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Sid Ghatak Joins 1Rivet as Managing Director of Data and Analytics

RESTON, VA, February 7, 2018 – 1Rivet, a Northern Virginia consulting firm specializing in strategic information technology consulting, outsourced services and talent acquisition, named Sid Ghatak Managing Director of Data and Analytics.

Ghatak is known for producing creative and elegant solutions that harness the power of innovative technologies, including predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

“Joining 1Rivet was a meeting of the minds with people who look at problems from a business perspective first to truly understand clients’ pain points and opportunities, and then craft solutions that are equal parts people, process, data and technology,” Ghatak said.

During his two decades as a consultant, Ghatak has resolved profound data analytics challenges for Fortune 500 companies including Thomson Reuters, Time Warner, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Merck & Co. Inc. and Northrop Grumman.

“Sid’s leadership will accelerate our data analytics offerings,” said 1Rivet CEO Eric Middleton. “He’s an expert at identifying the optimal time to implement innovative technologies to create competitive advantages.”

He’ll lead a team of proven delivery professionals focused on building trusted advisor relationships with clients, particularly those in financial services, banking, utilities and telecommunications.

Along with 1Rivet CTO Krishna Nair, Ghatak will be responsible for collaborating with technology partners and conducting training and testing in 1Rivet’s 1Lab, which creates cost-effective, inventive, pre-built frameworks and accelerators, maintains the company’s code library and conducts research and development activities.

Ghatak is a purely self-taught technologist with an ability to both advise clients on actionable data strategy roadmaps and then drive purpose-built solutions. His background in economics, finance and strategy enables him to understand his clients’ problems on a fundamental level. Whether a client’s goal is expanding into new markets, addressing financial management concerns or executing a strategic acquisition, Ghatak takes the time to understand all implications, then crafts a holistic solution that positions the client for long-term success.

Looking ahead, Ghatak sees opportunity in the democratization of data and analytics. “Data will only increase in volume, complexity, type and velocity. Our clients have the opportunity to harness this growing asset and transform it into entirely new products, businesses, processes and capabilities,” said Ghatak. “Our role as strategic advisors is to help our clients understand the potential implications of this transformation and to position themselves to take advantage of it for sustainable, long-term growth.”

About 1Rivet

1Rivet is a top-ranked, award-winning IT consulting firm known for its unique, cost-effective IT tools and tactics that resolve global public- and private-sector business challenges. 1Rivet provides thought leadership, innovation and tactical delivery in IT M&A, Cloud and Application custom strategy development and deployment, advanced analytics, AI and data visualization.

Working from offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Toronto and Valsad, India, the company’s three core divisions offer:

Strategic Consulting

IT mergers, acquisitions and integrations; cloud-based innovations including machine learning, AI and IOT; application design and implementation; data visualization and analytics; delivery management and customer experience.

Talent Acquisition

Supporting our customer base ecosystem with strategic hires, contract-to-hires and scalable workforce solutions.

Strategic Outsourcing

Development and testing, project management, customer service, IT help desk, mail room, shipping and receiving, executive administrative support, reception, concierge, hospitality supply services, facilities, managed ED print services, imaging and records management, audio visual and conference room management.

1Lab

To ensure its clients have access to the latest technology innovations and methodologies, 1Rivet creates cost-effective, inventive, pre-built frameworks and accelerators in its Valsad, India-based 1Lab.

1Lab’s research and development activities include proof of concepts for new technologies and crafting frameworks to ensure faster project deliveries, improve code quality and implement standardization, as well as research to introduce new tools and processes into 1Rivet’s DevOps toolchain.

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