Dr. Kolhekar is an accomplished entrepreneur and executive, building Creative Information Technology, Inc. (CITI) from a startup in 1996 to an organization of 300 employees today. He is recognized for his visionary leadership of technology-based enterprises by SBA, who selected him for the 2009 entrepreneurship success award.
He currently serves as President/CEO of CITI. As the founder, he established CITI as a high-end engineering design, development, implementation, and operations provider to the Federal Government. Dr. Kolhekar also setup a CITI subsidiary company in India. He has additionally instituted a Mentor-Protégé Program and an Entrepreneurship Growth Program within CITI. Dr. Kolhekar has created a positive culture of technology innovation to solve business challenges and has sponsored six different products.
Dr. Kolhekar earned his Doctor of Management from the University of Maryland, University College. He also holds a BS in Electronic Engineering and an MBA from universities in India.