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Mr. Karthik Balasubramanian has over 29 years of experience as a Technology Consultant, Program Manager, and IT Architect for various private sector companies and government agencies, including the DoD. In 2008, He started Karthik Consulting, LLC (KC) to provide independent and unbiased recommendations, implement solutions, and be a trusted advisor to its customers. Karthik is also a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Lead Assessor. In this role, he has conducted over twenty five assessments of FedRAMP 3rd Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs). KC is CMMI-DEV Level 2 and ISO 9001:2015 certified company with a DCAA approved accounting system and a Top Secret facility clearance.
Prior to starting KC, he was the Chief Engineer of the Army RCAS program (~$100M/year) under SRA. In this role he lead a ~100 member software team and successfully helped obtain CMMI-DEV Level 3 and ISO 9001:2000 certifications. Karthik also previously founded iBiz Systems, a Seattle based technology consulting firm, that supported large companies like Costco, Boeing, and Microsoft and several “dotcom” startups launch their products and services.
Karthik has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and also holds the following industry certifications: PMP, CISSP, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), ITIL v3, Microsoft - MCSD for .NET Early Achiever, MCSD, MCDBA, Oracle - OCP DBA, and CompTIA Security+.