Chetan Desai

Senior Vice President 

NextGen Federal Systems


Chetan Desai serves as NextGen Federal Systems’ Senior Vice President. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Masters degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.  During his career, he has served in various technical and management roles including Lead Developer, Program Manager, Chief Scientist, Division Manager, and General Manager.  Mr. Desai has experience with Department of Defense’s Command and Control (C2) and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) programs, architecture, and standards.  Mr. Desai has lead multiple Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program evolutions from innovation, technology development, technology transition, through commercialization.  He has provided solutions to US Air Force, Army, Navy, STRATCOM, DOE, DOT, and NGA; Supported Defense, Intelligence Community, Federal Government, and private sector customers