Jeff Schneider, Chief Executive Officer
Jeff founded MomentumSI in 1997 and serves as its CEO and Chairman. As CEO, Jeff aligns the strategic goals of the company with those of the customers. As a hands-on CEO, he spends significant time working directly with client programs and keeps a close eye on disruptive technologies and paradigms. Jeff started his career at 3M working on supply chain and manufacturing systems. In 1996, he wrote the first book on Enterprise Java and continues to write for leading technology publications and is a frequent speaker related to emerging technologies. His concepts of service networks, enterprise vocabularies and the “service oriented enterprise” serve as a blueprint for companies to upgrade not only their enterprise architecture, but also their people and processes.
Tom Hite, Vice President, Client Solutions
Tom brings 20 years of executive and technology experience in early-stage and publicly traded companies. As chief technical officer and co-founder of Metallect, Tom was driven by his passion for commercial-ready, cutting-edge technology to meet the needs brought about by the confluence of service-oriented architectures, semantic integration, and the acceleration of business information flow. Prior to co-founding Metallect, Tom was chief technical officer of AMX Corporation, the global leader in control automation systems. At AMX, Tom led the vision and development of a sophisticated hardware and software platform for home and business automation. Tom was also CEO of Phast, AMX’s wholly owned subsidiary and worldwide leader of residential integration network/control systems, and General Manager of AMX’s consumer broadband division. Prior to AMX, Tom was vice president of software development at AnswerSoft, Inc., a venture backed startup which was acquired by Concerto Software.
Alex Rosen, Principal
Alex leads MomentumSI’s east coast efforts, specializing in SOA, cloud computing, and DevOps solutions. In his more than a decade of IT consulting, Alex has provided architectural strategy and led implementation teams on projects for CNN, Time Warner, Bank One, Sprint, and others. Prior to focusing on EA, Alex developed significant subject matter expertise in content management and online commerce. In his role at MomentumSI Alex focuses on assisting customers with the practice of enterprise architecture, change management, specifically as it relates to SOA and cloud computing initiatives. Alex and his team provide transformation services including cloud computing, EA and SOA program strategy and governance, infrastructure selection and implementation, service architecture and construction, and role-specific education and mentoring. Alex holds a B.S. from MIT.
Kevin Sullivan, Principal
Kevin leads MomentumSI’s central region efforts with a focus in supporting MomentumSI’s clients around their application modernization, continuous integration and deployment automation, and cloud computing needs. With over two decades in software development consulting, Kevin has provided development, project management, and architectural support to clients such as 3M, AMD, American Airlines, Dell, Exxon Mobile, Texas Mutual, and others. Prior to his current role, Kevin held positions within MomentumSI executing and managing delivery and operation efforts for client engagements around MomentumSI’s Application Development, SOA, and Cloud Computing offerings. Kevin is passionate about working with clients to support strategic initiatives centered around transformation and change management, technology enablement, IT strategy, and implementation services. Kevin holds a BA from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.
Kshitij Kumar, Principal
Kshitij leads MomentumSI’s western region efforts and is based in the Bay area. As a principal, he works with clients to align their business and technology goals with the services provided by MomentumSI. His background is in solution development and product management. Most recently, Kshitij has focused on Big Data-on-cloud, helping companies to analyze large information sets for better decision making. Kshitij holds a masters in computer science from the University of Victoria.
Vamsi Mohun, Director of Strategic Alliances
Vamsi Mohun is the Director of Strategic Alliances. He has over 15 years of experience in business development, product management and software development in the Internet, Enterprise, Social and Mobile arenas. He founded and ran Entreave, a Social Recruitment portal prior to re-joining MomentumSI. Previously, he made significant contributions to major technology initiatives at SAP, 3M, Harcourt Assessment, SABRE, Pointserve and JP Mobile. He is the co-author of Wiley’s Mastering Enterprise SOA that was published in October 2006. Vamsi has an MS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Tom Brown, Director of Operations
Tom Brown runs the Operations and ensures the efficient running of the behind- the-scenes activities. Classically trained in Economics at the University of Illinois, Tom spent more than a decade in the Health Care Industry. He comes to MomentumSI with experience as a multiple business owner and an efficiency expert. Tom coordinates relationships between, and the output of, Recruiting, HR, Sales, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, IT, Legal, Office Management and Business Development.
Cathleen Sweeten, GM Staffing – Indigo Solutions
Cathleen runs MomentumSI’s contract staffing & permanent placement subsidiary, Indigo Solutions. Her team delivers top technical talent to ISV’s, SMB’s and Enterprise organizations. Cathleen holds a BA from University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.