Ravi Chander

Speaker

Ravi Chander

President of USPAACC-SE & Chief Executive Officer, Softpath System, LLC

Ravi Chander, strategic visionary and thought-leader, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Softpath System, a leading IT staffing solutions provider and technology consulting firm located in metro Atlanta. Chander creates and drives the company’s vision with a key focus around job creation and helping clients win in the global marketplace.

With more than 17 years of expertise in the development and delivery of innovative technology solutions, Chander is responsible for management of one of the fastest-growing technology & staffing firms in the nation with over 800 employees and two regional offices. His firm specializes in IT and non-IT staffing, business intelligence, data analytics (MDM) and global healthcare staffing for a wide spectrum of Fortune 1000 clients. Under his leadership, Softpath has gained recognition as a Top Diversity Business with numerous awards spanning the last five years. Chander attributes his success to remaining focused on the needs of his clients and always striving to make an impact in the lives of others.

Chander gained prominence as a small business advocate through his support of small, women and minority business enterprises. In 2015, he was honored by USPAACC as a Fast100 Asian American Business for growth and sustainability and received this honor for three consecutive years. In January 2017, Chander was appointed President of the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce – Southeast (USPAACC-SE) to promote the growth and development of Asian American businesses across a six state region. As president, Chander creates opportunity for Asian American business owners to connect with buying agents and corporate supply chains. He serves as an advocate and champion for the Pan Asian America business community throughout Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and the Carolinas.

Chander is a former protégé of Accenture Diverse Supplier Development Program (DSDP) and Past President and Member of the Emory Druid-Hills Rotary Club. He donates his free time to community-based organizations and annually supports his favorite charities Rotary International for Clean Water Projects & American Cancer Society. He holds a Masters degree in computer science and a Bachelor’s degree in electronics from Kakatiya University, India.

He is married to Sushumna Roy Jalajam, President of Softpath System. Ravi and Sushumna, along with their three daughters, reside in Duluth, Georgia.