Leadership Team


Madhava Reddy

President and Chief
Executive Officer

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George Surdu

Chief Strategy Officer


Gunasekaran Nadar

Chief Financial Officer

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Vicki Hickman

Senior Vice President,
Regional Sales

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Nidhi Khanna

Vice President - Delivery,
Ciber India

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Chary Mudumby

Chief Technology
Officer, Ciber India

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Vikas Bhutada

Executive Vice
President, Sales

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Sally Besonen

Vice President,
Global Talent Capital Management Group

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Venu Vaishya

Executive Vice
President, Operations

Madhava Reddy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Madhava Reddy is the President, and Chief Executive Officer of Ciber Global. HTC acquired significant assets of the North American and India operations of Ciber Inc. in June 2017 to expand the customer base and geographical presence of HTC Global Services.

Over the past 30 years, he has grown HTC to a global provider of information technology solutions, recording significant growth in revenue and market share with thousands of employees around the globe. He ascribes his phenomenal growth to consistent adherence to the core values of simplicity, honesty, and humility based on the principle of truth. He is a 2010 Corp! Magazine award recipient and was also named the CII-ICICI Venture Connect 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year.

Mr. Reddy looks forward to the growth of the HTC Global Services family of companies, including CareTech Solutions acquired in December of 2014 and Ciber Global, as a part of HTC’s 2020 Vision strategy.

Mr. Reddy is a CPA and holds an M.S.P.A. and a B.B.A. in Information Systems from Walsh College of Business and Accounting in Troy, Michigan. 

George Surdu

Chief Strategy Officer

George Surdu, with more than 43 years of IT leadership, spanning both the automotive and banking industries, is the Chief Strategy Officer for HTC Global Services, CareTech Solutions and Ciber Global. He leads the coordination and development of an integrated decision-making strategy for the business as well as the setting of technology-related products and service directions that will be the focus of HTC through 2020. George also provides insights for Marketing and Sales, Technology Research and Innovation Services, Technology Partnership Programs, and Industry Analyst Relationship Management.

Previously, as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Comerica Bank, George led all IT activities including software development and production support, infrastructure operations, IS security services, advanced technology research, technology engineering, IS business relationship management, and IT risk assurance. At Ford Motor Company, he held several executive positions across eight divisions, most notably as Director, Global Infrastructure Services.

George has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Eastern Michigan University; a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Eastern Michigan University, MBA coursework and numerous technical and leadership courses from specialized institutions.  

Vicki Hickman

Senior Vice President, Regional Sales

Vicki Hickman is the Senior Vice President of Regional Sales at Ciber Global.  She has more than 30 years’ experience in information technology global sales and strategic account management. Vicki is a twelve year veteran of Ciber growing and managing one of the largest and most profitable regions in North America. In her current role, she is responsible for Ciber’s North America Regional Sales.

She is responsible for leading Ciber’s business development including creating and executing business strategies, building life-long relationships and client satisfaction while being well-versed in Ciber services.  A strong desire to build trusting relationships while managing and delivering with integrity best define Vicki.  She has been described as having the innate ability to look at things from a strategic perspective and yet a willingness to roll up her sleeves to execute tactically. Vicki is a respected IT professional serving clients across all verticals.

Her background includes expertise in infrastructure services, ERP implementations, staff augmentation, managed services and IT solutions to meet business challenges.     

She is a member of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology and a sponsor for our corporate College Intern Hiring Program.

Nidhi Khanna

Vice President - Delivery, Ciber India

Nidhi Khanna is an Industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience in delivering profit-driven technology services and solutions, and building high performance teams. She joined Ciber in 2013 as the Emerging Technologies Practice Director, and since then has been instrumental in building technology practices, driving innovation and thought leadership in the organization. She incubated the concept of Startup practice for technologies such as mobility, artificial intelligence, internet of things and analytics, and developed it to a matured delivery state. As the Delivery Leader for CiberSites India, Nidhi is responsible for all offshore delivery for North America, Europe and India and also drives sales and business development for India.

Prior to joining Ciber, Nidhi has had fruitful tenures at Everett, Sapient and Oracle. She has worked with cross-cultural and distributed teams to deliver successful assignments globally and has incubated several Centers of Excellence, for building a strong consulting and knowledge base, and delivery excellence.

Chary Mudumby

Chief Technology Officer, Ciber India Leadership

Chary joined HTC Global Services in 1994, and is a veteran of the Information Technology industry with more than 38 years of experience. Prior to working with CiberSites India, Chary also served as HTC’s Executive Vice President overseeing Technology Management and Global Development Centers.

A proven management professional, Chary leads the company’s operations and efforts to keep pace with market and technology trends and support business units to open new avenues of growth. Chary has led multiple complex managed services engagements ranging from application development to business process outsourcing.

Chary earned an M.S. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India and is a Gold Medalist in MSc. Tech. in Physics and Electronics.   

Vikas Bhutada

Executive Vice President

Vikas Bhutada, Executive Vice President of HTC Global Services and responsible for Oracle and Technology Solutions Group of   Ciber, has more than 38 years of experience in the IT industry. He has played a key role in building and expanding   HTC’s business globally, over the past 25 years.

He started his career with Tata Engineering, India, as Systems Analyst. He later worked as General Manager with an IT products and solutions company in Bahrain for 11 years where he developed and expanded the company’s software products portfolio and business in the Arabian Gulf and Asia-Pacific regions.

His experience in the global IT industry covers a broad spectrum of activities such as, business and technology strategy, thought leadership, developing alliances and partnerships, managing sales and business development, contract negotiations, team building, product management, and recruitment. He has managed strategic business units across industry verticals and multiple geographies covering large size P&Ls; large global client engagements covering IT outsourcing and BPO deals; products development and marketing; Technology practices, and merger and acquisition deals.

Vikas also serves in an advisory capacity on the board of a young startup company. Vikas is also involved with multiple social, cultural, and business associations in the metro Detroit area.

Vikas has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.

Venu Vaishya

Executive Vice President, Operations

As Executive Vice President, Operations, Venu is responsible for the US Business Operations. In this role he supports business development across all verticals, Global Strategic Sourcing, Human Resources Management and Mergers & Acquisitions. In addition, Venu heads the human resource function for Ciber Global and CareTech Solutions which are wholly owned subsidiaries of HTC Global Services.  He joined HTC in December 2009.

Venu brings over 41 years of diverse business leadership experience in the IT Industry.  Prior to HTC, Venu was with Convansys / CSC and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). During his tenure at Covansys / CSC, he managed new business efforts, led the automotive business unit as the Head of Human Resources, played a vital role in the IPO and spearheaded the integration of several newly acquired companies. As Executive Vice President of Offshore Solutions, at Covansys/CSC, Venu played an integral role in driving growth, from overseeing contract negotiations, to executing a large contract for one of their top clients. In his 16 plus years at TCS, he performed in several different technical roles. He was the Regional Manager in their New York office, during last three years of his tenure with TCS.

Venu has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University and a Master’s degree in Aeronautics from the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Kanpur.

Sally Besonen

Vice President, Global Talent Capital Management Group

Sally is an accomplished Global Talent Acquisition and Staffing Executive. She is a veteran in the consulting services industry and brings a keen focus around organizational and operational efficiencies. She is a dynamic, results-oriented leader, with over 20 years of experience in driving best-in-class talent solutions for global organizations. Her broad experience in developing and managing high performing global recruitment and fulfillment teams has consistently delivered financial and operational results for organizations. Her expertise includes creating and implementing strategic change and process improvements at all levels. Sally possesses extensive experience in Recruitment Performance and Development, Strategic Staffing, ERP Solutions, Resource Management, Employment Branding, Merger and Acquisitions, and Executive Search. Her experience will help position Ciber for continued growth.

Over the years, her recruitment teams have been recognized for driving high-quality talent solutions and performance within our client base. Sally established herself as a high performer at Ciber winning the President’s Club Award in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010.

As VP of Global Talent Capital Management, Sally will report directly to Mr. Reddy and partner with all lines of business globally in driving talent and fulfillment solutions.

Gunasekaran Nadar

Chief Financial Officer

Gunasekaran has been with HTC Global Services for the past 18 years.  He has over 29 years of overall experience in managing Corporate Finance, Accounting, and Administration.

Prior to joining HTC, he was with Amul, Gujarat, India for about 11 years handling Corporate Finance, Audit, and Treasury functions.  He was instrumental in implementing the Branch Accounting, ERP, and Systems Audit for Amul by providing domain expertise and coordination to TCS, Amul’s technology partner during the nineties.

Gunasekaran is a Company Secretary and a Cost Accountant, holds an MBA from Annamalai University, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Madras University, and a Professional Diploma in Financial Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur.  He was one among the corporate executives selected to undergo TQM training in Japan during the nineties.  He has conducted various workshops and seminars on TQM and was a guest lecturer in the Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand and Gujarat, India for Costing and Taxation.