Jay Sunny Bajaj
JAY SUNNY BAJAJ
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Jay Sunny Bajaj founded DMI in 2002 with the vision to create a global leader in innovative, next-generation technology solutions. Sunny has since led DMI from a humble startup to become the expansive, worldwide organization it is today, with hundreds of clients and thousands of employees.
Sunny is a proven leader and committed to helping clients around the globe achieve high performance in digital business. He has repeatedly been recognized as an award-winning culture builder and Smart100 CEO winner, an exclusive group of 100 top-performing and highly respected CEOs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region as well as an Honoree in the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame.
Over the past 20 years and through over 10 acquisitions, Sunny has successfully built a respected, fast-growth business that is pioneering digital, mobile-first transformation for government agencies and commercial enterprises around the world. DMI has received numerous awards for both rapid growth and corporate excellence, including being named a 10-time winner on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America, GovCon Government Contractor of the Year, and a Washington Post Top Workplace for the past seven years. Notably, DMI owes its uniquely bold and energetic culture to Sunny’s passion for the business and commitment to his customers and employees.
Sunny holds a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland with relevant coursework at the London School of Economics. Since 2016, he has served on the Board of Advisors to the University’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of DMI, Rocky Thurston drives day-to-day company operations and is responsible for overall program delivery excellence and business growth.
Rocky has vast, successful leadership and management experience across the commercial, defense, intelligence, federal civilian, national security, and state and local market segments. He has deep knowledge and experience in software, infrastructure, cloud, cybersecurity, network and analytics. Prior to DMI, Rocky served as the President for the $1.3B Peraton Citizen Security and Public Services business sector.
Prior to Peraton, Rocky held leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Perspecta, Accenture, Lockheed Martin and Booz Allen, where he gained valuable experience in P&L management, business development, capture management, and merger and acquisition activities.
Rocky is a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. He also holds an MBA with a concentration in finance.
Chief Growth Officer
As DMI’s Chief Growth Officer, Trey Theimer is responsible for achieving the company’s financial objectives through providing superior customer satisfaction levels and increasing win rates by implementing new business development practices, and by pursuing and winning large, needle-moving opportunities.
Trey has amassed more than 20 years of experience in contracting across the federal civilian, defense, intelligence, and state & local markets, she has led both P&L organizations, and teams performing new business capture and sales, pipeline building and corporate integration, restructuring, and acquisition. Prior to DMI, Trey served as Chief Growth Officer at Serco.
Prior to Serco, Trey served as the Vice President of Growth for Peraton’s Civilian and State & Local (CSL) business group where she oversaw the complete business development lifecycle for CSL. During her time with Peraton/Perspecta/HPE, she also served as the Vice President and General Manager for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Segment, and as the Director/Team Lead of Business Development for the National Security accounts.
As the daughter and granddaughter of veterans, each of whom served in the United States Army for over 25 years, she is passionate about the market in which she works. She also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the College of Business and Behavioral Science, from The Clemson University.
Chief Financial Officer
As DMI’s Chief Financial Officer, Michael Altshuler is responsible for leading financial operations, including financial planning and analysis, operational and financial accounting and compliance, as well as treasury and risk management. Mike also works closely with the executive leadership team to set the company’s strategic financial direction and shape the finance organization to support the company’s business goals.
Prior to joining DMI, Mike served as Vice President and Global Controller of Algeco Scotsman, a leading global business services provider focused on modular space, secure portable storage solutions, and remote workforce accommodation management. At Algeco, Mike leveraged his capital markets background to help Algeco navigate through several capital transactions in both the public and private markets. Prior to Algeco, Mike served as Chief Financial Officer for Sallyport Global, Controller for ASRC Federal, and an executive with Ernst & Young LLP.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bucknell University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Chief Information Security Officer
As Chief Information Security Officer, Nelson Fernandez is responsible for overseeing the Information Technology Center, Corporate Quality Assurance, and Information Security. With nearly 30 years of experience managing information technology and computer systems, he is responsible for all corporate systems as well as adherence to ISO, CMMI, GDPR, SOCII, and CMMC.
Nelson has been with DMI for over eight years. Prior to joining DMI, he served as Director of Information Technology at Community Connections and Netstar-1 Government Consulting where he oversaw IT operations and modernization.
Chief People Officer
As DMI’s Chief People Officer, Marion is responsible for leading human capital and talent management operations including recruiting, performance management, compensation and benefits, training and development, employee relations, and health and safety. Working closely with the executive leadership team, Marion sets the people strategy for the organization and aligns the human resource and talent management function to support DMI’s business goals.
Prior to joining DMI, Marion served as Chief People Officer at KeyW, an innovative national security solutions provider to the intelligence, cyber, and counterterrorism communities. At KeyW she set the direction for human resources, talent acquisition and management, and corporate communications, and was recognized for her thought leadership in developing innovative and engaging people programs and execution models. Prior to KeyW, she served as Senior Vice President of Employee Care and Development at Novetta, an advanced analytics solutions provider.
Marion holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (HRCI).
Chief Legal Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of DMI, Collin Dretsch manages DMI’s global legal and regulatory compliance teams and serves as a member of DMI’s executive leadership team. Collin runs DMI’s Legal Department, where his responsibilities include legal strategy, corporate governance, M&A, securities, regulatory compliance, litigation, and IP and employment law. Additionally, he oversees DMI’s Government Contracts, Commercial Contracts, Procurement and Security Departments.
Collin has served DMI for nearly 15 years, including as outside counsel from 2008 to 2013. In 2013, Collin joined DMI as its first General Counsel, where he proceeded to build the company’s internal legal capabilities from the ground up. Throughout his years at DMI, Collin has been involved in numerous acquisitions by the company, as well as both minority and controlling investment transactions in the company.
Prior to joining DMI, Collin practiced law in the Washington, D.C. office of Jones Day, where he primarily advised clients on Mergers & Acquisitions and corporate law matters, as well as maintained a pro bono practice helping with the formation and governance of 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Before attending law school, Collin was an Analyst with a boutique strategy consulting firm, where he gained extensive experience in M&A due diligence and financial/quantitative modelling.
Collin graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the bars of North Carolina, New York and the District of Columbia.
GLOBAL BUSINESS TEAM
President, Managed Services
As the President of Managed Services, DJ provides guidance and customer insights while retaining loyal and satisfied customers in today’s mobile-connected world. He possesses extensive industry experience in mobile lifecycle management, mobile strategy, help desk, telecom expense management, procurement and MDM management. DJ helps build strong reputable relationships to develop robust mobile programs for customers that drive business results to enhance and grow their mobile eco-system and user experience.
Upon joining DMI, DJ brought with him an extensive background of Information Technology, operations management, mobility management, managed services, systems administration, and project management experience. His customer-focused approach has brought customers new insights on how they manage their mobile programs today.
President, Commercial Group
As President of the Commercial Group, Meena Surti Patel leads the industry teams who are focused on delivering transformational solutions for clients across Retail, Automotive, Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, and Emerging Markets. Overseeing DMI’s global commercial practices, Meena is responsible for driving customer success, business growth and delivery excellence.
Prior to joining DMI, Meena served as Senior Vice President and Head of Resources and Services at Atos Americas. There, Meena managed $800+ Million P&L for a sales and delivery organization which supported the following industries: Retail, CPG, Travel & Hospitality, Transportation & Logistics, Energy & Utilities, Oil & Gas. Meena also led the R&S Strategy focused on Hybrid Multi-Cloud, Edge Solution, 5G, Security, AI, Decarbonization, Salesforce, and SAP. Prior to Atos, she held leadership roles at SAP, Cognizant, and Deloitte.
Meena holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also graduated from the CANVAS Executive Program for Digital Innovation at INSEAD.
President, Public Sector
SVP, DoD & FedCiv
Tony Garcia is the SVP of DoD & FedCiv. He has over 21 years of experience providing mission critical service delivery to transformational IT programs in the government sector.
Tony is responsible for the management and delivery of comprehensive solutions in IT Service Management, Mobility, Agile Software Development, Cloud Computing Services, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Cybersecurity.
Prior to joining DMI, Tony held numerous senior leadership positions at companies such as Lockheed Martin and Janus Research Group where he focused on the application of ITIL-based Service Strategy, Delivery and Operations for large, enterprise engineering and operational environments such as the Pentagon; the application of human-in-the-loop Command and Control systems for autonomous robotic and sensor systems; and tactical edge network communication systems. His previous clients include the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Pentagon Joint Service Provider (JSP), U.S. Army Information Technology Agency (USAITA), Program Manager, Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (PM WIN-T) and the Joint Program Executive Office, Joint Tactical Radio System (JPEO JTRS).
Tony holds an MBA in Information Systems Management from Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from George Mason University. He is also an ITIL certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and an HDI Certified Support Center Manager (HDI-SCM). In 2014, he was recognized by Lockheed Martin and the Career Communications Group’s Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) as a Modern Day Technology Leader.
SVP, Healthcare & Emerging Markets
As SVP of Healthcare & Emerging Markets, Sanjeev Kumar is responsible for managing and expanding DMI’s integrated digital offerings in Europe. He works in conjunction with the executive team to define and implement the go-to-market strategy and is responsible for client management and delivery.
With a relentless passion to maximize peoples’ potential and technology investments, Sanjeev specialises in helping businesses realise value from Digital transformation by providing a combined focus on strategy and execution.
Prior to joining DMI, Sanjeev was a management consultant. Most recently he was a Director in the CIO Advisory Practice of KPMG UK. Prior to that Sanjeev was a Managing Consultant at PA Consulting. During his time at KPMG and PA Consulting, Sanjeev worked at C-level with a number of large global enterprises to help drive their Digital agenda.
Sanjeev graduated from Oxford University with honours degree in Engineering Science.
As SVP of Products Liv Crowe is responsible for all aspects of growth and client service delivery. She has over 20 years experience in business operations, client service, sales and marketing across global digital agencies, digital start-ups and consultancies.
Prior to DMI, Liv held roles including International VP for global digital advertising giant ‘Digitas’, Sales & Marketing Director, ’Twofour Digital’, and Head of Production/Client Partner at ‘AnalogFolk’. As VP at Digitas, Liv sat on the International Strategic Growth board and the UK leadership growth board.
Liv has extensive cross sector experience with particular depth of knowledge in Automotive, Retail, Government and Health industries.
SVP, Finance & Insurance
As SVP of Finance & Insurance, Caleb Glove is responsible for DMI’s Insurance & Financial Services industry vertical, where he is responsible for digital transformation, strategic growth, and client success. Caleb partners with clients and DMI delivery centers of excellence to solve business problems through strategy and technology solutions.
He brings 15+ years in design, digital product, strategy, and leadership roles, including 10+ years of consulting within DMI. Caleb has led multiple strategy and delivery teams within DMI, and previously led the Experience team at Allegient Consulting. He has worked in healthcare, insurance, logistics, financial services, pharma, and education in past roles.
Caleb holds a BS in Computer Graphics Technology from Purdue University
SVP, Global Capture & Innovation
As SVP of Global Capture & Innovation, Shaji Joseph is responsible for DMI’s Bids & Proposals (B&P) and Strategy. Shaji is a technology executive and thought leader with more than 25 years of experience in Strategy, Digital Transformation, Operations, and Bids & Proposals. He is responsible for crafting innovative and compelling business transformation solutions using emerging technologies to bring organic growth for DMI in the Federal, State & Local, and Commercial sectors. Shaji joined DMI in 2009 and initially led the operations for the Enterprise Solutions Division that spearheaded the digital transformation of several Federal and Commercial organizations. Before joining DMI, he held management positions in Information Technology for various Fortune 500 and startup firms.
Shaji received his M.S. in Computer Science with honors from The Johns Hopkins University.
Senior Managing Director, Global Delivery
As Senior Managing Director of Global Delivery, Kyle Klimek is responsible for all aspects of growth and client service delivery, partnering with DMI’s enterprise clients to solve critical business problems by envisioning, designing & creating software solutions.
He brings 20+ years of experience in software development and engineering, including 9 years with DMI and previously Allegient.
Prior to DMI, Kyle was a principal for AD/Solutions Group, a boutique Chicago based software development company serving Fortune 500 enterprises and led their expansion into the Indianapolis market. Kyle holds a BS in Computer Information Systems and Technology from Purdue University.
Managing Director, Strategy and Experience
Allison Mataya is the Managing Director of Strategy and Experience. For over 20 years, Allison has been leading and growing successful relationships with brands and their customers. In doing this, she has also built talented teams to conceptualize and advance award-winning ideas. Her experience runs from mentoring CX innovation programs, and overseeing the development of applications to guiding digital marketing through online media and mobile experiences. She understands that the key to staying modern and relevant in what we do lies in the seamless integration of strategic, creative, technological and executional excellence. Allison stewards her team in creating an energizing agency environment that encourages exploring new opportunities and challenges the status quo to drive real business outcomes for our clients.
Most recently, Allison led the North American Client Services Team at DMI, with a portfolio including Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, Campbell’s Soup Company, Metropolitan Airport Authority (MWAA) and Hyundai Capital America. Before she came to DMI, Allison led campaigns and strategies for several leading agencies, including Arnold Worldwide, Merkley + Partners, Y&R and Grey. She developed creative programs for many Fortune 500 and other iconic brands such as The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Mercedes-Benz, Kraft Foods and Xerox.
Allison graduated from Bowdoin College with a double major in Art History and Government. Allison lives in Bethesda with her husband and son.
Managing Director of App Dev and Data
As Managing Director of App Dev and Data, Jon Molendorp is responsible for leading a DMI team focused on partnering with our clients to realize their digital transformation through the development of cloud native, DevOps, mobile, and data solutions.
Jon’s experience as an engineer, architect, and leader, alongside with his 18 years of consulting experience and 7 years of working within in-house IT departments, have positioned him to not only lead the practice, but also understand both his client’s and the consultant’s challenges and opportunities.
Jon holds a B.S. in Business Systems from Taylor University.
Managing Director of Commerce
As Managing Director of Commerce, Jennifer Hann leads DMI’s global Commerce delivery team, which works with upper mid-market and enterprise-level B2C and B2B businesses to implement and maintain their transactional commerce channels. She is responsible for assembling consulting teams and delivering solutions that enable major retailers to accelerate business growth through omnichannel customer engagement. Jennifer brings over 25 years of experience in consulting, professional services leadership, and ecommerce, including over 11 years with DMI and previously Knowledge Path.
Before joining DMI, Jennifer worked in B2B commerce for ThermoFisher and Fisher Scientific and led product development for two online start-ups. She has also managed professional services organizations and coached these teams to focus on repeatable process, effective delivery, and customer satisfaction. She holds a BS in Industrial Management and Technical Writing from Carnegie Mellon University.
Managing Director, Accelerated Solution
As managing director of Accelerated Solutions, Brandon McGhan is responsible for enhancing customer experiences by maximizing native platform capabilities and accelerating development across the Microsoft, Salesforce, and Connected Car offerings.
Brandon brings 15 years of experience delivering technical solutions, with 10 of those years focused on consulting as a business analyst, architect, and leader. This has allowed him to drive key client business outcomes through innovative technical solutions.
Brandon holds a B.S. in Informatics, with a Minor in Information Technology from Indiana University, Bloomington and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Managing Director of India
His experience includes setting up and leading large global teams to deliver on-time-on-budget. His passion includes continuous improvement and growing next-generation leaders.
Before joining DMI, Vishal worked in Publicis Sapient, managing the Energy & Commodities and Financial Services business. He is an Engineer and PGDBA and holds an MS. (AI & ML) from Liverpool John Moore University UK.
Jesse Humphrey is the VP of Marketing for DMI where she oversees all aspects of the company’s global brand and marketing strategy, demand generation and thought leadership. A DMI veteran, Jesse has been at DMI for over a decade leading digital marketing initiatives, partner Go-To-Market strategies, and brand acquisitions and integrations across business units to create awareness, drive demand and build a modern marketing engine focused on agility and growth.
Most recently as Director, Digital Marketing and Brand Management for DMI, Jesse has played an integral role within the Marketing organization by expanding on the strategy and tactical execution of DMI’s brand growth through inbound, outbound and account-based marketing programs.
Jesse holds a BA in Management from Antioch University and an AAS in Marketing Management.