Deltek hires Dinakar Hituvalli as chief technology officer

21 April 2023 2 min. read
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Deltek, a Herndon, VA-based provider of enterprise software for project-based businesses, has hired Dinakar Hituvalli as SVP and chief technology officer. He is based in San Jose.

As CTO, Hituvalli will oversee Deltek’s engineering and cloud operations teams, and its global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. He will report directly to president and CEO Mike Corkery.

Hituvalli joins Deltek from Oracle, where he spent the last 25 years. He most recently served as group vice president of product development – leading the global development team for cloud ERP applications, including core financial and project portfolio management products.

Hituvalli oversaw vision, product roadmaps, and industry focus for cloud ERP apps, with a focus on integrating AI and machine learning into the latest generation of products. Earlier in his tenure at Oracle, Hituvalli was a senior director in the applications development practice, running a global development team focusing on project and portfolio management apps.

He has a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Toledo, Ohio and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India.

Deltek hires Dinakar Hituvalli as chief technology officer

"I am thrilled to announce that Dinakar Hituvalli has joined the Deltek Executive team to lead our global technology organization," Corkery said. "Dinakar is a proven technology leader with years of experience managing large engineering teams and leading the shift in products from on-premise to the cloud. I am confident that his deep expertise with ERP software, his collaborative nature, and passion for delivering best-in-class technology will help us take Deltek solutions to the next level."

Deltek provides software, advisory, and maintenance solutions and services to project-based businesses such as accounting, consulting, engineering, and technology firms, as well as government contractors. The firm has offerings covering ERP, project portfolio management, human capital management, business development, manufacturing, and payments, among other areas.

Deltek’s popular products include Maconomy (an ERP solution for project-based businesses), Vantagepoint (an ERP specifically for consultancies), and Cobra and Acumen (project portfolio management solutions).

The Herndon, VA-headquartered company’s software is used by 30,000 organizations globally. Deltek has a team of over 3,000 employees.

"I'm very excited to join Deltek to help drive the technology strategy forward and enhance our innovative product roadmap," Hituvalli said. "As companies look for ways to stay competitive in today's market, it is critical they have the right technology partners to help them evolve their business. I look forward to fostering a strong engineering culture and working with our talented team to help Deltek continue to innovate at a rapid pace, and in turn, deliver exceptional service to our customers."