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  • IT Staffing | Consulting | Services | Products

Fourth Technologies (Fortek) is uniquely qualified to deliver effective Information Technology solutions to meet our client’s strategic business objectives. Fourth Technologies recognizes the unique IT demands of our clients and incorporates a customized and holistic approach to delivering our suite of IT services. We design solutions that combine the absolute “best of breed” technology solutions with the client’s specific goals, needs, budget and time frame in mind.

IT Staffing

Fourth Technologies (Fortek), Inc. is a full service Global IT staffing and consulting company headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. For over 20 years, Fortek has been a leading provider of highly skilled IT professionals possessing the combined experience and expertise to help our client companies meet and exceed industry demands by leveraging our broad range of unique talent and experience in the areas of on-site, off-shore and near-shore staffing augmentation. We have the practical knowledge and experience that comes with having successfully completed over 2,100 client engagements throughout the United States and abroad.

Our expertise is conveyed with every staffing assignment ranging from the placement of entry level programmers up to locating and placing the most sought after Industry subject matter experts! When you need an IT professional with a particular certification or area of expertise, think of Fortek! We routinely place Developers, Programmers, Logisticians ,Network Engineers, Project Managers, QA testers, Systems Analysts and Solution/System Architects. “No skill or specialty is too difficult for us to find”!

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Business and Domain Consulting

Fortek undertakes consulting engagements with a unique approach that incorporates a 360° assessment and solution based model to meet any of our client’s business challenges. We outperform other consulting firms that prefer to micro manage a process before considering the much broader business impact. Upon engagement, Fortek will deploy a multi-disciplinary team, comprised of domain, functional, process, business intelligence and technology experts to focus on your particular business objectives whether they are “action oriented” or “compliance focused”.

Fortek has a vast degree of experience in supporting the following business verticals:

  • Financial Services, Banking
  • Telecommunications
  • VoIP Hosted Solutions
  • Internet
  • Networking Infrastructure
  • Investment Banking
  • Credit Cards
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences & Health Care
  • Education
  • High Tech
  • Retail
  • Logistics/Distribution
  • Government

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Enterprise Architecture and ERP Consulting

Fortek offers a suite of SAP and Oracle based solutions/modules implementation, functional consulting and ongoing maintenance with in predictable cost structures.

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Architecture Consulting

Fortek offers technology specific application architecture, Enterprise Architecture consulting and Domain specific System Architecture for New and Re-engineering of Software Applications.

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Technology Consulting

Architecture provides the framework for identification & positioning of key business functions & processes. We integrate across multiple systems and platforms. Fortek has the capabilities and experience to provide technology solutions in the following technology areas.

  • Microsoft Solutions
  • Java/J2EE Solutions
  • Middleware Solutions
  • Database Solutions
  • CRM - Siebel, Microsoft
  • Legacy Applications
  • Open Source Frameworks
  • iPhone/iPad Applications

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Application Development

Fortek is objectively focused to understand our client’s unique business and process needs. We design and develop technology solutions based by considering our client’s unique business requirements and offer full lifecycle (SDLC) services across a variety of technologies and operating platforms. We architect and design solution models incorporating industry-wide best practices.

Methodologies: Our knowledge is backed by extensive experience gained from large scale software development & service operation projects and has mature and robust processes in the following software development methodologies and architectural approaches:

  • Service-Oriented Architecture.
  • Enterprise Service Bus.
  • Rapid Application Development.
  • Structured Analysis, Design & Development.
  • Object Oriented Design & Development.
  • Rational Unified process.
  • Agile Methodology.

To capitalize on the success of its IT projects, Fortek has created a framework to effectively design, develop, deploy, operate and support solutions built for today’s challenging and mobile business environment.

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Application Testing

Fortek offers independent and 3rd party testing for applications in development. We use Mercury product suite for manual and automated testing (QTP) and test management using ITG framework for all technology platforms.

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Application Support

Fortek provides application management support and maintenance services post initial development phase, for the life of application.

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Business Analysis

Fortek offer Business Analysts and Business System Analyst services for new application development and ongoing enhancements. We help to draw Requirements, use cases, high-level design, Test Cases and help you with UAT (User Acceptance Testing) and ORT (Operations Readiness Testing).

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Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)

Fortek offers EAI services using TIBCO, MQ and Web Services based solutions and consulting services, ranging from analysis of systems and business processes, creation of IT architecture strategy and roadmaps to devising messaging standards and implementing complex integrations across core systems and channels.

Our skills, resources, experience & management provide a valuable combination to ensure successful and cost-effective integration on an enterprise-wide scale.

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Product Development and Integration

Fortek has experience in delivering onsite as well as offshore professional services that work with customers' on-site project management team to configure, extend, integrate and deploy their products. Apart from increasing the bottom line of Professional Services Engagement, it also increases the customer satisfaction due to faster response time to problems faced during deployment. Fortek also helps on custom development projects that extend a product to meet the customer's specific requirements. More and more companies are looking at their product lines as internal IP assets that are used to deliver innovative solutions to the end customer.

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Business Intelligence and Datawarehousing

Fortek solutions provide the strategy, tools, and infrastructure to leverage corporate data assets for real–time business decision making across the enterprise. Our BI solutions drive increased profitability and help companies meet compliance pressures. They address data management, conversion and migration, enterprise datawarehouses & analytics, business performance management and customer intelligence.

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Platform and Database Migration

Fortek migration solutions and methodologies offer effective framework for clients to help migrate platform, hardware and application environments in the context of continuous technology upgrade and standardization initiatives and migrate databases in Standardization and Legacy Modernization contexts.

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Portal and Content Management Solutions

Fortek portal and content management solutions framework empowers successful client organizations to respond quickly to ever-changing market forces by providing them with the tools they need to organize and share knowledge across the company enabling rapid access to dynamic information in acost effective manner. The result is enhanced productivity, for faster & smarter decision-making capabilities, which makes it possible for companies to bring important projects to conclusion successfully, and in less time.

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Web-based Learning Systems

Fortek’s web-based learning system solutions is designed to facilitate the development, dissemination, measurement & management of knowledge and education to improve productivity and performance. Our innovative, solutions are economical, scalable and are the ideal choice to power every part of Learning solutions - today and in the future.

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Turnkey and Project Management Services

Fortek’s “output based measurement” driven managed services with attractive governance models help manage clients to outsource applications maintenance & ongoing enhancements with “reduced cost of ownership” but yet “keeping the control on”.

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Ravi Shankar | Founder, CEO & President

Ravi Shankar is the CEO and President of Fourth Technologies, a privately held IT Solutions and Staffing company founded in 1997. Ravi is responsible for setting the overall direction and strategy for the company. Ravi has over 25 years of experience in business development, sales, recruiting, consulting and product development including 20 years as a successful entrepreneur in the IT industry. Ravi has founded various startup companies to create innovative software products and services including Power-Ed for eLearning, Doklet for cloud based document collaboration, IndiaBlogo for sharing videos and blogs and ShaktiBheem services for data acquisition of commercial bridge testing. Ravi was the NRCC NJ business man of the year for the years 2001 and 2003. Ravi holds a Master’s degree in Engineering and is the visionary and guiding force of the company.

Gary Nair | Sr. Vice President

Gary Nair is the Sr Vice President of Fourth Technologies, where he is responsible for the company’s business operations and oversees the PMO. Gary has 18 years of cross functional management experience in project and program management, business development, sales and marketing, strategy and implementation, P&L operations, consulting, brand building, franchising and retail within various industry segments in the US and abroad. In the past, Gary was the regional head of Raymond India a global conglomerate and textile major in India which includes top-of-the-line brands Raymond and Park Avenue. He was involved in the startup of various business practices and managing them as profit centers. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Master’s degree in Business Administration and is a certified 6Sigma Green Belt and Project Management Professional.

Ramby Govind | VP Operations

Ramby Govind is the Vice President of Operations for Fourth Technologies where he oversees administration, P&L, purchasing, mergers and acquisitions, policy and communications. Ramby has over 25 years of global experience across diverse fields including sales, accounts, operations, administration, planning, banking, negotiations, strategic partnerships, relationship management, purchasing, production planning and inventory control within a diverse geographic and industry spectrums. Ramby has been involved with various global corporations including Britannia (Nabisco), Borosil (glassware) and Netcomm prior to coming on board with Fourth Technologies. Ramby has been an integral part of the Fourth Technologies team since 1994 and was involved in the inception and planning of various successful business projects. Ramby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering.

Mike Samy | Director Recruiting

Mike Samy is the Director of Recruiting and is responsible for Fourth Technologies hiring strategy including new talent acquisition, channel relationships, vendor management and training. Mike is an experienced IT Management professional specializing in resource management, sales, operations and technology consulting and has extensive progressive experience in SAAS, cloud computing, web and ecommerce applications, databases and technical management of software projects including on-site/off-shore operations with leading companies including Oracle and Merck. Mike was involved in the startup of several business projects for Fourth Technologies and continues to be instrumental in the overall growth and success of the company. Mike holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science.

Naveen Tyagi | Director Solutions

Naveen Tyagi is the Director of Solution Sales for Fourth Technologies and he is responsible for account management and client relationships. Naveen possesses 14 years of experience in information technology solutions and services outsourcing, service oriented architecture, cloud computing, project staffing, technology consulting, business development, sales and operations. Prior to taking up this role he was involved in the implementation of various IT development projects as a Technical Project Manager. Naveen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science and multiple Master’s degree in Chemistry and Statistics with Computer Science.

Jean Krishnasami | Financial Controller & Director HR

Jean Krishnasami is the Director of Human Resources and Financial Controller for Fourth Technologies. He overseas finance, accounting and human resources. Jean has 10 years of experience in financial planning and accounting, cash flow management, taxation, contracts administration, commercial insurances, immigration, payroll and benefits administration. Jean is championing the Fourth Technologies commitment to a green energy/work place and supplier diversity. Jean is a Certified Public Accountant and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration from Drexel University.

Paul James Singh

Paul James Singh | Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition

Paul James Singh is the Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition of Fourth Technologies. Paul has over 17 years of global experience across diverse fields including Talent Acquisition, Vendor Management, Client Relationship, Business Development, Account Management, Hiring, Sales, and Immigration & Federal Recruitment. Paul has developed and executed several business projects for Fourth Technologies and continues to be instrumental in the overall growth and success of the company, he has developed the company's talent network of passive candidates. Paul holds an MBA in Human Resources.

Fortek Value Proposition:

  • Fortek solutions and business approach is process driven, has a proven business and process model,has a flexible approach, quality people and is committed to quality and value guaranteeing a high R O I on every dollar that our client spends.
  • Fortek is an Agile process oriented and systems driven organization. We leverage our experience intechnology, domain and processes to deliver measurable benefits such as increase in productivity, decrease in effort overrun, increase incustomer satisfaction and timely delivery.
  • Improved alignment of processes with technology and people increasing customer satisfaction levels.
  • Fortek has a strong track record of success and delivers time critical, scalable and cost effective solutions to its customers that deliver value and yield measurable R O I.

Fortek has experience implementing technology solutions and providing IT staffing in the following industries. Below is just a small list of clients we have helped.

High Tech
  • IBM
  • HP
  • MicroSoft Inc
  • Cisco Systems Inc
  • Sun Micro Systems
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Motorola
  • 3Com Inc
  • Fujitsu Networking
  • I2
  • Digital Insight
  • Firepond
  • Meta Server
  • Peregrine Systems
  • Ortega InfoSystems
  • Global Healthcare Exchange
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Synopsys
  • ADC Communications
  • Marconi
  • Unisys Inc
Financial & Banking
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Merril Lynch
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Solomon Smith Barney
  • Thomson Financial
  • Lehman Brothers
  • Alliance Capital
  • Wellington Management Corporation
  • GMAC Mortgage
  • GMAC Financial Services
  • Prudential Financial
  • SIAC
  • EBS
  • A.G.Edwards & Sons
  • Charles Schwab & Co
  • Bank of America
  • Citi Bank
  • First Union
  • Wells Fargo
  • Deutsche Bank
  • American Express
  • Providian
  • Merck & Co Inc
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Eli Lilly
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Pfizer
  • Schering Plough
  • McKinney ISD
  • University of Oregon
  • University of CA
Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Merck Medco Managed Care
  • BlueCross / BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Alameda Allaince for Health
  • Caterpillar Inc
  • GE
  • GE Medical Systems
  • DaimlerChrysler
  • Abbott Laboratories


Media & Market Research
  • Gartner Group
  • GreenEggz no Ham Inc
  • Media.Net Communications Inc
  • NBC
Consulting & Staffing
  • IBM Global Services
  • KPMG
  • Manpower Staffing
  • Keane Inc
  • Hallkinion & Associates
  • Judge Inc
  • RCG
  • AIG
  • AllState Insurance
  • NAIC
  • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • SBC
  • Sprint PCS
  • Telcordia Technologies Inc
  • South Western Bell
  • Intel Inc
  • KLA Tencor
  • National Semiconductor
  • LSI Logic Corporation
  • Office Depot Inc
  • Target Corporation
  • Macy's
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • Kraft Foods Inc
  • PepsiCo


  • CSC
  • DOD


  • Cephid Inc
  • Polymorphia
  • NorthWest Airlines Inc
  • US Airways
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