Ms. Chitra Dhayalan brings 25 years of proven Federal and Industry leadership experience, as well as extensive functional expertise in IT Strategy, business development, governance, organizational transformations, leading and managing consulting delivery teams as well as P&L account and contract management. As Director of Strategic Programs at SD Solutions, LLC Ms. Dhayalan is responsible for developing and delivering innovative solutions to meet client requirements and objectives. She is versatile in the use and application of project management (waterfall and agile) and earned value management techniques and tools, including the establishment of a Project Management Office (PMO) capability for oversight, control and management of complex projects. She is currently leading the IT Modernization service using her past experience in successful delivery in legacy applications and modern languages and frameworks.
Prior to joining SD Solutions, LLC, Ms. Dhayalan served as the Managing Director at Enquizit Inc, a leader in providing AWS cloud service, leading their business development and new product formulation. For over 16 years, Ms. Dhayalan was at the forefront of delivery of mission critical Health IT Federal mandates such as HIPAA, NPI, ICD-9, ICD-10 affecting Health Benefits, CDH to name a few at CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, DC Medicaid, NIH, and HHS. She gained experience
Ms. Dhayalan holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from a reputed university in India. She is a certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) (2005) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and in ITIL v3 Foundation, itSMF USA in 2010. Ms. Dhayalan was accoladed as the ‘Change Agent’ Award from the DC Medicaid organization in 2012 within 5 months of joining as the Director of Information Systems. She actively participated in Project Management Institute (PMI) – Washington DC Chapter and co-chaired the Awards Committee Chair for PMI, Washington DC Chapter for Project Manager of the Year Awards Committee & Committee Member for International Project Management Day in Nov 2008 & 2009. Her efforts led her to be honored as the ‘Volunteer of the Month’ by PMI, Washington DC Chapter in November 2008.