Wael Ali

President & CEO of Spin Systems

Wael Ali is the President and CEO of Spin Systems, Inc., where he leverages his business expertise, professional skills and extensive experience to provide executive oversight and strategic direction.

With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, Wael has a unique ability to bridge business goals with technology enablers to produce value-based solutions.

In addition to his role as President and CEO, Wael has direct leadership responsibilities for Spin Systems’ bio-medical and surveillance applications delivery for the Department of Defense. Wael’s technical expertise ranges from software development, system architecture and design, data modeling, database administration, system integration, project management, and technical team lead. Prior to founding Spin Systems Inc., Wael worked as a consultant to Textron Financials, where he led a team of developers tasked with designing, building and maintaining complex financial and leasing systems. Wael also served as a senior developer at the AT&T Capital Corporation, an application developer at NYNEX, and a program analyst at both the Newark Group, Inc. and Citicorp, Inc.   

Wael promotes innovative product development utilizing open source technologies to produce the best breed of cost effective solutions, and was recently a recipient of the 2013 Red Hat Innovation Award for Best Middleware Implementation. Wael holds a B.S. degree in Computer Systems Management from Schiller University in London, England.

Shourya Ray

Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, Shourya’s focus is on aligning and scaling technology and business operations with organizational strategy. He also oversees sales and business development, commercial cloud product development, financial, legal and regulatory affairs, human resources, marketing, security policy, and communications.

Prior to founding SpinSys in 1998, Shourya was a senior product manager responsible for all aspects of leading a development team in developing an electronic mortgage lending solution for the primary and secondary mortgage markets.  Before that, Shourya served as product development manager for Integic (now Northrup Grumman), where he was a core member of a development team responsible for architecting and building an invoice processing and imaging workflow systems for high volume Fortune 500 clients.

Shourya has two decades of software product and development experience, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 

Chakib Jaber

Chief Technology Officer

As the Chief Technology Officer, Chakib manages all of SpinSys’ development teams by ensuring their full integration into the company’s organization, as well as directing software product strategy, software development and product deployment. A founding member and part of the executive team, Chakib is a key decision maker in the management, architecture and development of numerous client/server applications, as well as web-based applications, including medical data records management, trading, accounting and mortgage systems.

Prior to his position as Vice President of SpinSys, Chakib served as a Senior Technical Lead and full time consultant to the company. Chakib also worked as a Senior Project Manager at Freddie Mac whose role was to provide technical support and system development to the trading floor.  Other experiences that precede his involvement with SpinSys include consultant work for IBM and Intelligroup, serving as a Senior Program Analyst at Reuters America, Senior Software Developer at DataCode, and Senior Software Engineer at Satellite Transmission Systems and US Electronics.

Chakib holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from George Mason University, and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York. With over 20 years’ experience in enterprise software design and architecture and development, Chakib is also a subject matter expert in the development of financial, legal and medical software systems.  

Jamie Dahlum

Chief Program Officer

As Chief Program Officer at SpinSys, Jamie oversees all aspects of the Department of Navy (DON) programs, from program level to relationship management, to ensure successful delivery to our DON clients. Jamie manages several DON programs ranging from sustainment and operations to development and modernization.

Prior to his position as Chief Program Officer, Jamie served as the Information Technology Director for SpinSys where he provided oversight and made critical decisions regarding key technological advancements within the company.  In addition, his expertise in the area of cyber security proved to be key in his success as lead information assurance (IA) engineer on the Department of Defense (DOD) programs within the Spin Systems portfolio.  Other experience preceding his involvement with SpinSys includes roles as program manager, project manager, and technical lead for mission critical programs within DOD.

Jamie provides over 20 years of technical and managerial experience in information technology with a focus on DOD programs within the DON and Air Force.

Jeremey Sansom

Director of Corporate IT and Security

As the Director of Corporate IT and Security, Jeremey oversees all aspects of corporate IT systems and CyberSecurity programs at SpinSys.  Jeremey is managing all corporate technology operations and evaluating them according to established goals.  In addition to understanding and meeting Information Technology needs for SpinSys’s DC and Charleston SC offices, he is also responsible for supporting SpinSys cloud infrastructure.   He develops and establishes IT policies and systems to meet technology needs while leading CyberSecurity initiatives.  Jeremey is also responsible for leading SpinSys CMMC and NIST 800 171 compliance programs.

Jeremey brings 17 years’ experience as an IT professional working across a wide variety of technology platforms.  Jeremey also spent 7 years as a Payment Card Industry certified Internal Security Assessor.

Jennifer Barks

Director of Human Resources

As the Director of Human Resources, Jennifer oversees all key areas of Human Capital for the organization to include Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Organizational Development, Workplace Relations, and People Analytics. She does this through a proven track record of innovation, collaboration, servant leadership, and business partner mindset to develop strategies that meet the unique needs of all employee populations.

Prior to her role at SpinSys, Jennifer served in Human Resource Director and Business Partner capacities. Over her two plus decade long career, she has worked in organizations such as All Native Group, L3 Harris, L3 Technologies, and SAIC. She has had great success in elevating the function of Human Resources to a key strategic, business partner function in all size organizations and has done this with geographically dispersed teams ranging from four to twenty.

Jennifer holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She also has several certifications and credentials, two being the PHR and SHRM-CP. Additionally, she has done other advanced learning with Wharton School of Business and the Institute of Organization Development.

Michael Peterson

VP of Research and Innovation

As the VP of Research and Innovation, Mike oversees a team of developers, designers and researchers that deliver innovative, customer-focused solutions and products. His team is responsible for leading research, user experience, user interface, interaction design, and big data solutions. Mike works closely with the Chief Technology Officer, VP of Solutions Delivery and Chief Program Officer in support of leading innovations for the enterprise.

Mike studied Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and has multiple degrees and certificates from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Mike brings in the certifications and expertise in multi-cloud and cloud adjacent technologies.

Mike provides over 17 years of software engineering experience that includes multiple award-winning projects. He has also won several professional coding competitions.

Sharath Sadashivan

VP of Solutions Delivery

As the Vice President of Solutions Delivery, Sharath oversees the delivery of strategic, innovative and enterprise solutions to our customers. In this capacity, working closely with the executive management team, he leads client engagement, manages engineering teams and provides executive oversight on project execution and delivery.

Prior to this role, Sharath held senior technical positions in the healthcare and financial services domains.With over two decades of experience in planning, strategy, architecture and product management, he has demonstrated ability in delivering high-impact, transformational projects for commercial and federal sector customers. Sharath has strong interest in cloud platforms, information management, advanced analytics, and systems integration.

Sharath holds a MS in Engineering from University of Maryland at College Park and an MBA from Cornell University. He also holds professional certifications in solution architecture, data science and product management.