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< Our Management Team >

Bridging Gaps Through Technology

Founders

Gayathri Kher Co-Founder & President

Gayathri is Co-Founder and President of fusionSpan. She has extensive experience in evaluating current IT infrastructure for small-staff associations and assisting them in implementing solutions that are scalable based on future needs. Prior to co-founding fusionSpan, Gayathri headed up the Information Technology department at the National Genealogical Society and also worked at the Association of American Geographers.

Manav Kher Co-Founder & CTO

The official gear-head of fusionSpan. Manav has over 18 years of enterprise software development experience. Previously he spent 7 years in various lead development and architect roles at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Notably, he contributed to the architecture and development of some of the core components of the caBIG cancer grid infrastructure and various clinical applications, for which he received the NCI Outstanding Achievement Award.

Management

Justin Burniske
Senior IT Manager

A member of the fusionSpan team since 2015, Justin serves as Senior IT Manager at fusionSpan. He serves in a range of roles both consulting with clients and supporting their strategic vision through technology. Prior to joining fusionSpan, Justin spent three years at the Council of Chief State School Officers, where he oversaw the implementation of the organization’s first ever association management system. Justin has presented at both the Abila Users and Developers Conference, as well as the Texas Society of Association Executives. Justin has his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, and was a Plan II and Math major at the University of Texas. Careful, his positive attitude is infectious.

Linh Hoang
Director of Professional Services

Linh has been with fusionSpan since 2012 and enjoys working with all of our non-profit clients on their CMS, AMS, website and event management needs. She heads up the professional services department, which strives to provide exceptional support and valuable consulting for projects and staff of any size. Linh also enjoys planning fun events for fusionSpan staff and loves any excuse to get us all together to eat and be merry!

Prior to joining fusionSpan, Linh was the Membership Coordinator for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals and Event Specialist for The Balcom Group. Linh has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from George Mason University.