Our Team

Founded in 1993, ASSYST is an IT firm with extensive experience in bringing advanced technology, and proven processes, with expertise in DevSecOps, AI/ML, RPA, COTS and ERP Integration, Program and Project Management, Test Automation and Quality Assurance. Our commitment to quality, our quest for innovation, our expert staff, and successful track record sets us apart from other companies. We measure our success by our ability to help our clients achieve their strategic goals. Contact ASSYST today, the One Point Source for all of your company’s technology needs.

Executive Team


Chief Executive Officer

ASSYST CEO, Mr. Shyama P. Mandal, joined the company in 1994. He, along with the Executive Team, develops and executes the high-level strategies and the overall vision of the organization. Mr. Mandal provides oversight in the areas of project / process management, quality and information assurance, cost estimations and enterprise resource planning (ERP) for the company. He is also charged with executing the strategies and vision of ASSYST. Mr. Mandal has refined his technical expertise working at respected companies such as IBM and the World Bank, and has held key positions in implementing large-scale IT systems using leading-edge technologies. His accomplishments include re-engineering, designing, developing and deploying various MIS systems and financial transaction systems with international organizations. Mr. Mandal has been in the IT field for over thirty years and holds an MS in Computer Engineering and a BS in Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering, both from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).


Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Joseph Anderson joined ASSYST in 1997 and serves as the COO. He oversees all aspects of ASSYST’s operations including operations, sales, and marketing services. As COO, Mr. Anderson advises the CEO on strategic business initiatives, long term goals, key corporate planning, business activities, potential threats or opportunities, and recommended actions. Experienced in this industry for more than three decades, Mr. Anderson refined his skills working as the Deputy Director of Operations for RDI International, an organization primarily involved in providing consultation services to the World Bank, USAID, Food Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and several U.S. Universities. He has also served as a production coordinator, production engineer, and operations manager for HDS, Inc. Mr. Anderson holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from MTSU, and an MBA from Virginia Tech.


Chief Information Officer

ASSYST CIO, Mr. Vinay Shirke, joined the organization in 1996. Mr. Shirke manages the company’s long-term technological vision, and ensures that ASSYST clients can leverage the process and technological edge that the company continuously strives to achieve. He is responsible for establishing and directing ASSYST’s internal systems capabilities to accomplish the corporations’ business needs. Mr. Shirke began his career as a software engineer with a division of Sony, designing and developing custom Financial Accounting and Materials Management Systems. He later joined one of the leading pharmaceutical companies as a software architect in their ERP team, and helped build a custom ERP system consisting of Financial Accounting, Production Planning, Material Management and Manufacturing. Mr. Shirke has been an instrumental asset in defining and re-engineering business processes within the organization as well as for our clients. Mr. Shirke holds a BS in Chemistry from Bombay University.