Defining Federal Contracting Success
– Cloud Computing and Enterprise Architecture
– Application Development and Emerging Technologies
– Agile Testing Solutions
– Cyber Security Solutions
Meet Our Team
Brett Diperna, President and CEO
Mr. DiPerna founded Yudrio in 2004 on the basic principle of providing better service to the United States Federal Government. That principle has evolved into systematically changing the way services are defined and delivered to create immediate value and ROI.
Mr. DiPerna has over twenty (20) years of experience executing several large, successful IDIQ and BPA contracts with multi-million dollar ceilings. He has continually demonstrated the ability to deliver on-time and under-budget in complex environments. He has led small and large programs through all phases of the software lifecycle using a variety of different methodologies (SDLC, waterfall, agile, DevOps).
Mr. DiPerna is experienced in project management, content delivery, software development, Enterprise Content and Records Management Systems, infrastructure modernization, and cloud migrations. His leadership and record of success has been a pillar of several high-profile federal projects. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
Michael Malpeli, COO
Mr. Malpeli has over twenty (20) years of experience in the commercial and public sector managing several large successful Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) vehicles. He is a seasoned program and project management executive who is well-versed in delivering innovative Information Technology solutions. He has a long history of successfully leading mission critical programs with a focus on quality, results, contract management, and strategic guidance.
Mr. Malpeli is a proven leader with an innate ability to partner with Yudrio’s customer to initiate organizational transformation and drive results through trust and thought leadership. He has successfully delivered many custom solutions utilizing both waterfall and iterative-based methodologies including Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Integration. His primary focus is to transform the way clients meet their business objectives by identifying inefficiencies and closely collaborating with client executives to provide strategic guidance and mitigation strategies. Mr. Malpeli is also a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and holds a B.S. in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University.
Arun Nagappan, VP of Technology Solutions
Mr. Nagappan is a Chief Architect with more than twenty (20) years of software development and technology leadership experience in the financial and federal markets. He has architected and developed enterprise-wide Case, Content, Records, and Document Content Management systems for several Federal agencies. He has an unprecedented ability to take complex, technical problems and parse them into easily solvable components.
He has in-depth experience in a variety of software development methodologies: Agile, DevOps, DevSecOps, SDLC, RUP with a concentration in application security and security engineering. Mr. Nagappan holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Texas, Arlington.
Robert Carabella, Director of Business Development
Mr. Carabella brings over 40 years of experience solving problems for the federal government. He specializes in operations, business development, and client engagement. As a versatile and multitalented business leader, Mr. Carabella has an outstanding record driving revenue for global leaders in software, systems integration, enterprise solutions, and professional services. Mr. Carabella has built and led teams that captured over 10 billion in profitable sales from federal, state, and local government agencies.
As both an individual producer and a leader, Mr. Carabella has consistently surpassed demanding corporate and client expectations while outperforming both well-established competitors and prevailing market trends. His experience includes proven results starting up successful new operations, spearheading major revenue and market share growth initiatives, opening new markets, landing new key accounts and orchestrating dramatic turnarounds. Directing diverse multidisciplinary teams, and collaborating with broad-based internal talent and strategic partners, Mr. Carabella has managed every single facet of the sales and business development process. From prospecting and lead generation to proposals, bids and negotiations, as well as ongoing engagement management and delivery oversight, he always ensures quality, organizational excellence and superior levels of service while meeting strict budget and time requirements.
Janae Curry, Operations Manager
Ms. Curry is a seasoned and educated IT professional who plays a significant role in creating a positive corporate culture. Janae provides guidance for recruiting and onboarding to help promote a positive company culture that encourages morale and optimizes performance.
Janae is involved in making important policy and strategic decisions to increase the efficiency of the business, as well as the development and implementation of operational policies and procedures. Ms. Curry proactively identifies opportunities for Yudrio’s growth and expansion while working to minimize any challenges the business may face. Janae holds a Bachelor’s degree from Towson University and a Master's degree from Walden University.
Innocent Okoba, Infrastructure Architect
Mr. Okoba has over 10 years of experience in technical infrastructure development and systems management. His areas of expertise comprise application integration of both enterprise and commercial of shelf (COTS) products, automation of basic, intermediate and semi-complex processes, network and data analysis and overall systems administration.
He has an excellent track record in providing outstanding IT services to both private and public clients with a goal to ensure they meet their expected deliverables and attain product excellence. As a logistics and systems administrator, he has honorably served in the U.S. Marine Corps where he participated in domestic and international missions before starting his career in the IT field. He holds an A.A in General Studies from Prince George’s Community College.
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