REI Systems

Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team sets the tone for our passionate, service-oriented, and agile culture. We believe in a collaborative, open-door environment where great ideas come before years of experience every time.


Shyam Salona

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of REI, company co-founder Shyam Salona spends his days focused on building a culture of empowered teams and developing the agility of our company. Shyam believes that the work environment he fosters within REI is the most important factor in REI’s ability to develop and deliver highly innovative solutions to our customers. Shyam looks at our company’s success from multiple directions, and always seeks new ways that REI can continue to help our customers better achieve their missions. Shyam believes it is important to take the time to get to know the people he works with and, as a result, he works directly with customers, employees, and partners on a day-to-day basis.

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Scott Fletcher

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer of REI Systems, Scott Fletcher is responsible for managing day-to-day operations. Under his guidance, his team ensures that delivery on existing projects is up to the company’s high standards. Since joining in 2006, Scott has led his team to continuously pursue new business in areas that would allow REI Systems to contribute to the customer’s mission — an effort which has been largely successful due to Scott’s establishment and maturation of REI Systems new business development function.

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Gene Zapfel

Chief Growth Officer

As Chief Growth Officer of REI Systems, Gene Zapfel leads Business Development and Marketing/Communications across REI Systems, orchestrates creation and management of service offerings, supervises partnership/teaming, and supports mergers and acquisitions. With experience spanning nearly three decades, Gene strengthens our team as we pursue our growth journey.

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Andrew Zeswitz

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Andrew (Andy) Zeswitz leads corporate strategy to identify and adopt new technologies, champions innovation and delivery evolution, and is responsible for building capacity and mentoring talent within the organization. With experience spanning nearly 25 years, Andrew strengthens our team in support of our customers’ continuously changing needs.

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Samidha Manu

Senior Director,
Federal Civilian

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Sid Agarwal

Senior Director,
Health Systems

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Wagish Bhartiya

Senior Director,
Software as a Service

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Lisa Chaboudy

Senior Director,
People & Culture

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Indunil Ranaviraja

Senior Director,
Advisory Services

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Jeff Myers

Senior Director,
Customer Impact

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Veer Bhartiya

Executive Chairman

As Executive Chairman for REI, company co-founder Veer Bhartiya oversees regulatory compliance as well as the critical aspect of succession planning. His primary day-to-day focus is on strategy building within the company, as well as establishing and maintaining proper relationships between his team members and customers. Veer values customers and employees above all, and believes that if REI’s employees are not happy, our customers won’t be happy, either. The leadership policy of “employees first” is one of his most prized contributions to the company’s success. He is truly passionate about the company he created and has named it one of his greatest lifetime accomplishments.

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Our REI team includes some of the best agile developers, administrative assistants, business development wizards, and scrum masters we’ve ever met – plus almost anything else you can think of. Are you interested in joining our team?

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