President, U.S. Federal Information Technology
Raj Parameswaran has been leading MAXIMUS Federal’s technology strategies and solutions since joining the team in May of 2015. In this role, he oversees the strategic alignment and application of leading technology platforms to deliver business outcomes. As the President of MAXIMUS Federal Information Technology, Mr. Parameswaran also assumes responsibility for the management and delivery of the entire federal information technology solutions and services portfolio, as well as serving as MAXIMUS Federal’s technology innovation leader for the federal market.
Prior to joining MAXIMUS, Raj was the CEO of Optimos, where he was responsible for the overall growth strategy and operations management that included business development, program execution, financial management, and customer relationships. In this capacity, he also helped establish and drive processes that the company incorporated into its successful customer engagements. During his 18-year tenure, Mr. Parameswaran played a pivotal role in the company’s evolution to a premier enterprise solutions provider for the federal government, while achieving growth of over 200% in a 5-year period.
Mr. Parameswaran has extensive experience with architecture and delivery of enterprise solutions and has successfully led agency-wide transformation and modernization initiatives. His collaborative engagement style with customer programs has succeeded in ensuring high-quality delivery to the largest contracts in the Company’s portfolio, including clients like the Department of Treasury, National Archives and Records Administration, National Labor Relations Board, National Science Foundation, Library of Congress, Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.
Mr. Parameswaran has a bachelor's degree in electronics and a M.S. degree in information systems.