Sharat launched celito in 1999 with a passion for providing “desktop to the Internet” solutions for business. A Raleigh, N.C., resident since 1985 and graduate of North Carolina State University, Sharat’s interest in computer engineering began as a student at Enloe High School. While at N.C. State, he worked in a co-op program for Cisco Systems and started his first business, Onsite Computer Services.
Sharat has taught numerous network security classes, utilizing Cisco hardware devices, to large corporate and governmental organizations. He has planned and implemented security systems in organizations throughout Wake County and consulted on large corporate projects around the country.
With an innate entrepreneurial spirit, Sharat thrives on assisting and fostering new businesses. An active member of the business community and supporter of the arts and children’s charities, Sharat is currently the Board Chair at Marbles Kids Museum and a Board of Trustee at The North Carolina Symphony.
Sharat and his wife Lavanya have three young children, Ryan, Alex and Katelyn. He enjoys his time with his family as well as cars, NC State football, Seattle Seahawks NFL Football (Go Hawks!), mountain biking and long walks on the beach.