Sandeep Somaiya CEO/Managing Director NETE Since 1999, Sandeep Somaiya is the CEO of NETE, a management consulting and technology solutions firm based in McLean, Virginia. Mr. Somaiya is an award-winning executive with more than 20 years of experience in the IT and management consulting industry. He has extensive managerial and consulting experience with both Government (Federal Civilian and Department of Defense [DoD]) and non-government commercial organizations (ranging from Fortune 500 to dot.com startups). His experience includes planning, managing, and reviewing full life cycle large-scale Federal IT and Healthcare/Biomedical Research related initiatives, system reengineering programs; enterprise architecture planning and management, federal privacy and security projects management, open government and electronic government initiatives. Mr. Somaiya has served on the Board of TiE DC (an entrepreneurial focused networking organization made up of C-level executives with 11,000 members and over 2,500 charter members in 53 chapters across 12 countries) and has been a member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and is currently a Board Member of the NVTC PAC. He has been a speaker at industry conferences and published in technical journals. Mr. Somaiya also served on the Advisory Board of technology and dotcom companies. He is a Washington DC Top 100 Smart CEO (SmartCEO magazine). NETE has been included in Inc. Magazine Inc. 500/1000 list 6 years in a row. In 2015, he was a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year recognition for the Washington DC area. Mr. Somaiya holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Bombay University.