Mahesh Kalva

Board Member

Mahesh Kalva is president and chief technology officer of AI-Vets (, having taken on this position in March 2017 after a distinguished career as senior vice president and CTO at Leidos Health, the #1 provider of health IT to the federal government. Prior to his work at Leidos, Mr. Kalva was the CTO and business executive in different organizations of Lockheed Martin since 1996. He played a central role in major strategic initiatives, including the launch of Health Care Technology Alliance, Big Data initiative, (CS)2– Comprehensive Cyber Security Solutions, LM’s Cloud Computing, CRM & BPO practice and also in the M&A of several companies. During his tenure as International CTO, Lockheed Martin was recognized not only as an information systems and cyber security leader within United States government but also as an innovative information communications technology provider among the governments of Australia, Canada and United Kingdom. 

Mr. Kalva has a master's degree in computer information systems from Southern New Hampshire University. He has completed leadership development courses at MIT Sloan Business School, Carnegie Mellon University, and attended graduate level courses in Business Administration at University of Pune. He has a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry.

A respected technologist, entrepreneur and strategist in federal Systems Integrator world, Mr. Kalva was awarded the Asian American Executive of the year in 2015, Cloud Architect of the year in 2012, Entrepreneur of the Year in 2008. In 2014, he graduated from Leadership Montgomery program, which brings together emerging leaders to make Montgomery County, MD a better place to live and work.