CompuGain is one of the highest rated IT and Business Consulting firms providing professional staffing services, project-based solutions, and software solutions.

Debasish Hota

President & CEO

Debasish founded CompuGain in 2000 with a vision to be a highly dependable IT & Business Processing partner to its customers. Debasish completed a Masters in Computer Applications from University of Mumbai. In his career, Debasish implemented business solutions in wide ranging industries including Mortgage, Government, Utilities, Telecom, Financial Services, Education and Technology industries. Under Debasish’s leadership, CompuGain attained the distinction of topping Deloitte’s Virginia Technology Fast 50 ranking in 2008.


Nick Patel


Nick brings to CompuGain a depth of subject matter expertise from his extensive experience in serving the Financial Services industry in a management consulting capacity. He completed his undergraduate degree in Management Accounting in England at the Manchester School of Business and since moving to the United States has completed the CPA exam. During his time in the field he has worked extensively over the span of eight years on three major fortune 500 restatement efforts and brings to the table a compressive understanding of US GAAP coupled with the agility and vision to effectively implement complex accounting policy into large financial institutions.


Joe Palestina

Vice President, Client Development

Joe Palestina brings over 25 years of Staffing Industry experience to CompuGain. Throughout his career Joe has garnered a wealth of knowledge on the ins and outs of the staffing industry. From branch, area and regional management to national accounts and more recently to MSP. As a seasoned industry professional Joe leads CompuGain’s five year strategy to develop new client relationships. A former High School English Teacher and Basketball Coach, Joe graduated from Rutgers Newark University with a degree in American and English Literature.


Ed Draves

Vice President, Delivery

With over 23 years of experience in the staffing industry, Ed’s role as the Vice President of Delivery continues to be a pivotal component to CompuGain’s success. His passion for mentoring career development started after graduating from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Business. While garnering an extensive knowledge base throughout his career Ed learned the true value of putting the client’s needs at the forefront and the importance of data analytics for proper reporting. These are only a few of the character traits that bolster Ed’s place here at CompuGain, where customer service is paramount in everything we do.


Harsha Rao


Harsha, an accomplished software architect and an innovative executive, brings 24 years of experience in top positions at firms such as Booz Allen and CSC. After earning his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Houston he served as a principal at Booz Allen focusing on cloud computing, social networking for the enterprise, enterprise transformation, big data, and mobility. While at CSC, he developed cloud strategies, business and cost models, and technical solutions. Harsha also brings a wealth of experience in architecture design and implementation from companies such as General Dynamics and IBM.


Nicole Cayer

Director of Operations

During Nicole’s extensive tenure at CompuGain she has steadily become a fundamental asset to the organization and its employees. Through her creative ability and forward thinking manner she has spearheaded countless efforts that have streamlined operations, automated processes, and made CompuGain a model of efficiency. In addition to operations and compliance, Nicole leads CompuGain’s Human Resources department. At the helm, she has cultivated an environment focused on collaborative work styles without sacrificing the expectation of unmatched customer service.


Justin R. Schuback

Marketing Manager

After graduating from Old Dominion University with a bachelor’s degree in Professional Communications Justin took up the role of Marketing Manager. Outside of the office, he has free-lanced in web development and graphic design garnering proficiencies in CSS3, HTML5, PHP, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Through the creative use of this toolkit Justin was able to become an indispensable resource over the past 5 years with company. In addition, Justin has tutored Java Programming and Web Scripting at Northern Virginia Community College while still finding time to volunteer at a local non-profit organization that delivers food to those in need.


CompuGain is a company that was founded based on integral principles and every employee that works at CompuGain embodies those same characteristics.

“We applaud the success of CompuGain and acknowledge it as one of the very few to accomplish such an impressive growth rate over the past five years.”Mr. Gary H. TabachManaging
Partner for Deloitte's Greater Washington Practice

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  • Top 10 vendor Allegis Global Solution
  • #1 Fastest Growing Technology Company in Virginia by Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • #8 Fastest Growing Technology Company in the US by Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Future 50 Award Recipient by Washington’s SmartCEO Magazine
  • #3008 on the Inc 5000 list in 2011
  • CompuGain Recognized by Inc5000 as one of the Fastest Growing Companies

    CompuGain is pleased to announce that it has made the 2011 Inc5000 list of fastest growing companies in the United States. The 2011 Inc5000 is based on revenue growth percentage, using revenue figures from 2007 to 2010. CompuGain ranks #3008 on the Inc5000 list and #383 within the IT Service sector.

    “The entire team at CompuGain is extremely honored to be recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing businesses in the United States. This award is no doubt attributed to the hard work and dedication of our employees and their strong focus to delivering business value to our clients,” said Debasish Hota, President & CEO at CompuGain Corporation.

  • CompuGain is # 1 Among Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 in Virginia

    CompuGain Corporation tops the list of the fastest growing technology companies in Virginia as recognized by Deloitte & Touche LLP at an award event held September 24 at Sequoia in Georgetown. Called the “Deloitte Virginia Technology Fast 50,” the annual award program ranks technology companies located in Virginia by revenue growth. The awards in Maryland and Virginia are sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP, NASDAQ OMX and SmartCEO Magazine.

    “Deloitte’s Virginia Technology Fast 50 companies have shown the strength, vision and tenacity to succeed in today’s very competitive technology environment,” said Mr. Gary H. Tabach, Managing Partner for Deloitte’s Greater Washington Practice. “We applaud the successes of CompuGain Corporation and acknowledge it as one of the very few to accomplish such an impressive growth rate over the past five years.”

    “The 2008 Virginia Fast 50 companies are especially noteworthy this year given their remarkable growth in a challenging business environment. As a firm that works with many of the world’s most successful technology and life science businesses, Morrison & Foerster is proud to be associated with the great companies being honored today,” said Tom Knox, Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s East Coast and Europe Corporate Practices.

    The Virginia Technology Fast 50 program is hosted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, along with Morrison & Foerster LLP, NASDAQ OMX and SmartCEO magazine.

  • CompuGain Corporation wins the SmartCEO’s Future 50 award

    Washington’s SmartCEO magazine has designated CompuGain Corporation as a Future 50 company. The list represents the top privately-held, fast-growth companies in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. SmartCEO carefully shortlists 50 companies out of hundreds of nominations based on employee and revenue growth over the past three years. The magazine publishes smart ideas to help educate, motivate and inspire Washington’s business decision-makers.

    “It is truly an honor to have the chance to recognize your company for the steady growth you have experienced over the past three years. Future 50 companies are an elite group of companies comprised from all industries across the Greater Washington area.”