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Senior Leadership

Kamal Bherwani

Kamal Bherwani

Chief Executive Officer

Kamal 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.

Heidi Green

Heidi Green

Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Heidi’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.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.

Ernie Connon

Ernie Connon

Chief Growth Officer (CGO)

Ernie 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. 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 with a dominant market share in Canada, the US and Europe. After IBM acquired Curam in 2011, 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.  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. After stepping away from SiteHawk in December 2017, Connon 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.

Rahul Puri

Rahul Puri

Chief Product Officer (CPO)

has worked with organizations around the globe to lead innovations in technology strategy, digital transformation, and product management. He has more than 20 years’ experience spanning the public sector, health care, and media. As the former Chief Software Architect for the City of New York’s Health and Human Services, Puri architected and implemented systems that helped redefine the use of technology and data in health and human services agencies in New York City. During his time in Northrop Grumman as a lead architect, Puri led the effort to build a Fraud Waste and Abuse platform and team to win the FPS 2.0 contract at the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. Overseas, Puri spent four years in Madrid as the Director of Digital Innovation for Grupo Prisa, the world’s largest Spanish-speaking media company. More recently, as the Chief Technology Officer of Magine (a digital streaming media company based in Stockholm), Puri was responsible for the architecture, buildout, and operations of Magine’s global platform. As Chief Product Officer, Puri will be responsible for ensuring that GCOM's product portfolio meets customer and market demands.  He will work closely with all of the GCOM teams to build business cases, roadmaps, go to market strategies, and platforms that enable GCOM's customers to be successful.

Susie Bonvouloir

Susie Bonvouloir

Chief People Officer (CPO)

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 the 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.

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