Dr. Rajan Natarajan, a tech-entrepreneur and public servant, is the Founder & CEO of Global Alliant, which is a CMMI level 3, ISO:9001, and ISO:270001 certified IT firm. Before starting Global Alliant, he served as the Deputy Secretary of State in Maryland. He has more than 30 years of combined experience in Information Technology, healthcare IT, bioinformatics, clinical applications, emerging technologies, software applications, improving business process automation, digital transformation and achieving enterprise operational efficiencies. As a quality driven executive, he ensures every customer’s mission critical requirement is met along with the added benefits of performance efficiency, reliability, and accuracy. Due to his depth of industry experience in life sciences R&D, business applications, and healthcare IT, his company has been able to successfully deliver several enterprise-wide healthcare projects and technology applications to state and federal agencies. “Deliver IT Right” is not just his motto but his passion.
Rajan serves on the Maryland Governor’s Cybersecurity Advisory Council and University of Maryland Board of Visitors. His public service has been mainly focused on building public/private sector partnerships and IT industry leadership to enhance intergovernmental functions, operations, and citizen-centric services. He has won numerous honors and awards including the National Science Foundation’s Small-Business Innovation Research Award, Maryland Leadership Award and Emerging Technology Entrepreneur of the Year Award. As a proven business & technology leader with both government and private sector senior executive experience, Rajan constantly focuses on developing and delivering high quality, scalable, and secured healthcare systems. In addition to his Ph.D. in Biotechnology, he holds two Master’s Degrees in Biosciences from the University of Madras, India, and an MBA from Michigan State University, owns one US patent, and has authored 50 research publications.