Founder and President/CEO
Since founding SNAP, Inc. in 1998, Navneet Gupta has been responsible for creating and implementing the company’s vision of being a leading provider of enterprise wide Information Technology and Learning Management Solutions in the Government, DoD and Commercial Markets.
Mr. Gupta, as President/CEO of SNAP, with his 30+ years of executive and marketing experience directs the company’s overall strategy in marketing, finance, client and industry relationships. Mr. Gupta has done his Bachelors in commerce and finance and holds Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University, India. He additionally holds multiple credentials in the field of LAN/WAN engineering and management.
Mr. Gupta mentors and serves on the board of multiple companies in the field of information technology and national / international marketing.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Raj Jayaraman is a Senior Vice president at SNAP, Inc. and brings 20+ years of experience in federal pricing, Price-To-Win (PTW), and financial analysis in jobs ranging from staff augmentation to complex technology solutions. At SNAP, Raj has a PTW leadership role, with the responsibility for enhancing opportunity positioning and capture, measured through improved win/capture rates.
Prior to joining SNAP, Raj held multiple pricing positions at CACI, Inc. and was promoted to Director of PTW. As director, Raj was responsible for developing PTW estimates and strategies for all corporate opportunities. Raj was an indispensible leader who advised multiple teams to incorporate PTW outputs into capture and bid strategies. When assigned to non-traditional subject areas, Raj would adapt to become a subject matter expert in those areas. He could then translate this expertise into advising pricing teams to create successful pricing strategies to achieve the established PTW. Raj is also a Subject Matter Expert in creating data models to collect and interpret competitive intelligence as well as develop detailed, bottom-up cost/price models.
Raj holds an MBA in Finance from George Mason University. He has received several recognitions for outstanding PTW support to various bids and was nominated for class 001 of the CACI Fellows program.
Paul J. Masters
Senior Vice President, Business Development/Operations
Mr. Paul Masters joined the SNAP Inc. Team in September, 2016, after completing a successful Navy career, and over 15 years in the defense industry. With an undergraduate degree in Business from his home town school, York College of Pennsylvania, he entered the Navy and spent the majority of his career in the business of logistics and financial management. During his career he received his M.S. in Financial Management from the Navy Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.
In the defense industry, Mr. Masters accepted positions of increasing responsibility, supporting clients while at CACI for over 13 years, leading to his position as Senior Vice President and Division Group Manager, together with serving as the Chief Operating Officer at Logistics Support Incorporated. At CACI, he was responsible for a $200M line of business with over 700 associates, while executing his responsibilities for managing, developing and delivering programs across a diverse customer base in the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security, together with Federal Agencies and commercial consulting. In both corporate positions, he created and institutionalized processes necessary to manage the organization's activities and its projected growth, while developing and implementing procedures and controls to promote communication and enhance information flow.
At SNAP Inc. Mr. Masters is expected to assist its leadership in positioning the company for continued grow, expansion and diversification as it graduates from a small business and positions itself prominently in the DoD and Federal markets as a premier Information Technology and Training provider. He is responsible for customer engagement and selected operations of the company, specifically reviewing the business growth strategy and development pipeline. He will contribute to the long range corporate goals and growth objectives while engaging clients and staff to ensure SNAP Inc. continues to provide value in every program and all customers.
Chief Technology Officer
Arun Mehta is the Chief Technology Officer at SNAP Inc. and brings 30 years of technology leadership delivering solutions to established, Fortune 500 as well as high-growth startup organizations. Arun is a results-oriented IT strategist and consultant, quality-driven SDLC and delivery leader, and dedicated team builder; his background features a history of continuously orchestrating internal and client-facing business solutions, process improvements, and measurable KPI & performance increases.
Arun’s role at SNAP is to ensure both short- and long-term success for our customers and partners through technical and technological leadership by analyzing and assessing industry trends and advancements, applying them to our customers’ needs and goals, and setting a corporate technology roadmap.
Prior to joining SNAP, Arun was engaged at the Department of Commerce to conceptualize and evangelize the solution architecture of FDI-related data landscape within ITA’s SelectUSA framework and feasibility of an agile solution to serve operational and strategic data needs. Prior to that, Arun was instrumental in driving the growth and success of a startup company, which included a 7-fold increase in revenue over 7 years. Previously, Arun drove the development of database and data analytics & business process within IBM Global Services, managed the design and launch of web-based knowledge management and personalization solutions within AT&T, and spearheaded creation of an application development practice for a professional services company.
Arun holds an MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, BS in Computer Science from George Mason University, and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and in ITIL v3.
Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. Adams is a senior executive with over 37 years of information technology (IT) services experience. For the last 25 years, he has had business development and profit/loss responsibilities within rapidly growing small businesses. He has participated in corporate annual revenue growth from zero dollars through $335M, and has demonstrated an ability to establish and grow a base of business within both the public and private sectors.
Mr. Adams has provided business capture and proposal development services for the federal civilian and National Security/DoD divisions of Criterion Systems. In this consulting role, Bruce has supported many business pursuits, including those associated with the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, DISA, NSA, Air Force, Army, FBI, and a number of the National Laboratories. Mr. Adams is DoD TOP SECRET cleared. Bruce was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Federal Programs Senior Vice President for CNSI. Bruce is a graduate of James Madison University with a B.S. in Economics. He is a member of AFCEA and is actively involved in his community.
Director - Federal Civilian PMO
SNAP Inc. announces Scott Mallory joining as Director of Federal Civilian PMO. Scott Mallory is a United States Army Veteran with 30+ years of experience in senior Information Technology Management and Leadership roles. He has an extensive background in directing large-scale IT projects, centrally managing delivery resources to balance project workloads, promoting collaboration, and standardizing project management activities. His experience, spanning across the Federal Government, includes the Department of Defense, Department of State, National Credit Union Administration and Export - Import Bank of the United States.
His primary areas of expertise include large scale IT infrastructure design and integration, strategic planning, enterprise IT and logistics services, network and systems integration, network operations, administration and engineering, information assurance/security, video teleconferencing, and website enhancement. Scott is a graduate of the American Intercontinental University with a degree in Management and is certified in Project Management, ITIL V3 Foundations, CompTia Security+, Government COR functions, and in numerous IT areas of specialization, including Security, Cisco, UNIX, and Cryptography.
Division Manager – Federal Civilian
Mr. Kazerani is responsible for operations and growth of SNAP's federal civilian and state contracts. With over 17 years of progressive Information Technology experience, Mr. Kazerani has an extensive background in operational leadership and business development in federal, state and local IT markets. His expertise ranges across multiple disciplines, including project and program management, full lifecycle software engineering, enterprise IT services, and management consulting.
With a proven track record in both growth and operational excellence, Mr. Kazerani comes to SNAP from QinetiQ North America (QNA) where he led a portfolio of federal customers. During his 5 year tenure at QNA, he was the recipient of multiple excellence awards including an Executive Circle Award for superb customer relationship management that led to significant revenue growth.
Mr. Kazerani came to QNA through the acquisition of 3H Technology (3HT), a highly recognized innovative IT solutions company. Since inception of 3HT in 1997, he served in multiple capacities and roles, including software engineer, project manager, program manager, and contributed to multiple organizational initiatives such as process improvement and business analysis.
A graduate of George Mason University, Mr. Kazerani holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
Division Manager - Oklahoma City, OK
Mr. Nagode leads SNAP’s Mid-West Division with a specific focus on Knowledge Management and Web-Based Solutions, providing services and products to Federal customers including the Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Transportation Safety Institute, and the FAA. Mr. Nagode has an extensive background in multi-modal media design and development. For over 20 years, he has applied strategic web technologies, electronic performance support principles, and knowledge management tools to produce innovative solutions. With education and experience in media production, journalism, and educational technology, Mr. Nagode is highly skilled at applying instructional systems design methodologies to web design, mobile computing solutions, computer-mediated learning applications, and instructor-led training programs. Mr. Nagode holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Photojournalism and in Radio/TV/Film Production from Oklahoma State University. He also holds an M.Ed in Educational Psychology and Technology from the University of Oklahoma.
CPA, PHR Controller
Ms. Dhore serves as a Controller for SNAP’s finance and accounting department and has over 10 years of experience in financial services. In this capacity, she manages all aspects of financial management including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting/forecasting, and corporate finances. Ms. Dhore also oversees taxes, contracts ,internal & external audit functions for SNAP.
Ms. Dhore has supported multi-million dollar programs and projects for customers such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Fannie Mae. She maintains SNAP’s records and program controls and prepares reports for corporate and customer use. She supports budget development designed to mitigate risk and enhance productivity and compliance. Ms. Dhore is responsible for all billing, invoicing, subcontractor management efforts and provides contract administration for multiple GWACs and BPAs. She utilizes her knowledge and experience to support SNAP’s Program Management Office (PMO) on the organization’s Federal, State, Local, and commercial programs and projects.
Ms. Dhore is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master’s degree in accounting. She is also a certified Human Resource professional, an active member of VA society of CPA’s & Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), as well as a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).