Crofton, MD – October 16, 2019 – XentIT, a cybersecurity and secure cloud services company, announced today the appointment of Roopangi Kadakia to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Roopangi brings decades of leadership experience to the XentIT executive team. As SVP and CTO, Roopangi will help lead company’s growth efforts, and assist in the development of services and solutions portfolio of the company. “Roopangi joins XentIT with a wealth of executive experience from both the commercial and federal sectors,” said Tariq Alvi, XentIT’s founder and CEO. “We are thrilled to have a person of her knowledge and repute on our team to help expand our services capabilities and broaden our customer base.”
Prior to joining XentIT, Roopangi worked as Senior Director, Cyber Risk Management at Capital One, CISO and Chief Cloud Strategist for US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as Deputy Assistant Secretary, Web Services Executive at NASA, and CISO of DHS Science and Technology Directorate. At NASA from 2011 to 2016, she lead the IT modernization efforts through the largest cloud migration program in the federal government space at the time, before joining the VA to help them develop their secure cloud implementation, development, and operations, where she lead a team of 600 security professionals and a budget of $400M supporting an IT budget of $4.2B and over 8,000 IT employees supporting over 9 million veterans. In her most recent role at CapitalOne, Roopangi provided expertise in the design and implementation of Cyber Capability Maturity Model; secure cloud migration and operation practices; and effective oversight through continuously monitoring.
“XentIT’s innovative and transformative practices is helping fuel its growth in cloud and cybersecurity services,” said Kadakia. “It is a tremendous pleasure to join Tariq and the XentIT team. I am excited to help drive XentIT’s success.”
Founded in 2006, XentIT is an Information Technology firm specializing in Cybersecurity & Compliance, Secure Cloud and DevSecOps, and Technology Reseller & Integration Services. We function as a virtual and seamless extension of our client’s service and delivery organization providing high-value, high-performance, and high-quality business information solutions. We understand the complexities of our client’s business model and deliver solutions that fit their needs. For more information, please visit www.xentit.com.