Ashi Chaturvedula joined Aretus, Inc in early 2010 as the Chief Operating Officer responsible for business development, IT and financial operations. He established the federal line of business that achieved $10M in annual revenues in less than 5 years. Aretus, based in Sterling, Virginia, is a small, extremely innovative Information Technology organization with deep subject matter expertize in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, and Artificial Intelligence serving the financial, pharmaceutical research, and the US Army sectors. In his current role Mr. Chaturvedula establisbed Aretus as an agile, innovative software producer in the areas of IT infrastructure Analytics (iHIVE™), Enterprise Search (iKNOW), Job Scheduler (iARE-JS), and Continious Integration (iCI) funded by traditional means and private investment.
Prior to Aretus Mr. Chaturvedula served as the Managing Client Director at EMC Federal and Oracle Federal (Fortune 500) for ten years responsible for an annual portfolio of $17M across several DoD and healthcare sectors. During this time he was instrumental in creating significant growth by developing innovative technologies and practices that enabled customers to transform the way they manage their most valuable asset — information— in an extremely agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way. Mr. Chaturvedula was the founder and architect of the industry’s first fully digital 12-Lead EKG software serving the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare research industry. He was instrumental in securing $1M venture capital and through partnerships with several leading EKG vendors (e.g., Mortara Instruments) and the FDA, achieved revenues of $2M in the first year alone. His innovative work had immediate positive impact to the stock price of the company, from $4.35/share to $18.56/share (Ticker: ERT) in 2000.
Currently, he serves on the board of directors on several local non-profit organizations including Great Falls Soccer Club (GFSC), Lansdowne Condominium Association (LCA), and the Falcon Ridge Home Owners Association (FRHOA). His major accomplishment at these organizations have been to carry out financial transformations through the addition of new lines of services, implementing prudent cost reductions (effective use of technologies & contract negotiations), and increasing revenue. He was able to transform GFSC, from a money losing entity to a profitable organization with $400K of free cash flows in a span of 8 months.
Mr. Chaturvedula is an entrepreneur with his share of successes and failures over the years, he is exploring to contribute to non-profits serving the healthcare sector. Mr. Chaturvedula holds a MS degree in Computer Science from University of Mississippi, MBA from George Washington University, and a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, India.
Mr. Chaturvedula’s father in law battled Parkinson’s.