Our Leadership Team

Raghu Chittimalla

CEO & Managing Partner

A seasoned IT executive with over two decades of technical and leadership experience. Raghu serves as Advisor on the boards of several entrepreneurial programs and venture capital funds in the Dallas area. He is also an active member of the community, participating in mentorship programs and supporting community events.

Ashok Chitiprolu

Ashok K. Chitiprolu

CTO & Managing Partner

A veteran entrepreneur and tenacious business executive. Ashok has over 20 years of experience working with industry titans like Microsoft, IBM, Verizon, and AT&T and is a well-known speaker at various social and business growth forums for SMB’s. Ashok is a thought leader when it comes to assessing the business impact of emerging technologies.

Nimish Mishra

Partner, Emerging Technologies

A consummate professional with over 15 years of experience in sales, global program delivery, large account and profit and loss management. Leveraging his extensive knowledge of vertical communication sales, Nimish is an executive who exceeds at managing a diverse set of customers and delivery teams.

Michael O'Neill

Director - Sales, Marketing

Mike is our resident Microsoft expert with over 18 years working at Microsoft. Armed with an extensive knowledge of Microsoft technologies, Mike knows how various products fit together in order to build optimal solutions for our clients. As Sales Director, he is regularly engaging with TechStar customers to help them better understand Microsoft technology adoption.

Michell Rodriguez

HR & Legal

Michell has an associate degree in Paralegal Studies and is actively pursuing her bachelor’s in Criminal Justice at Dallas Baptist University. She has many years of industry experience having served in various legal and HR capacities. 

Mark Castaneda

Director - Staffing Sales

A proven sales leader, hunter and executive with over 15 years in technology consulting and staffing. Mark is a results-driven professional who believes in teamwork and a winning culture.