As co-founder and CEO of Artech Information Systems, Ranjini Poddar is the driving force behind the $400 million multinational juggernaut. She has led Artech — the largest woman-owned IT staffing firm in the US — through multiple phases of structured growth, overcoming many obstacles on the way. Poddar strives to make a positive difference in people’s lives; Artech engages in a long-term sustainability program through green initiatives as well as support of the community. Poddar’s recent accolades include being named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing 100 list five years running; Outstanding Women’s Business Advocate of 2016 by Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO-NY); and winning SmartCEO’s 2016 New Jersey Brava Awards honoring top female CEOs.