Jay Narang, CEO
Al Garg, Chief of Staff
Mr. Narang is an entrepreneur with an active involvement in various efforts affecting the local community. Some of the firms he had founded include a global services firm (GDKN), with employees serving clients in 47 states in the U.S, Canada, Europe, South America and Asia.
His latest venture (Tech Army, LLC) offers IT Consulting, Business Process Automation utilizing firm’s Custom Application Software Development Services and Staffing Services. He was also the Co-Founder TechRev, a Software Products/Solutions firm that has developed a disruptive invention DEW utilizing AI (Artificial Intelligence) in software technology space. Another notable venture is ECMS, a payment processing solutions firm, with a product called Donate Bucket.
Mr. Narang has been in the IT industry for over 25 years. He has a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Technology, Advanced Management Education from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and Finance for Senior Executives from Harvard Business School. He has worked in different capacities/arenas ranging from Systems Engineering to Senior Technical Management at several Fortune 500 firms including, IBM, MCI (now part of Verizon), Florida Power and Light etc.
Jay serves as Chairman, State of Florida’s advisory Council on Small and minority Business Development (FACSMBD) and Advisory board member of State of Florida’s SBDC (Small business Development Center). He is a Board member of FSMSDC (NMSDC’s Florida chapter), and Florida Advisory Board Member for USGLC (US Global Leadership Council).
Some of the coveted awards won by him and his companies include – NMSDC’s Crystal Award in 2009, Top 100 MBE in 2009, 2010, and 2011 Award by Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, SFMSDC’s prestigious “Supplier of the Year Award” in September 2008, 2012 and 2016, Business Leader Media’s 2011 TOP 300 Small Business of the South Award (Ranked amongst Top 10). Jay was a recipient of the “Champion Award” for his outstanding leadership in support of the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council.
Mr. Narang often appears as a roundtable panelist on ABC’s This Week In South Florida show.
Chief of Staff
Mr. Al Garg has joined our team as Chief of Staff at our HQ in Hollywood, Florida to spearhead Tech Army’s global business strategies including Business Development, Customer Acquisition, Account Management, Marketing & Sales, General Operations, and HR/Recruitment teams.
Over the past three decades, Al has humbly led many large teams in the areas of Business Development and Account Management with integrity, humility, and sincere dedication. He has a demonstrated history of working in ITES, Pharmaceuticals & consumer retail goods industries. Mr. Garg is looking forward to bringing the same dedication to our valuable clients.
Skilled in Marketing Research & Key Account Management, with a special emphasis on Business Strategy, he has a strong professional background with a master’s degree in business management. He has been instrumental in launching several well-known brands for large multinational organizations and many of them have become blockbusters known globally in their respective categories & industries.
He has a flair for building instant relationships with his clients which creates win-win situations for both, the clients and the organizations with whom he has collaborated.
Tactical interrogation and Recruiting Officer
Mr. Dumag is a senior talent acquisition leader with over a decade of hands-on and leadership experience. He has served numerous Fortune-500 clients like Microsoft, AT&T, Abbott, UPS, etc. He spearheads Tech Army’s Talent Acquisition team in IT, Aerospace, Telecommunication, Banking, Engineering, etc. His team possesses expertise in forecasting the industry’s talent needs and identifying skill shortage areas. They then design and proactively implement and innovative talent acquisition solutions by utilizing a sophisticated set of tools and techniques to include Tech Army’s proprietary AI-backed DEW software, worldwide portal etc. empowering our clients towards staying ahead of the curve. Another important role played by his team includes staying abreast of employment laws and regulatory changes.
He joined Tech Army in 2017 as Commanding Officer – TIRO. Jaris manages a diverse team of professionals – onshore and offshore and collaborates with management to develop strategies to improve long term employee engagement and productivity.
Shirley’s background in business development, client handling and writing gives her a sophisticated grasp in interpreting the scope of any requirement right, and prepare a responsive, compliant, and winning solution. As a Proposal Manager, Shirley is charged with writing and managing proposals for State and Federal agencies. She is focused on ensuring our brand gets the right recognition and emerges as a ‘Go To’ place for best IT solutions and Staffing augmentation. That’s our forte!
Commanding Officer – APR
Mr. Patil is a certified SAP professional and has a Master’s degree in Computer Science. He has over 9+ years of experience in managing the accounting and back-office operations of the company. Mr. Patil has worked with reputed firms like IBM, Netlink, and Xeeva, and lead their accounting and back-office operations teams for these companies.
At Tech Army, he is supporting sales and marketing by managing the complete back-office operations for Asia Pacific region, and is responsible for overseeing Accounting, Payroll, HR and other operations.