Nitin holds a Computer Science and Engineering Degree from Marathwada University.

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Scott Gabel


Director, Infrastructure Services Delivery

Scott Gabel is an executive level technology leader with over 25 years of leading global enterprise IT operations with deep experience in data centers, cloud, networks, and DR.

His operations experience includes leading large ITSM support functions for global business clients. His experience includes large scale consolidations, transformations, and optimization of enterprise support environments.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Scott held global leadership roles at EDS, HP, and IBM.

He led various operations programs for large global clients across industries including financial services, insurance, government, retail, and manufacturing.

Scott is retired military, and his educational background includes electrical engineering, system engineering, and logistics. He is a member of numerous professional organizations to include IEEE, BICSI, SOLE, and Data Center Professional. He also participates in Career Fairs, Job Town Halls, and Job Fairs working with high-school age people to help them understand the IT career field.

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Susan Klemenc


Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

Susan is a 20-year veteran with experience in sales and operations overall and 7+ years within staffing. Her corporate recruiting focuses on internal roles ranging from corporate operations, sales and recruiting to director, VP and C-level.

She reports directly to the CEO, focusing on internal talent acquisition, company strategy, and projected overall growth trajectory.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, and the parent – Pyramid Consulting Inc, Susan held the division director role at BlueSky Healthcare Solutions, the division director role at SNI Companies, and a sales/recruiting role at Randstad USA.

She has worked within multiple industries including IT, healthcare technology, finance and accounting, along with a wide span of internal positions.

Susan is a sponsor and leader of VetConnect, an ERG within Pyramid Consulting.

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Barbara Davis


Director, Service Desk/EUX

Barbara Davis is the director of End User Services, with over 25 years of experience supporting client’s operations and service delivery requirements for Service Desk and Field Service organizations.

Her expertise includes development of Service Desk roadmaps and strategies, driving technology through automation, building out Operational/Service Desk/Field Tech Services collateral.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Barbara held global delivery leadership roles at GM, EDS, HPE, DXC, Perspecta and Peraton.

She led Service Delivery for large global clients across industries including financial services, healthcare, government, transportation, and insurance.

Barbara is a certified Service Desk industry professional. She holds ITIL Foundations and Practitioners certifications in IT Service and Incident Management/Service Desk. Barbara is a proud supporter and coach of Special Olympics Southwest Ohio.

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Carl Johanson


Director, Quality Engineering

Carl Johanson is a senior-level Quality Assurance leader, with over 30 years of experience creating and maturing US and global QA organizations.

His expertise includes creating the right QA solution that provides value for a wide range of organizations and quality needs, at the strategic and tactical levels.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Carl held leadership roles at Travelport, Verizon, 3M Health Information Systems, ACI Worldwide, Thompson Reuters and Northrup Grumman.

He led mid-sized to global QA organizations across industries including Travel & Entertainment, Telecom, Healthcare, Financial Services, Aerospace and Defense.

Carl holds a BS in Computer Science and an MBA, both from Hofstra University.

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Chandu Rachakonda


Director, Data & Insights

Chandu Rachakonda is the Senior Technology Leader with over 24 years of experience in delivering BI, Data & Analytics solutions and Digital transformation initiatives to fortune 500 clients.

His expertise and experiences include Consulting & Strategy, Evangelize Data driven culture, Enterprise Data and Analytics, Digital Transformation, Data modernization, Data monetization, IoT, Cloud migrations, Real time analytics etc.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Chandu held Global leadership roles in Tech Mahindra, Mahindra Satyam, and Satyam Computer Services Ltd.

He led various Data Analytics programs for large global clients across industries including financial services, Automotive, Transportation, Gaming, Telecom, Retail & CPG, and Manufacturing.

Chandu holds Engineering degree from NITW, India. And EMBA from IIBMS, India.

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David DaCasto


Director, Data Center/Cloud

David DaCasto is a highly experienced international-level practice executive with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.

With more than 25 years of experience in developing holistic Cloud Application Transformations to any Landing Zone as well as all facets of Traditional computing.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, David held global leadership roles at DXC - Global Migration/Transformation Leader, HP Americas Cloud Technologist, HP ES Americas Advisory Leader.

He has solutioned/led some of the largest transformation programs ever, HPI/HPE/DXC split, General Motors Transformation but has experience: financial services, Government, Retail & CPG, and manufacturing.

Dave holds numerous degrees from Marketing to Government led Computer Scientist. Currently he is working with the Florida Grape Growers Association to further the making of fine wines in Florida.

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Iain Straun


Director, Security

Iain is a security and compliance expert with 20+ years of experience building, leading, and transforming global technology, security & GRC programs at fortune 500 and midmarket organizations.

Iain’s expertise is focused on information and cyber security by bridging IT, Cloud, Data Center, End User, and Network as well as UCC through transformation to modern security platforms such as ZeroTrust.

Before joining Celsior Technologies, Iain honed his leadership skills in The British Army and held senior leadership and management roles with JPMorgan Chase, McKesson, Infor Global, and KPMG IT Advisory.

He’s led 3 successful startups to sale, focused on HIPAA compliant medical systems, IT Forensics, and Managed Security. He’s also transformed technology and security programs at global organizations in Manufacturing. Logistics, and Financial Services.

Iain earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Texas at El Paso in Accountancy and Computer Science and currently holds a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) designation from ISC2

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Rajesh Thampi


Director, App. Innovation

Rajesh has been researching cutting edge technologies and trends as the Digital Practice Director with Pyramid Consulting since 2011, and now with Celsior Technologies. His day to day features a mix of training internal teams, advising clients, and setting the technological path for all of his Celsior Technologies peers. His driving force in life and in work is “the need to know, the ability to do, and the vision for perfection”. Rajesh prides himself on his ability to cultivate and comprehend technology on a high level, for his own joy and the success of his Celsior family.

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Anil Chorey


Director Digital and Cloud Solutions

Anil is a digital transformation practitioner with a record of success in solving critical business challenges by leveraging emerging technologies including cloud.

He has over 25 years of varied global experience in spearheading digital solutions with businesses from startups to global organizations. He is also adept with strategy & operations and has developed the ability to influence a successful outcome and positive impact.

Prior to joining Celsior Technologies, Anil held management and leadership roles at MetLife and Bank of New York Mellon.

He led various transformation programs for large global clients across industries including financial services and insurance.

Anil holds a Master of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from VNIT, India and loves to watch and talk about American football and cricket.