Janak Kalaria is a senior director at ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) and has over 15 years of progressive experience in software architecture, system integration and implementation. Mr. Kalaria has successfully served in strategic management and technical leadership roles involving multiple projects across leading organizations. In his current role, he leads ICF’s Analytics and Emerging Technologies practice. He is passionate about building high-performing customer facing teams focused on business and data analytics and emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT) and Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) for deep learning to deliver sustainable results. He bridges the gap between business and technology with strong business acumen and hands-on advanced analytical and NextGen Information Technology (IT) expertise. Mr. Kalaria’s expertise includes effectively leveraging emerging technologies to create innovative solutions to empower clients solve their most complex challenges with a global impact. He has architected and developed numerous data-driven innovative platforms for a number of U.S. federal agencies and European Commission as well as Fortune 500 commercial organizations. These cutting-edge solutions have helped ICF’s clients improve energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, prevent fraud, waste and abuse with various government programs and services, and improve access to health care in emerging markets.