This program was conceived, designed, researched, planned, and implemented by Mr. Nitin Pradhan and his team of dedicated researchers. Nitin, a social entrepreneur, has 25+ years of experience in delivering results-focused innovation, transformation, and business as well as career expansion in organizations. Nitin has led major organizations, created partnerships with world-class universities, worked for top tier school district, and coached and trained hundreds of students and interns for a successful career. Career Trajectory is not a business for Nitin, it is his passion for the future of our country and the world at large! Come, join Nitin to make this world a better place for all our children!
Nitin is currently the CEO of Launch Dream and the Managing Partner of GOVonomy. Launch Dream is a business and career growth accelerator for the US and international organizations. GOVonomy is an "Innovation as a Service" for government and government contractors. He recently co-founded a social enterprise initiative called ScaleUP USA an industry powered microlearning program for business and career development. Nitin is also on the external advisory board of Accenture; a mentor at Mach 37, the premium cybersecurity accelerator in Washington DC, USA as well as Z Nation Labs, an accelerator in Mumbai, India.
FIRST TERM OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CAREER:
Nitin was a first-term Obama administration appointee and the award-winning, nationally recognized federal CIO for the US Department of Transportation (US DOT) where he provided IT leadership, vision, strategy, policy, and oversight for US DOT’s more than $3.5 billion annual IT investment portfolio and for over 3,000 IT employees, 10,000 contractors and over 200 major transportation systems -- the 6th largest in the federal government.
PRE-OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CAREER:
Earlier, Nitin was the IT Executive at Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the 10th largest school district in the USA. Nitin has also been the Managing Director of the prestigious Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), which is focused on the technology-based economic development and the CEO of a wireless startup, TechContinuum.
Nitin is a keynote speaker, board member, and an author at major business-technology organizations and publications.
EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE:
Nitin's key areas of expertise are in business leadership, business strategy, business growth, market development, sales development, business development, business collaborations, emerging technologies, innovation, transformation, startups, venture capital, change management, and US federal government. Nitin also enjoys coaching US and international students on how to succeed in the USA.
Nitin has a BS in engineering, MBA in marketing, and MS in accounting.