MERP was founded by individuals with a high pedigree of IT experience and with a philosophy that resolving complex business problems requires refined consulting acumen and strong technical wherewithal. Having superior technical competency is only part of any solution. Understanding the unique business challenges and client's goals are prerequisites for successful program management, effective delivery and sustained growth.
At MERP Systems, our consultative approach to business and IT challenges addresses and integrates all the key variables to ensure successful program implementation and ease of use. Our relationships typically start with smaller IT service engagements. MERP uses a custom platform orientation created by professionals with great expertise in telecommunications and database management coupled with advanced financial and cost accounting experience.
Our in-depth knowledge of Government, commercial and nonprofit business dynamics enables us to identify and use a best practices approach to solve evolving business challenges. This wide expertise mix helps MERP to assimilate proven standards used by various vertical markets and integrate these solutions into our customer's needs and goals.
Nivita Ganesan, President
Nivita Ganesan is the President of MERP Systems, Inc. Nivita is responsible for strategy, technical direction, and operational oversight of MERP. She founded the organization with a desire to create an impactful organization that leveraged the strengths of advanced computing. Nivita couples the strengths of an adept technocrat and her superior business skills in leading this transformational organization. She oversees the Microsoft Dynamics CRM, CRM portal, and SharePoint Center of Excellence (CoE) at MERP. Prior to founding MERP, Nivita has worked with Price Water House Coopers, Sprint Nextel, and City of Alexandria.
Nivita holds a BS degree in Engineering from Madras University, India.
Prem Nair, Partner
Prem Nair is the co-founder and Partner of MERP Systems, Inc. Prem is responsible for the market development and new customer acquisition activities for MERP. Prem has more than seventeen (17) years of experience serving various federal agencies such as NIH, DOL, Treasury, USGS, FWS, Commerce, NRC, DOD, and GSA. He works with industry leaders to create process improvement strategies for Federal agencies. Prior to MERP, Prem led the federal division team for HCL America. Working for Time Warner Cable, Prem managed the CallerID on TV product.
Prem has three (3) master degrees to his credit including an MBA from University of Maryland.
Sree Nair PhD, Vice President (Services)
Sree Nair is the Vice President, Operations for MERP Systems. Sree brings in exceptional operations and administrative management skills to the organization. At MERP, he is responsible for management of project engagements, proposal management, and turn-key solution deliveries. Prior to joining MERP, he worked at Environmental Protection Agency as a Project Manager managing a pesticide registration data collections and application processing effort with a staff of more than 25 analysts. He is responsible for creating new program management standards, policy framework, and process efficiencies for project delivery.
Sree has a PhD degree in Marine Biology and spent his early years researching the biota of various oceans including the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. He has numerous scientific publications to his credit.
Sudhee Maddur, Vice President
Sudhee is the Vice President, Technical Services with MERP. Sudhee is responsible for managing large and complex project engagements that require careful orchestration of processes, people, and tools. Sudhee also heads the capture and proposal management at MERP.
Sudhee has over twenty (20) years of experience in IT Program and Project management with progressively increasing roles and responsibilities. Sudhee managed multi-year, multi-million dollar project portfolios at GSA and has led the capture and proposal development for numerous federal, state government, and commercial bids. As the Chair of the PMIWDC-Loudoun Community, Sudhee also oversees the activities of this community and is an active participant in the local chapter of PMIWDC.
Sudhee did his Masters from George Washington University and also holds a Masters degree in Computer Applications from JNT University, India.
Sudhee holds an active PMP certification and is a certified Scrum Master. He is also a certified Salesforce Administrator.
Karen Klima, Executive Consultant
Ms. Klima has a proven track record spanning over thirty-years of diverse and complex experience managing projects and programs, solving problem and helping businesses achieve their fullest potential. She has led complex and diverse environmental, IT, and information delivery services projects and programs in the public sector. Most recently, she developed the USGS enterprise hosting platform solution architecture and served as strategic analyst and advisor for migrating DOI/US Geological Survey data centers, systems and applications to the cloud.
At the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S.Geological Survey (USGS), she provided leadership and management of special projects with strategic importance to natural science and citizen collaboration. She initiated the USGS web re-engineering,which served as catalyst for the DOI-wide website re-engineering.
John Cronin, Business Development & Strategy
John Cronin leads the MERP Systems business strategy and development activities, having over 30 years of Federal government experience in the sale of products and professional services to virtually all Federal agencies. John started his career as a software engineer for major systems integrators, building advanced knowledge management solutions. His BD/Sales background includes executive management roles at Eastman Software, Autonomy, and HP/MicroLink, selling technology solutions into Civilian, Defense, and National Security entities.