Our Team
We are a team of driven individuals who are passionate about government and believe that it is our obligation to build a society that allows future generations to thrive. We firmly believe that we have the power to shape the future through our deliberate actions today.

Leadership Team

Karthik Agarwal

Karthik Agarwal

CEO
Krishna Gobburu

Krishna Gobburu

DELIVERY HEAD
Chandramouli Kandukuri

Chandramouli Kandukuri

CTO
Karthik Agarwal

Santhosh Lakshmanan Vellaiyappan

HEAD OF MARKETING
Krishna Gobburu

Chris Wiggins

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT
IMPLEMENTATIONS
Chandramouli Kandukuri

Jim Acton

DIRECTOR OF LICENSING &
REGULATORY AFFAIRS
Karthik Agarwal

Antonio Jones

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ANALYST
Krishna Gobburu

Andrew Brady

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Our Team Members

Karthik Agarwal

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

As our CEO, Karthik’s focus is on leveraging technology to solve complex problems in the public sector. His engineering background and experience across a wide gamut of technology domains equip him to tackle these challenges. He builds deep, genuine relationships with customers by deeply understanding their goals, vision, impediments and working with them to realize those goals. As a servant leader, he prioritizes building a motivated team, emphasizing its role in business success and societal impact. His expertise spans technology strategy, customer relations, and business problem-solving.

Chandramouli Kandukuri

Board Chairman

Chandramouli is a Master of Technology with over a decade of experience delivering complex technology projects to customers. His technical prowess, insatiable hunger for perfection, a keen eye for detail as well as a strong grasp of the latest technological advancements keep Gov2Biz on the leading edge of technology. As the CTO, Chandramouli spearheads our technological vision. Prior to this role, he held roles at the Office Consumer Credit Commissioner, Govt. Of Texas, and Invensys, showcasing his impactful contributions to the GovTech landscape.

Chris Wiggins

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (CAO)

Bringing over three decades of financial analysis expertise, Chris Wiggins assumes the pivotal role of Chief Administrative Officer at Gov2Biz. His extensive background in corporate accounting management and business optimization serves as the bedrock for steering administrative strategies within the organization. Chris brings a wealth of experience from leading accounting functions across various leading firms. Chris earned his business and finance degree from Valparaiso University and holds PMP certification.

Santhosh Lakshmanan Vellaiyappan

CMO

Santhosh, a seasoned marketer spearheads Gov2Biz's marketing strategies. He's propelled the company's outreach, ensuring our solutions resonate with our clients. His expertise in diverse B2B, B2C, and B2G approaches has driven demand-focused campaigns, amplifying client understanding of our innovative solutions. With a Master's in Technological Entrepreneurship from Northeastern University and a Bachelor's in Electronics and Communication Engineering, his efforts aim to enhance customer engagement and satisfaction.

Suresh Akula

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT DELIVERY

With more than two decades of experience in IT, Suresh Akula, the Director of Client Delivery brings a rich, multifaceted perspective. His versatile expertise spans spearheading intricate digital transformation and modernization initiatives across diverse governmental landscapes like Texas, New Mexico, and Kentucky. Suresh is pivotal in delivering transformative solutions that leave a lasting impact on our clients' success. By closely collaborating with clients, he ensures our solutions align perfectly with their unique objectives, challenges, and opportunities, driving success.

Krishna Gobburu

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLOUD OPS

Krishna, a seasoned IT veteran with over 25 years in the industry. His forte lies in steering end-to-end project delivery, showcasing unparalleled expertise from meticulous planning through to flawless implementation. With 15 years at Dell Inc., he's navigated complex government collaborations including projects at Federal and State governments. He holds an M.S. in Engineering and specialized studies in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from the University of Texas Austin. Beyond work, he treasures family life in Austin with his wife and two daughters.

Jim Acton

DIRECTOR OF LICENSING & REGULATORY AFFAIRS

Jim Acton, a technology executive with 20+ years in the gaming industry, has held various leadership roles. As Gov2Biz's Principal, he consults on business development for lottery and gambling government agencies. He is also an Advisor at EQL Games, leading game studios and technology solutions for the lottery industry. Jim's prior experience includes industries like Gaming, Lottery, and investment firms. He holds a master's in communications from Boston University and a BA in Journalism from the University of Connecticut.

Todd Hobson

Regional Sales Director

Todd Hobson brings over two decades of executive leadership and management experience, specializing in catalyzing growth across diverse sectors like State and Local Government, Federal, and Education. His adeptness in developing government departments and leading sales teams extends from Fortune 500 companies to smaller entities in Telecom, IT, and System Integration. Todd's strategic prowess in aligning solutions with client needs and fostering strong partnerships has consistently elevated client outcomes and driven success.

Andrew Brady

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Andrew Brady, a seasoned technology expert, is vital to Gov2Biz's service excellence. His proficiency in cybersecurity, IT infrastructure, and cutting-edge solutions directly aids our public sector clients.. With a track record of driving impactful sales at organizations like IDI Law Enforcement/Government and securing major contracts, his customer-focused approach amplifies government sector customer success. He holds an Associate's Degree in Business Administration and Management from State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota.

Karthik Agarwal

CEO

A servant leader with a love for technology. Karthik excels in digesting complex business problems, and translating them into elegant technological solutions. His engineering background, first-hand experience transforming businesses, working with state and local governments, deep understanding of licensing and unrelenting passion are key to the success of Gov2Biz. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Krishna Gobburu

DELIVERY HEAD

A veteran of the IT industry, Krishna is a results-oriented executive with over 25 years of experience . He excels in end to end project delivery from planning to implementation. He honed his skills over 15 years at Dell Inc. and has worked with Federal and State governments. He holds a M.S degree in Engineering, Post Graduate from the University of Texas Austin on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He lives in Austin with his wife and 2 daughters.

Chandramouli Kandukuri

CTO 

Chandramouli is a Master of Technology with over a decade of experience delivering complex technology projects across customers. His technical prowess, insatiable hunger for perfection, keen eye for detail as well as a strong grasp of the latest technological advancements, keeps Gov2Biz on the leading edge of technology. He is the CTO at Gov2Biz and prior to this he was the Sr. Software Engineer at Office Consumer Credit Commissioner, Govt. Of Texas. Before that, he worked at Invensys as Sr. Software Engineer.

Santhosh Lakshmanan Vellaiyappan

HEAD OF MARKETING

Santhosh, a creative marketer with a proven record in public sector growth, has vast expertise in devising successful B2B, B2C, and B2G marketing strategies. As Gov2Biz’s Head of Marketing since October 2022, he previously held VP roles in Demand Generation and was a Fractional CMO at Stirista and MeRlin. Santhosh’s work includes Walton Marketing, Marvel Batteries, My Digital Marketing Team, and RheinBrücke IT Consulting. His innovative approach and captivating content yield outstanding customer experiences. He earned a Master’s in Technological Entrepreneurship from Northeastern University and a B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Anna University.

Chris Wiggins

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT IMPLEMENTATIONS

Chris, a financial analysis expert with 30+ years of experience, excels in managing accounting processes for large corporations and streamlining business operations. His robust background encompasses financial management, reporting, planning, analysis, and enhancing organizations’ financial health. Currently the Director of Client Communications at Gov2Biz, he previously led accounting at Touchstone Communities, Robert Half, CFS, New Millennium Logistics, Y&L Consulting, SolPower Millennium, and Syndee’s Corporation. Chris holds a degree in Business, Finance Accounting from Valparaiso University and is PMP certified by the PMI Project Management Institute.

Jim Acton

DIRECTOR OF LICENSING & REGULATORY AFFAIRS

Jim Acton, a technology executive with 20+ years in the gaming industry, has held various leadership roles. As Gov2Biz’s Principal, he consults on business development for lottery and gambling content and service providers. He is also an Advisor at Giv2Biz and EQL Games, leading game studios and technology solutions for the lottery industry. Jim’s prior experience includes Scientific Games, Hasbro, Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, and Fidelity Investments. He holds a Master’s in Communications from Boston University and a BA in Journalism from the University of Connecticut.

Antonio Jones

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ANALYST

Antonio, a proficient project manager with 17+ years of experience, has managed municipal projects for the U.S. Government (Air Force & Army Civilian Service). A customer-centric leader, he excels in operations, strategic planning, communications, staff integration, and administrative services. His expertise in handling complex government projects and timelines ensures Gov2Biz’s success. Antonio has previously worked with organizations like Y&L Consulting, Infotree Global Solutions, J-S3 Management Solutions, and US Army Installation Management Command. He holds an MA in International Relations from Troy University and a BS in Management & English from the University of Maryland.

Andrew Brady

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Andrew Brady, a technology expert with 9+ years in cybersecurity and IT infrastructure, excels in cloud-based infrastructure, data fusion, and AI/ML-powered entity resolution. Skilled in SaaS integration and customer service, he exceeds public sector client expectations. As Gov2Biz’s Senior Account Executive, he develops and implements a licensing application on AWS. Previously, he led IDI’s National Law Enforcement & Government Sales Team, expanded idiCORE Investigative product, closed major contracts, and held roles at Cortera, Centerfield Media, and Comcast. Andrew has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and Management from State College of Florida- Manatee-Sarasota.