NXTKey leadership comprises of professionals with vast experience in government and commercial projects.
NXTKey is led by its Founder Shivaji Sengupta who has over 22 years of experience globally managing technology-oriented business. Mr. Sengupta has worked with wide-ranging enterprise level applications including helping government / public sector and corporate enterprises with their Business Strategy, Technology Consulting, Business Process Management, Global Delivery, Sales and CRM, Enterprise Resource Management, Digital Product Development, Enterprise Content Management, Document Management Strategy among other applications.
Mr. Sengupta has worked in senior management positions in leading companies like SourceHOV, Aptara Inc., Mindtree, Vitage Systems etc over his 22 years of experience. Mr Sengupta has a Bachelors Degree in Electronics from Bangalore University, India and a Masters Degree from Lund University, Sweden.
Mrs. Sengupta is an operations leader with 20 years experience managing large programs and projects for US Companies. As part of that experience, she has a clear understanding of the various US based laws around information, treatment, disclosure, coding, billing, adjudication, confidentiality among others. Capability to engage in strategic dialogue and planning with the patience to execute the work required at very tactical levels.
Direct experience engaging with senior level customers in a manner that instills well-earned confidence in the firm’s ability to execute within or exceed expectations within service level agreements. Firm grasp of North American labor laws both academically and in practice. Clear understanding and previous experience with US based regulations like HIPAA and FCPA.
Mrs. Sengupta has Masters Degrees from University of Michigan in Managed Healthcare and Medical Insurance Fraud
Raed H Hammad – SVP – Cyber Security Practice Lead
Mr. Hammad is a Senior Information Security Consultant, with in-depth expertise in information assurance design/evaluations of networks, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM) compliance and Certification and Accreditation.
Mr. Hammad is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Information System Security Management Professional (ISSMP), Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), NSA Information Assurance Methodology (IAM) certified and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Management of Science, Technology and Innovation from George Washington University, and a Bachelors of Science in Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems from George Mason University. Mr. Hammad is a member of the Information Systems Security Association.
Sam Garbia ESq. – General Counsel
Mr. Garbia serves as NXTKeys general counsel and is the Co-founder and managing partner of GarbiaPlocki, LLP.
Mr. Garbia is responsible for leading corporate strategic growth and tactical legal initiatives. Provide senior management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manage the legal function, and obtain and oversee the work of outside counsel. Provide oversight and assist in the government contracting proposal and negotiating process and be responsible for compliance with all applicable government regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations and other federal contracting rules.
Baha Azimirad – VP – Cyber Security Account Management Lead
Mr. Azimirad is a strategy and management consultant with more than 14 years of experience serving government and private industry in the areas of program and technology management, process improvement, financial analysis, strategy development/alignment, and information assurance. Holistic and client-specific approaches have enabled him to promote efficient and sustainable strategies, while strong relationship building and client-first attitude have garnered recognition among clients and peers.
In addition to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Management, Mr. Azimirad carries a Top Secret security clearance and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).