2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Ram Mattapalli

Name: Ram Mattapalli
Title: CEO
Agency/Company: Zolon Tech

Truly global tech support. Zolon Tech, which Mattapalli founded, is instrumental to IT operations at the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security. Supporting the bureau’s Office of the CTO, Mattapalli’s firm maintains and secures critical programs, such as the Tactical High-Threat Operational Response system, which collects and tracks biometric data to screen local employees on behalf of embassies and consulates to prevent harmful individuals from gaining access with fraudulent documentation. He also seeks to strengthen the federal IT community by mentoring and investing in new startups and is an active supporter of charities that serve the diplomatic security community.

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