Chitra Sivanandam

Chitra oversees Reinventing Geospatial, Inc.’s (RGi’s) data science, AI/ML, and cyber situational awareness & understanding vision, strategy, and direction while working with the community to support our contracted and internal R&D efforts. She is responsible for driving our technology forward, inspiring and growing RGi’s engineering team, and delivering innovative technical solutions that provide an immediate impact to our Defense and Intelligence customers.

Previously in her career, Chitra served in various executive-level technology capacities at SAIC, Raytheon (formerly Blackbird Technologies), Exelis, and In-Q-Tel.

Chitra is passionate about driving forward the company’s intellectual curiosity to solve our customers’ toughest problems. Outside of work, she can be found:

  • At her family-owned small craft brewery, The Craft of Brewing, in Ashburn, VA
  • Hanging with her 2 girls (ages 5 & 7), 3 dogs, fish, and African grey parrot
  • Meeting with and mentoring startups
  • Travelling to meet up with family and friends

Chitra holds an MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Imaging Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology.