BBA '99, Director, Consulting Services, CGI Federal
Som Saadat brings over 15 years of executive experience supporting the information technology, operations excellence, e-commerce and financial management efforts and initiatives of both civilian and defense-related federal agencies to his role. During this time, Mr. Saadat led numerous business process improvement projects, aimed at helping federal government clients understand opportunities for improvement and developing action plans to address existing process weaknesses. In addition, he managed the contract support for substantial government programs designed to develop, deploy and maintain mission critical IT systems. His career is built on experience within large corporate entities such as Deloitte Consulting and CGI Federal, as well as minority-owned small businesses, deepening his understanding of how to achieve success within each. This dynamic background fortifies Mr. Saadat with a firm understanding of the structure needed to build strong corporations while capturing the entrepreneurial spirit, passion and drive that come with guiding efforts to grow an enterprise. Som holds B.B.A. in Information Technology from the College of William and Mary and an M.B.A. in Finance from Georgetown University. He continues to be a member of the College of William and Mary Career Center’s Board of Advisors.