Meet The Team

Rizwan Kirmani, Principal

As a Senior Manager with Deloitte Consulting, and later as a Principal at at Medello, Rizwan has extensive experience working with executive management to identify emerging technologies that enable his clients to obtain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

For over 15 years, he has helped Fortune 500 companies maximize their investment in information technology, leading multiple large-scale system implementation, process improvement, vendor selection and IT strategy projects. Focusing mainly on the telecommunications, financial services, and high tech industries, he has advised clients on how to realize the strategic vision of their technology investments. Rizwan specializes in the in-depth evaluation of emerging technologies, including identifying synergies between established and newly founded companies, creating partnerships, and leveraging innovative technologies to increase operational efficiency and revenue potential.

Rizwan has an MS in Telecommunications Management and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University. He also holds PMP (Project Management Institute), CISA (Certified Information System Auditor) and CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) certifications.

Dr. Dumebi Obedi, MD, MBA, Principal

Dr. Obidi, manages Medello’s Health Care IT practice. Dr. Obidi is a practicing Physician Informaticist with several years experience implementing EMR software in community and academic hospitals. He is an Epic Certified Physician Builder and Epic Anesthesia Physician Builder with experience in other EMR software that includes Cerner, Allscript, and Meditech. Dr. Obidi’s background in healthcare IT, medicine, and healthcare management gives him a unique edge in communicating with other physicians and leading the EMR implementation process. He currently works as an EMR physician champion and implementation expert supporting other clinicians through the EMR implementation process.

Dr. Obidi graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a bachelor’s degree in Neurobiology and Physiology. He attained his MD from the University of Saint Eustatius School of Medicine and an MBA in Healthcare Management from Davenport University.

Christopher Salvatore, CTO

Christopher has had a wide variety of business experience within corporate leadership in the areas of: Human Resources, Project Management, Business Development, Sales, Corporate Training, Mobile App management, and Gamification of corporate tools.

For over 20 years he has led and implemented new projects/technologies at many Fortune 500 companies. His core passion and expertise is in the area of mobile technologies and currently manages the mobile app development and hardware testing/approval for a large global technology company for their sales division. He has a proven track record of launching successful new programs/initiatives in sales/ technology/ HR in airlines, satellite operations (public sector), nonprofits, consulting firms and global technology industries.

Chris holds a BS degree in International Business from the Georgia State University. He has certifications in Business Gamification, Corporate HR Competency Model development, Instructional Systems Design/Facilitation/Metrics, and mobile app development.

Muazzam Irtaza, Principal

Muazzam has over 15 years of global experience with world leading Fortune 500 Technology Company using proven methods & cutting-edge technology to reduce costs, streamline operations & complete Projects. He has successfully led wide ranging projects, involving implementation of New Technologies and Organization Transformation in complex environments, using in house and outsourced offerings. He has also advised the executive management on Merger & Acquisition of innovative technology (400 M US$ acquisition value) to gain competitive edge in market. He brings with him a strong leadership experience by successfully collaborating and leading diverse teams on projects for both local small clients and international majors. He has certifications in Project Management, Sales, Operations management & transformation, Finance, Strategic planning, Business development, Organizational Behavior and HR best practices.

Muazzam holds a Master in Management from Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University as well as BS in Mechanical Engineering with distinction earlier. He also holds PMP (Project Management Institute) accreditation from PMI