Management Team

GCOM is led by a diverse and talented management team.  Our management team is hands on – you will see and hear from us daily on our client engagements, you will see us at industry conferences sharing point of views on emerging business and technology trends, and you will see us in our communities contributing to social causes we are passionate about.  Our management team is introduced below:

Mr. Kamal Bherwani

Mr. Kamal Bherwani, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), brings more than 30 years of global technology and operating experience with multibillion-dollar enterprises across both the public and private sectors in CEO (Chief Executive Officer), CIO (Chief Information Officer), CTO (Chief Technology Officer), and CDO (Chief Digital Officer) roles.  Most recently, he served as the Chief Technology Officer of Inversora Agroindustrial Global, leading technology strategy, architecture and operations as well as global private and venture capital technology investments. He has also spent a significant portion of his career in New York City under the administration of multiple Mayors, including as the first Chief Information Officer of the City’s Health and Human Services domain, comprised of several agencies focusing on social services, criminal justice and health.

Mrs. Heidi Green

Ms. Heidi Green, Chief Operations Officer (COO) Heidi Green’s career spans more than 30 years in the information technology business where she has led teams in pursuit of large outsourcing deals, grown company 'green-field' operations to scale and gained experience in post-acquisition company integration. Ms. Green brings a successful track record of building and leading IT services and product businesses in the Public and Health and Human Services sectors. Green has also built and led numerous product development teams, both onshore across the U.S. and offshore. Importantly, she has spent a significant portion of her career in the State and Local government market across the U.S. driving revenue growth and increasing client satisfaction while improving profit margins. She joins GCOM after a series of leadership roles at CGI, where most recently she served as a sector leader in the Southern California, Arizona and Nevada areas.

In her role as COO, she is responsible for client project delivery, product development, project oversight and client account management, with the goal of integrating technical and industry expertise to accelerate growth.

Mr. Ernie Connon

Mr. Ernie Connon, Chief Growth Officer (CGO) Ernie Connon is a seasoned executive who has spent 30+ years in senior technology leadership and as an active Board participant for multiple growth companies. He has been involved in multiple fund-raising activities, worked with both Venture Capital and Private Equity investors and been a lead participant in multiple company acquisitions. Born in the North East of Scotland, Connon attended university in London. He spent over 15 years at British Telecom before moving on to other endeavors, including the development of successful start-up companies including Versatility, Inc., which had success with an IPO prior to being acquired by Oracle in 1998.

Connon’s experience includes serving as the President and CEO of Cúram Software Inc. in North America and as Global Sales and Marketing leader for Cúram Software Ltd. Connon was instrumental in Curam’s growth into a Health and Human Services technology powerhouse; winning major government contracts that included all the major Canadian Provinces, a third of all US States, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, the UK and Ireland. IBM acquired Curam Ltd. in 2011. At IBM, Connon was Vice President, Worldwide for IBM’s Health and Human Services Industry Solutions in the IBM Software Group. In 2015, Connon left IBM to become President and Chief Executive officer of SiteHawk Inc. a SaaS Chemical Data Management provider to major corporations and their deployed operations across over 128 countries. In his three years at SiteHawk, Connon led a 100% growth in SaaS revenues, a doubling of the number of SaaS clients, a major re-branding exercise and the establishment of an innovative customer success operation.

Since stepping away from SiteHawk in December 2017, Connon has founded a successful boutique consulting company, Alba Advisors. He mentors start-up companies and their CEO’s through organizations such as Startup Virginia and Lighthouse Labs. He is also active in Board work and as an Angel Investor. Most recently he assisted one of his own angel investments through its initial funding round and first major commercial contract.

Mr. Richard Matacchiero

Mr. Richard Matacchiero, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Accomplished, results-driven leader offering 22 years of outstanding achievement in leading financial and operational management across Europe, Asia, and the United States. Proficient communication and presentation skills with board members, shareholders, creditors and management teams. Proven track record in the creation and execution of financial strategy and vision to drive improvements in profitability. Analytical strategist skilled in successfully navigating corporations through periods of accelerated growth as well as challenging business conditions. Excels at directing finance organization including financial reporting and tax compliance.

In his role as CFO, Richard is responsible for guiding GCOM through post acquisition activities including engagement of new audit, valuation and insurance broker firms, compliance with new financing documents, and preparation of purchase price adjustment. Implementing new processes and developing new systems for financial reporting, cash flow management, and accounts receivable collections to support GCOM’s continued growth.

Ms. Susie Bonvouloir

Ms. Susie Bonvouloir, Chief People Office, has proven operational strength in business transformation, mergers and acquisitions, HR strategy, leadership development and HR initiatives such as performance management, employee engagement and communication.

Susie’s career has spanned large and small organizations in the non-profit and for-profit technology space, with many organizations being recognized as great places to work. Previously, at CGI, as the Vice President of Human Resources, Susie provided strategic counsel to CGI's leadership, including the President of CGI US, Europe and Asia and the President of CGI Federal. Throughout her career at CGI, Susie led integration of HR processes for key outsourcing clients and company acquisitions. She pioneered the implementation of a highly successful Leadership Development program. Susie was hand-picked to lead the integration of a $900M acquired company, bringing 5,000 new employees into CGI, doubling the existing employee base and revenue of CGI US.

Susie currently serves on the JMU College of Business Board of Advisors. Most recently, she was honored by Recognize DC 2019 Top HR and Talent Professionals and 2019 DCA Live HR Leadership Awards.

Mr. Viren Alvekar

Mr. Viren Alvekar, Managing Director, has over twenty years of experience in managing systems and technology projects that deliver and transform services in enterprise environments. He has a successful record of accomplishment in delivering IT Projects for public and private sector clients that serve a variety of functional areas such as banking, healthcare, finance, legal and accounting. Viren brings creative and analytical thinking to the team with strong technical acumen and passion for impacting business outcomes. Viren holds a MBA degree from Binghamton University, Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and PMP certification from the Project Management Institute.

Viren leads GCOM enterprise project delivery via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team and business development activities.

Mr. Abid Bargeer

Mr. Abid Bargeer, Managing Director, has over twenty-five years of experience in designing and implementing distributed (client server and web) systems using Java/J2EE technologies, and has a strong delivery record. In the past few years, Abid has architected and modernized systems for various public section agencies using Java/J2EE, Curam and WebSphere technologies. Abid has expert knowledge of Java, J2EE, XML/XSLT, UML, design patterns and Service oriented Architecture (SOA).

As a Managing Partner, Abid is responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing GCOM’s portfolio of proprietary solutions, technology components, and accelerators that enable GCOM to deliver differentiated technology services to our clients.

Mr. Sunil Bhatia

Mr. Sunil Bhatia, Managing Director, has more than 18 years of experience in cross-functional areas, including IT project management, IT infrastructure management, technology administration, ERP development, software implementation, systems integration, business analysis, business and technical documentation, systems architecture, and platform migration. Sunil leads GCOM’s Information Technology Staffing Division and serves as account manager for GCOM’s New York City and Minnesota Staffing Contract Accounts.

As a Managing Partner, Sunil oversees GCOM’s global staffing team and is responsible for attracting and retaining highly professional and dedicate technology professionals to service GCOM staff augmentation and project delivery based contracts.

Mr. Rahul Bhosle

Mr. Rahul Bhosle, Managing Director, is an entrepreneurial and focused IT professional with over 20 years of experience delivering quality solutions to state and local agencies. Rahul drives results through a combination of leadership, initiative and customer delight.  Rahul is proficient in web & mobile technologies, business intelligence, SOA, RDBMS, data migrations, reporting, COTs customizations & system integration new, and upgrades solutions. Rahul has proven ability to analyze organization’s and customer’s business requirements, identify areas for improvements and develop strategies, define detailed execution plan aligned to the identified strategies, build teams to deliver specific initiatives and enable business adoption. 

As Managing Partner, Rahul oversees and is the steward of GCOM’s Services Quality Activities which includes maintenance and enhancement of GCOM Execution Methodology.  Rahul also leads GCOM’s services quality internal audit program on GCOM’s larger engagements.

Mr. David Butter

Mr. David Butter, Managing Director, is a seasoned management and technology consultant with 15 years of experience leading technology and strategy projects. Prior to joining GCOM, David was associated with the big five technology and management consultancies where he held leadership roles on a number of public sector engagements and strategic firm initiatives in the licensing, education, health and human services, and health insurance exchange practices. David is a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with experience in Project Management, Product Development, Integrated Solutions and Requirements, Product and User Acceptance Testing Systems Implementations and System Maintenance and Operations.

David leads GCOM enterprise project delivery and business development activities.  David works with GCOM's Executive and Project Management teams to plan, staff and deliver engagements that delight our clients.

Mr. Riyaz Ladkhan

Mr. Riyaz Ladkhan, Managing Director, has almost 20 years of experience in the IT industry with in-depth expertise to a variety of leading information technology platforms Microsoft, Oracle, JAVA, Salesforce and numerous commercial off the shelf technology platforms.  Riyaz has experience managing large, diverse information technology projects which include application development, re-engineering, analysis and design, systems design and implementation of various solutions in domains such as health care, licensing, and case management.

As a Managing Partner, Riyaz leads the execution of strategies, GCOM's day-to-day-operations, as well as leading the company's development and technology strategies. He is also responsible for resource management, RFP responses, and project estimation.

Mr. Chris Lloyd

Mr. Chris Lloyd, Vice President of Consulting Services, most recently served as Chief Portfolio Officer at the NYS Office of Information Technology Services responsible for Information Technology investment governance. Chris was responsible for intake and governance of the state’s major IT investments into the $1.8B IT Project portfolio covering all Executive Branch agencies. Other responsibilities included oversight of the Lean program and management of Customer Experience Design services. Prior to NYS, as both practitioner and leader, Chris spent 20 years at an international IT and Management consulting firm overseeing business development and service delivery to select commercial and public-sector clients. Chris’s strengths include client relationship management, driving innovation, managing organizational change, strategic planning, portfolio and project management, and overseeing complex multi-entity IT initiatives.

Mr. Lloyd holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. He graduated Cum Laude from the University at Albany, SUNY, and holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.