GCOM Software Announces Kamal Bherwani as New CEO
GCOM announced today appointment of Kamal Bherwani as CEO, effective May 1, 2019. Founder and current CEO, Girish Bhatia, will continue as a member of the Board while also guiding and investing in startup technology companies in the private sector.
Kamal Bherwani brings more than 30 years of global international technology and operating experience with multibillion-dollar enterprises across both the public and private sectors. Most recently, he served as the Chief Technology Officer of Invesrsora Agroindustrial Global, leading technology strategy, architecture, and operations as well as global technology investments. Importantly, he has spent a significant portion of his career in New York City under the administration of multiple Mayors, including as the Chief Information Officer of the City’s Health and Human Services, a domain comprising several agencies focusing on social services, criminal justice, and health.
“Kamal’s broad corporate strategic and technical experience will accelerate growth at GCOM,” said Bhatia. “I have known Kamal for more than 20 years and consulted him for both strategic and tactical advice. I am very confident in Kamal’s abilities to lead the company to even greater heights. I know I leave GCOM’s customers, employees, and consultants in great hands.”
“I look forward to working with the GCOM team to continue its growth and leadership in delivering innovative, mission-critical solutions to the public sector,” said Bherwani. “Having started my career in the public sector and later as Chair of GCOM’s Board, I see tremendous potential for the company to expand its services to clients across the U.S. as a trusted partner.”
With Bherwani’s move to the CEO role, GCOM is also announcing that the current Board member, Donna S. Morea, will become the next Chair of the Board, effective May 1, 2019. Ms. Morea is a highly accomplished executive and board director who is nationally recognized in the IT software, services, and private equity communities. With more than 35 years of experience serving public sector clients, she brings the strategic, enterprise-wide know-how to help GCOM reach its goals.
“On behalf of the Board, I thank Girish for his leadership and commitment to GCOM, creating a strong foundation for the future,” said Morea. She added, “Kamal brings the right combination of vision and operational proficiency to help GCOM continue its growth trajectory. I know I speak for the Board in welcoming him and look forward to contributing to the strategy moving forward.”
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