Leadership






Sunita founded the business in 1987, as a mail order house for PC's and a hardware systems testing laboratory. The company was named Sai Systems Lab. In 1993 Sunita helped transition the business to Sai Systems International Inc. with increased business focus on technology consulting services practice.

She is currently responsible for overseeing the finance and operational functions of the organization. Her responsibilities include the management of A/P, A/R, P&L, as well as business planning.

Sunita holds a B.A., Political Science & Economics from Pune University.



Dr. Ramesh Wadhwani is the Co-Founder/President/CEO of Sai Systems International, Inc. (Sai), a Shelton, CT headquartered, rapidly growing IT consulting, software and systems engineering company that specializes in cost effective delivery of information technology products and services. During its 23 years of service, Sai has been fortunate to win several awards. The most recent ones include UHY-CT Top40 Tech, Fast50 Growing Asian American Business by USPAACC-EF, GNEMSDC Supplier of the Year, and Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company.

Under his leadership Sai has grown to 300+ employees, with international operations in 6 countries. Sai focuses on the Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Government verticals with most customer relationship’s dating back over 10 years. Solutions include:

  • IT Outsourcing: Application Maintenance Services, Application Development, ERP Integration and Support, and Software Quality Assurance and Control
  • Business Process Outsourcing: Revenue Cycle Management, and RPO
  • IT Service Desk: Help Desk Services, and Network Support Management
  • Staff Augmentation(IT)
  • Systems Integration/ Value Add Reseller

Dr. Wadhwani has over 35 years of experience in software architecture, application design and development, ranging from Medical Diagnostic Systems, Telecommunications, and Process Controls to Financial and Brokerage Systems. He received his Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) in Electrical/Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St Louis and a Masters of Science in Electronics from the Indian Institute of Science. He is a frequent speaker and panel member at conferences around the world.

Dr. Wadhwani is a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist focusing on rapid and sustainable growth while maintaining a company culture that is deeply committed to customer success, team enrichment, and community development. His passion lies in philanthropic causes worldwide. He instills these values of helping the society, with a deep rooted philosophy of “Love All, Serve All” into his business, employees and his personal life.



Manoj heads Operations, Sales, and Delivery organization for Sai Systems International, Inc and has over 20 years of experience in the Health and Technology Industries. He has been instrumental for Sai Systems delivery team organization growth both locally within United States as well as in Bucharest in Romania and at Pune and Chennai in India. He has successfully led the organization through several acquisitions and their subsequent integration within the Sai Systems.

Manoj brings forth a strong delivery and application development and business consulting expertise to our clients and has worked with a diverse portfolio of industry verticals.

He also serves as the President of Caris Health, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sai Systems. Caris Health is a healthcare focused organization that specializes in delivery of Chronic Care Management and Care Coordination Services, Revenue Cycle Management, and Clinical and Financial Analytics. Manoj’s focus for Caris Health is overseeing Operations, Technology Direction and Executive Customer Relationship Management and overall P&L for this organization. He plays an active role in providing management consulting expertise to Caris Heath’s clients including Providers, ACOs and Payers.

Before joining the Sai Systems family, Mr. Wadhwani worked for Sapient Corporation as a Project Manager. Prior to that Mr. Wadhwani worked with Goldman Sachs in an IT capacity that included systems support and development for the firm. Mr. Wadhwani has also consulted independently with Capital One for their Global IT Training Management and Operations.

Mr. Wadhwani is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, one of the top 25 engineering universities in the United States. He was awarded his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with honors along with a minor in Management and also attended the Kellogg School of Business for Executive Education Program and certification.



Deepak “Don” Shownkeen is the General Manager of Sai Systems. His primary responsibility is overseeing the Hardware Division, including fulfillment of Government Contracts. He has been with the organization since 1987.

Prior to joining Sai Systems, he was the Cost Controller for Ramada International, Inc. in the Middle East.

Don holds a First Year Commerce with a Major in Accounting from the University of Bombay and Hotel and Management Training with Ramada International, Inc.



Venkata Kota holds the position of Director of Technology Services for Sai Systems. He has a rich and wide ranging expertise on the latest technologies across a variety of different domains. He has been Sai Systems since 1999. Mr. Kota has over 25 years of experience in Designing, Developing, Integration and Implementing Enterprise Architectures and Information Systems. He is certified on AMA Business Conversation skills, HIPPA, Lotus Notes and Microsoft.

Prior to joining Sai Systems he was the Lotus Notes / Domino Consultant at IBM Global Services and held various technical positions at EBI, Vertex, BCA, Miracle, Peers, MicroCare and AANM.

Mr. Kota holds a BS in Computer Science from BITS, India and a Diploma in Engineering and Electronics & Communication from MAPC.



Mr. Kalyan Rao Bapatla is the Delivery Manager for the Offshore Operation located in Pune, India. He has managed and delivered projects in multiple domains ranging from government, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing and many others.

Kalyan has a degree in Computer Science and has been with Sai Systems for more than 17 years. He joined Sai Systems as a Software Programmer and has over the years progressed towards a leadership role. Kalyan’s strong business acumen, foresight and zest towards exceeding customer expectations has led him to be promoted quickly to overseeing offshore operations in the role of Delivery Manager for all of India Operations.



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