Niyam IT, a leading business solutions provider and a fast-growing IT services company delivering innovative technology solutions to the federal government, specifically for the National Security segment, announced Raj Parameswaran has joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). With an expansive technology and operations leadership spanning nearly three decades, Raj brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Niyam during a period of rapid growth and will play a critical role, in streamlining internal business operations and carving a unique customer-centric presence in the industry.
As a senior technology executive, Raj held several leadership positions before coming on board Niyam and is considered a leader in delivering customer-focused and mission-centric solutions across the Federal government. At Maximus, a global organization with over 30,000 employees, Raj in his prior role served as the President of Federal Information Technology, responsible for strategy, growth, operations, and delivery of information solutions and services for the federal segment.
Raj’s recent accomplishments include pioneering and leading the adoption of emerging technologies such as RPA and AI/ML across several government programs, end-to-end cloud-based IT solution to support COVID-19 requirements, AI enabled Voice Assistant (IVA), and delivery of FedRAMP cloud platform services. He led the continuous improvement and compliance unit with secure capability maturity model accreditations for development & services CMMI-DEV ML5 and CMMI-SVC ML5.
“Raj has an impressive track record of creating and leading innovative organizations primed to achieve strong growth. I truly believe his addition to Niyam will put us on an upward growth trajectory for years to come ”, said Suman Biswas, Founder and CEO of Niyam. “I’m truly excited about this opportunity to work together and position us for sustained growth that extends our commitment and passion for continued value creation to our employees and customers.”
Prior to Maximus, Raj served as the CEO of Optimos, where he successfully built the public sector unit and led the company’s acquisition. He spearheaded strategy, growth, operations, and customer success that propelled the company into a premier enterprise solutions provider for the federal government, with a growth of over 200% in a period of 5 years.
“Raj’s experience with high-quality program delivery for large contracts and a wide range of federal clients will be instrumental in enhancing Niyam’s capabilities and pushing our boundaries to achieve greater success ”, Suman added.