We Accelerate Innovation

By Creating Solutions that Enable Companies to
Operate More Efficiently

We are…

a solution-based consulting organization with laser focus on helping our clients accelerate innovation through modern software delivery paradigms.

What Drives Us

We are passionate about creating the best technology solutions that enable organizations to perform efficiently. We want our clients to WIN and not just succeed. 

Technically Superior

We are Strategists, Practitioners and Coaches. We care about quality in everything we do and hire the best talent to deliver the best solutions.

Unique Approach

Our customers highly recommend us for unconventional and out-of-the-box thinking. We deliver results every single time.

Problem Solvers

We take pride in helping you solve business challenges with best-of-breed modern technologies and aligning IT with business.

Customer Focused

We believe that we are not successful until our clients WIN.

Open Source Experts

We love open source and are open source first company. Our extensive background in open source technologies enable us to provide top notch services and support.

Forward Thinking

We think strategically, and guide adoption of open technologies that spur long-term business success

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Mentoring Methodology

Through our unique mentoring methodology, we build our client’s skills as we build solutions for them. 

Powerful, Open Framework

Our open standards based framework accelerates automation and continuous delivery of software and help build efficient software factories.

Executive Team

Raja Gudepu

Raja Gudepu

Founder & CEO

Raja oversees corporate direction and strategy for Oteemo. Having worked in the technology industry for over 14 years, Raja is passionate about enabling organizations and businesses to perform efficiently by solving complex business problems through world-class technical solutions. Having served in diverse roles from programmer to senior architect and from manager to senior leadership positions in large organizations, Raja is a “business technologist” at heart.

Prior to starting Oteemo, Raja was the Head of North American consulting practice for Middleware and PaaS at Red Hat where he was responsible for running an organization responsible for building, marketing, selling and delivering Red Hat’s solutions around DevOps, Cloud and Enterprise Middleware.

Raja graduated with a Masters degree in Computer Science from University of Massachusetts.

Chris Scheich

Chris Scheich

Founder & President

Chris is the Founder and President of Oteemo, accountable for revenue generation, business development and corporate and field marketing. Chris is a 16 year veteran in the software industry with a proven track record in sales and business development where he successfully drove sales and grew companies from $0 in revenue to making them market leaders with millions in revenue.

Before joining Oteemo, Chris worked at various software and consulting firms such as Cloudbees (Jenkins), 10Gen (MongoDB), Red Hat and Amentra where he was responsible for defining sales and go-to-market strategies for products such as Jenkins, MongoDB, JBoss Middleware Portfolio and IT Modernization based consulting services. As a sales leader, Chris has produced stellar results that include driving consulting services business focused on IT modernization from $0 to $10m in 3 years, driving open source middleware platform sales from $1m to $10m in less than 1 year, opening new markets for a leading NoSQL database and driving revenues from $0 – $5m in less than 3 years and helping a leading DevOps platform penetrate new markets with $0 – $2m in sales in less than 9 months.

Chris is passionate about helping IT organizations achieve their goals through implementation and execution of innovative software solutions. He is also a very strong proponent of Open Source technology and transparency across the board. His goal for Oteemo is to build an institution that enables smart, capable and energetic people to achieve great results in a fun, creative, supportive, caring and non-political environment.

Mike Harden

Mike Harden

Executive Advisor

Mike Harden is a seasoned international executive and business leader with over 42 years of business experience, 25 of which are at the CEO/President level. Mike has extensive marketing, sales, operational, and financial expertise. His previous experience includes founding and running several companies, raising capital, building organizations from the ground up and managing them through rapid growth, working on dozens of M&A transactions, guiding companies through the strategic planning process, and creating new and innovative sales strategies. Although Mike has created and run a number of start-ups, he has also held senior positions with established growing companies, including President of a division of a Fortune 500 company. Mike is also a well-known and highly respected Executive Coach, developing, mentoring, and guiding CEOs and other C-level executives to be more successful. He also serves on numerous boards of directors and advisory boards.

Erika Keough

Erika Keough

Vice-President, Head of People and Operations

Erika Keough is responsible for all things people and culture at Oteemo. Passionate about creating an innovative tech culture fueled by strong talent acquisition and talent management, she promotes fun and creativity along with commitment and personal drive to create a high performing organization. Erika is a veteran HR professional with over 20 years of experience in Technology corporate and start-up environments. Prior to joining Oteemo, Erika led MicroStrategy’s North American Talent Acquisition team. She previously held Talent Acquisition and HR roles at Clarabridge, Ntrepid and Gulian and Associates. Erika holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Spanish from Austin College, TX, and is a member of SHRM.