Industry Veterans Manji Matharu and Rick Roth Join Sevatec Board of Advisors

Distinguished Executives Bring Decades of Technology Industry Leadership and Experience

Fairfax, Virginia, August 17, 2016: Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec), a leading provider of Agile Development, Data Sciences, and Cyber Engineering solutions for the federal government, today announced the appointment of Jaswinder “Manji” Matharu and Richard “Rick” Roth to the company’s newly formed Board of Advisors.

  • Manji Matharu is a seasoned entrepreneur and technologist with over 20 years of experience serving both federal and commercial customers. He is founder and former President and CEO of Agilis International, a data warehousing and analytics company, which was acquired by Infogix in 2014. Matharu remained with the combined entity in an executive role until Infogix was sold to private equity firm Thoma Bravo earlier this year. Prior to founding Agilis, he served in CEO, COO and CTO roles at Sotas, Inc., a high technology company that delivered network monitoring systems. He also served as the President and CEO of Strategic Signaling Systems & Networks (S3Net) prior to its merger with SOTAS, Inc. Matharu is currently an investor and executive in several early-stage technology companies primarily focused on business intelligence and data sciences.
  • Rick Roth has over 35 years of experience leading and advising government contracting and technology firms ranging in size from start-ups to multi-billion dollars. He has served as CFO for five different companies over the past 20 years, leading all aspects of Finance and Accounting, Contracts, Human Resources, Business Operations and Pricing. Additionally, he has significant M&A experience, closing and integrating approximately ten strategic acquisitions including the negotiation and sale of QSS Group, a $300M IT services government contractor, to Perot Systems. In addition to his role as CFO at QSS Group, Roth also held senior finance positions with Intellisource, Sprint, Hughes Network Systems, and Price Waterhouse, LLP, among others

Matharu and Roth join Sevatec Founder & Chairman, Sonny Kakar, in forming the company’s Board of Advisors. “I’m so pleased to welcome these talented, versatile business leaders who possess a wealth of entrepreneurial leadership and experience across the government and technology industries,” Kakar said. “As Sevatec continues to develop new solutions to meet America’s National Security objectives, we are fortunate to have the caliber of experience, vision, and leadership in our Board of Advisors to guide Sevatec through its next phase of growth.”

Commenting on the Board of Advisors, Sevatec CEO Balan Ayyar said, “The firm is eager to harness the diversity of experience, leadership and expertise of this distinguished Board. Sevatec is at a stage in its growth where our Board of Advisors will play an important role in shaping and validating our future.”

About Sevatec

Sevatec is a high-technology services firm specializing in Agile, data sciences, cyber engineering, and cloud solutions, leveraging experience and trusted talent to solve the federal government’s most pressing business and technical challenges. Sevatec has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 3 ratings for both Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and maintains ISO 9001:2008, 20000-1:2011, and 27001:2013 certifications. In practice, Sevatec optimizes current industry best practices and incorporates Agile principles to accelerate performance and outcomes for their clients.

Sevatec was founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva,” which means, “Inspired to Serve.” The mission, “Trusted Talent, Inspired to Serve, Partnered with Government, to Protect and Improve the Lives of Americans,” captures the essence of the firm’s culture. Their portfolio of mission-critical technology and consulting initiatives across the federal government supports Homeland and Law Enforcement Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, and multiple Civilian Departments and Agencies.

To learn more about Sevatec, please visit www.sevatec.com.