Cherokee Federal Recruits Industry Veteran Hiten Chadha to Lead Technology Practice

August 08, 2022

TULSA, Okla. (August 8, 2022)Cherokee Federal, a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses (CNB), today announced the hiring of Hiten Chadha as Vice President and Technology Practice Leader. Chadha joins the organization with extensive experience building, scaling and overseeing large and complex technology implementations, practices and offerings at both commercial and federal government agencies.

“Cherokee Federal remains focused on strategic hires that grow our expertise and deepen our capabilities in areas of critical importance to our customers,” said Steven Bilby, president of Cherokee Federal. “With experience in building complex technology solutions and leading large teams, Hiten is a natural fit for Cherokee Federal. We look forward to working alongside him to find new and innovative ways to forecast and solve customer needs.”

Chadha’s background in executive management, operations and strategy further bolsters Cherokee Federal’s robust, yet ever-expanding engineering, IT and security capabilities. He will oversee and advise on technology across the organization, leading an award-winning team through the development, implementation and management of complex IT solutions for government partners.

Before joining Cherokee Federal, Chadha served in leadership roles at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and IBM. As Global Senior Practice Leader, Federal Financials at AWS, Chadha built a long-term plan to support customers’ digital transformation and cloud adoption. Furthermore, he has built and led sophisticated teams of hundreds of employees, earning distinguished awards for leadership and structuring practices to generate substantial year-over-year growth.

“I am eager to join Cherokee Federal, an accomplished and outcome-driven organization with a solid growth trajectory that is strongly rooted in its core values,” said Chadha. “I look forward to working with this talented team to expand the technology practice and provide new concepts and strategies that align with our partners’ goals.”

Chadha holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication from Bangalore University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University. Learn more about Chadha’s experience by connecting with him on LinkedIn.

Last month, Cherokee Federal announced it achieved record growth, ranking No. 54 on the top 200 list of federal contractors published by Bloomberg Government. Additionally, the organization was ranked No. 42 on Washington Technology’s list of the top 100 contractors.

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About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal and its team of tribal companies is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses — the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. The mission of Cherokee Federal is to build a talented team that provides innovative solutions that solve America’s greatest challenges and serves Cherokee Nation with strong conviction and heart. For more information, please visit or follow Cherokee Federal on LinkedInFacebookTwitter and YouTube.

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