GREENBELT, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Array Information Technology (ARRAY) announced today that it has added two new executive team members. Richard (Rick) Perry will serve as Vice President and General Manager for Civilian Operations, and Jay Kalath will serve as Vice President and General Manager for National Security Operations, as well as Chief Technology Officer.
Rick joined ARRAY as a seasoned operational executive with more than 35 years of experience delivering on large performance-based O&M and modernization programs. As Vice President at ARRAY, he leads the Civilian Operations team supporting ARRAY’s Civilian federal government contracts. In addition, he will lead ARRAY’s efforts to drive operational efficiency and management excellence in all ARRAY projects and programs. Trained as a systems engineer, Rick has 12 years experience as CIO of an $800-million company. In addition, he has experience as the COO of a software company, managed the Enterprise IT Transformation Practice for Coopers & Lybrand and the Enterprise Program Management Practice for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and most recently was a General Manager at both Avaya Government Solutions and Keane Federal Systems.
Jay came to ARRAY after serving as Executive Vice President at Astegic, Inc., a company specializing in mobile, healthcare, MS SharePoint, and infrastructure management services. Previously, he served as CTO of Bart and Associates, Inc., where he developed that company’s strategic technical vision and capabilities in support of National Security initiatives. As ARRAY’s Vice President and CTO, he leads the development and deployment of differentiated solution offerings and provides architectural and technology thought leadership to existing programs.
Sumeet Shrivastava, President of ARRAY, said, “ARRAY’s mantra of Applied Innovation is embodied in this expansion of Leadership. Rick and Jay have excelled in their careers by understanding how to innovate and create from within the operations environment – both through delivery processes and technology insertion.”
ARRAY is a nationally recognized small business that has received national and regional awards for its growth achievements, including being recognized frequently by Inc. Magazine and Deloitte Technology as one of the fastest growing U.S. businesses. ARRAY is also a Washington Technology Fast 50 awardee. ARRAY brings the capability and leadership of a medium-sized business but retains the agility of a small business.
ARRAY Information Technology, Inc. is headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland, with key offices in McLean, VA; Dayton, OH; Montgomery, AL; Melbourne, FL; and Emeryville, CA. In addition to multiple awards for its growth achievements, ARRAY is known for its employee-friendly culture and its ability to drive success for its clients through Applied Innovation.