Mr. Dheeraj Kulshrestha is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Flairsoft, a global information technology firm. Mr. Kulshrestha founded Flairsoft in 2001 and grew it to a strong and innovative technology solutions company serving Air Force, DoD, State of Ohio, State of Oregon and fortune 500 companies. Flairsoft has grown 20%+ in the past 3 years. His thought leadership got the Flairsoft team a unique recognition that is Topcat award for innovation from Tech Columbus community. Flairsoft today employs over 85 professional across multiple states within US.
Mr. Kulshrestha has more than 28 years of successful hands-on technical and management experience in design and delivery of large-scale software solutions in multiple domains including state government, financial services and education. He was successfully able to lead Flairsoft into doing work with US Air Force and establish a strong reputation of a technology savvy company back in 2006.
As an effective technology leader, he has delivered innovative technology solutions based on cloud computing, GIS, Service Oriented Architecture, e-Business, business intelligence and product development. He has served in a number of senior management roles involving strategic systems design, data architectures and advanced systems security management. He is an analytical thinker with the imagination and leadership skills to identify the idea that will best serve an agency’s bottom line. Mr. Kulshrestha inspires team members with his collaborative management style that promotes team involvement in strategic planning and open communication.
Mr. Kulshrestha has experience in delivering effective IT solutions for a variety of industries, including public utilities, government and financial services. Prior to founding Flairsoft, he served in a number of senior management roles. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s of Science in Computer Science from Texas A&M University. He also completed coursework towards PhD.
Carolyn Destefani serves as the Director of Federal Programs. She works out of the Flairsoft Dayton, Ohio satellite office to conveniently collaborate in person with Federal, Air Force, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base market partners. Ms. Destefani is working to strengthen Flairsoft’s Federal involvement, specifically targeting Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), OASIS, STARS III, SBEAS, and potential future CIO-SP4 opportunities.
Ms. Destefani has more than 20 years of proven professional success. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree from The Ohio State University, has completed the Syracuse University, Institute for Veterans & Military Families (IVMF) Project Management Professional (PMP) Course, and is a recent graduate of the prestigious JoAnn Davidson Leadership Institute. As an Air Force Officer, Ms. Destefani operated the Classified Top-Secret Contingency Operation/Mobility Planning and Execution System (COMPES) computer system to deploy manpower resources, employed leading-edge management technology to increase mission effectiveness and decrease resource costs for Air Force organizations, and Directed reengineering efforts utilizing Integrated Definition (IDEF) methodology, benchmarking, simulation, facilitation, and modeling techniques. Ms. Destefani’s previous post-military Federal Contractor positions include serving as an Operations Manager, Technical Writer, Agile SCRUM Master, and an Executive Director of Business Development. Currently, Ms. Destefani is an Elected Official serving as a Trustee for Sugarcreek Township supporting over 9,500+ residents, with an $11M+ budget, overseeing Administration, Police, Fire, Road, Service, and Zoning operations. Additionally, Ms. Destefani currently serves in Leadership Positions for many Professional Boards and Organizations.
Janice Adams is the Business Manager for Flairsoft Federal. In this capacity, she is responsible for account management and contracting functions for the federal division.
Janice is a native of Fairborn, Ohio where her father, a WWII Veteran, served as an attorney in the Judge Advocate General’s office at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. These deep military roots shaped her admiration for the mission and traditions of the US military branches and a desire to aid that mission. Prior to joining Flairsoft, Janice was a paralegal for a law firm in Charlotte, NC where she worked with a diverse base of business and individual clientele. She is adept at forming strong business relationships to facilitate successful partnering, and bringing insight from both a legal and business perspective. Throughout her career she has handled client’s needs and worked toward delivering the best outcome for them.
Ms. Adams holds both a BA in English and a BA in Photography from The Ohio State University. In addition, she holds a paralegal certificate from UNC Charlotte.
Jon DeGenova is a seasoned IT Manager with 17 years of experience managing engineering teams and 8 years of experience managing software development projects. His role involves gaining a thorough understanding of a client’s needs, proposing a cost effective solution, and managing the software development lifecycle using waterfall or agile methodologies. He is best known for bridging the communication gap that typically exists between developers and non-technical business professionals.
Greg Horvath serves as the Chief Technology Officer. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science with a focus on workflow and enterprise transformation and innovation from The Ohio State University. He has over 12 years’ experience developing complex enterprise application in both local and cloud environments. He is Responsible for all technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals including product R&D, infrastructure and Dev Ops processes as well as RFI and RFP technical responses. One of his greatest passions is finding ways to provide simple and elegant solutions to problems through the application of technology.