March 9, 2010

Award Recognizes Salona’s Vision, Leadership, and Pioneering Work in Web and Dashboard Technologies

Herndon, VA – March 9, 2010. REI Systems (REI), a leading software engineering and systems integration company, announced today that Shyam Salona, the firm’s co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, has been named to Federal Computer Week’s (FCW) Fed 100 for 2010. The Fed 100 award recognizes those individuals from government and industry who had the greatest impact on the government information systems community. This is the second time Salona has been recognized with the award.

Salona was recognized for his leadership and contributions in support of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Services Administration’s (GSA) transparency and open government initiatives. Specifically, Salona and his team, supported the design and development of innovative dashboards, including the IT Dashboard (,,, and – all of which provide the public with a window into data on Federal Government spending and resource allocation.

“We couldn’t be more proud of Shyam and his team for their continued service to OMB and GSA. It’s very exciting to be on the cutting edge of President Obama’s initiatives to create a more transparent and open government. Shyam has continued to set the bar high in the areas of technical vision, innovation, and implementation,” said Veer Bhartiya, REI’s President and CEO.

Winners of the Federal 100 Award will be honored on March 22nd in Washington, DC. A full list of this year’s awardees is available at  

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REI Systems is a leading provider of web-enabled business solutions for the Federal Government and the commercial sector. Drawing upon our mission to deliver reliable, effective, and innovative solutions, the company works daily to solve complex homeland security, defense, health resources, criminal justice, and performance support issues. REI Systems’ support is strengthened by its results-driven approach and commitment to exceeding customer expectations. Since 1989, REI Systems has been serving major corporations and government at all levels. More than 435 employees serve these clients from offices in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

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