Meet our Leadership

Our business is built on client relationships. Our team sets the foundation for lasting partnerships through open communication and goal-driven leadership.


Sridhar Guduguntla

Founder, President & C.E.O

Synergy CEO and President, Sridhar Guduguntla is a 1991 graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology and formed Synergy Computer Solutions, Inc. in 1995 after winning a project bid from a large Detroit automotive manufacturer. Drawing from his entrepreneurial drive, leadership, and strong academic background, he utilizes his time, energy, and efforts to recruit new customers and work with existing clients to ensure their specific needs are being met.

Sridhar intends to continue growing Synergy, while gaining a spotless and enviable reputation in the industry by providing top quality services. Sridhar was named one of the “Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leaders” in 2014 by Diversity MBA Magazine.

Sridhar Reddy Puchalapalli

Director of Global Delivery & Solutions

Sridhar Reddy has over 25 years of software development experience specializing in technical leadership for complex development projects. As Director of Global Delivery and Solutions, Sridhar manages the company’s Microsoft Certified Partner Program and its fast-growing healthcare practice. He played a pivotal role by providing the right leadership in establishing offshore services at Synergy. His expert development skills encompass a broad range of languages and tools, and he has managed projects delivered to companies serving nearly every vertical industry.

Leslie Knitter

Director of Sales, Marketing & Business Development

Leslie Knitter brings over 20 years of industry knowledge working with Synergy Computer Solutions, Inc. and has a demonstrated history of working in information technology and the services industry. With her skills in business process, permanent placement, requirements analysis, customer relationship management (CRM), and IT Strategy, Leslie has contributed to Synergy’s success long-term success. Passionate about networking and building strong relations with clients, Leslie shines in her work placing the right candidates with the right employers.

Scott Langohr

Operations & Human Resources Lead

Scott Langohr has been with Synergy Computer Solutions, Inc. for 12 years and is a proven leader in human resources, operations management, recruiting, and business development. Scott is passionate about Synergy’s success and has developed structured plans to organize Synergy’s immediate, short-term and long-term goals. While most proud of the amazing team he has helped shape, Scott also cites the streamlining of Synergy’s operations processes in recruitment and placement as a successful accomplishment.

Jeff Givens

Talent Acquisition Lead

Jeff Givens is an experienced technical professional with over 13 years of experience at Synergy Computer Solutions, Inc. with senior-level technical recruiting capabilities and strong leadership skills. He is known for being a skilled negotiator and efficient problem solver. He’s adept at juggling multiple competing priorities in order to achieve individual and team goals. Jeff is most proud of his contribution to building a strong onshore and offshore recruiting team at Synergy. He’s overseen training in social recruiting and building a culture of goal setting within the organization. Jeff’s personal motto is “Learn – Do – WIN – Repeat.”

Ruslan Avshalumov

Finance Lead

Ruslan Avshalumov has been with Synergy Computer Solutions, Inc. for 4 years and is a dedicated and detail-oriented accounting professional. Ruslan has contributed to managing Synergy’s financial and payroll accounts, as well as ensuring that all transactions are systematically processed. When he is not exercising his computational abilities, Ruslan enjoys working with clients to help meet their accounting logistical needs. Since he joined Synergy, Ruslan is most proud of taking over and streamlining the entire payroll process. He looks forward to growing as an individual and supporting Synergy’s development.

Venkata Ramana Nerella

GDC Delivery & Solutions Lead

Venkat Nerella leads Synergy Software’s Professional Services business initiatives with a client base spanning across India & the USA region. He is responsible for the overall strategic growth and leadership of Synergy’s professional services division and has substantial experience in leading all stages of technological projects. Venkat is proficient in project management methodologies and has a consistent track record of delivering projects that meet the client’s goals. Venkat has been with Synergy Computer Solutions, Inc. for 10 years.


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