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Sukumar Rao

Senior Advisor

Sukumar Rao is President of the Parnin Group and has specialized in cross-agency program implementation, performance improvement, IT strategy, digital transformation, and information architecture and data management. Previously, he was a Principal at SRA International.

He brings cross-agency experience in performance management and improvement of operations and service delivery of the 24 CFO ACT agencies, including mission areas, IT and mission-support/administrative operations. In addition, he brings a depth of IT strategy experience that includes evaluation of government-wide high risk IT projects, assessment of cloud computing and shared services, and design and implementation of digital transformation initiatives. Finally, his experience includes designing and implementing a $30 million R&D program to improve a nationwide emergency alert system.

He has an MBA from Columbia University and Master of Science and Bachelor of Engineering degrees in Telecommunications. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Technology Business Management Executive (CTBME). He is on the Board of Directors at the Child and Family Network Centers (CFNC), a non-profit organization based in Alexandria.

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