Chetan Desai serves as NextGen Federal Systems’ Senior Vice President. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. During his career, he has served in various roles – including Lead GIS Developer, Program Manager, Chief Engineer/Scientist, Division Manager, General Manager, and Executive Vice President. Mr. Desai has been the Principal Investigator for several Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and related research and development projects, such as weather exploitation for C2 impacts, LiDAR data management and visualization, hydrography distributed data management framework, and integration of DoD modeling and simulation and GIS data. He has provided solutions for a broad range of Federal Government customers including USAF, US Navy, US Army, US DOE, US DOT, and Intelligence Community.