Fulfilling her lifelong love of science, Payal Tak journeyed from her native India in the mid 1980s to continue her education in the United States. The life sciences soon gave way to computer science earning Tak academic degrees in Computer Science and in Telecommunications Systems Management.
Tak began climbing the career ladder in the information technology industry where she undertook several challenging assignments and was recognized for her significant contributions and leadership skills.
She led a highly successful user acceptance test of a multi-million dollar telecommunications billing system that is in use in national and international telecommunications markets today. Her next career climb was an assignment that placed her in the heart of the fast-paced commercial telecommunications industry where she led several projects.
Recognizing her ability for effective customer service and management, Tak established Telesis Corporation in September 1998 to provide information technology services to the federal government and commercial industry. The corporation provides services in the areas of call center solutions, records management, document processing, software and systems development and network engineering. The company’s main goal is to surpass customer expectations with outstanding services which led to Telesis Corporation’s tag line ... Where We Exceed Expectations!®.
In 2005, Tak was recognized as the U.S. Small Business Person of the Year for the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
By repeatedly delivering upon the promise of its tag line, Telesis Corporation has become one of the fastest growing U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program and HUBZone Certified and woman-owned small businesses in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area. In addition, Pak’s commitment to the success of the SBA’s HUBZone program has been reflected in the corporation’s success in having created over 150 jobs in the HUBZones of the United States.
In 2006, Telesis was rated the 146th fastest growing privately held company in the United States by Inc. Magazine and was selected as the top diversity owned business and top small business in Maryland by Diversitybusiness.com in 2004-2006.
From humble beginnings in 1998, Telesis Corporation has grown to over $22 million in revenue in 2006. Tak is committed to creating professional growth opportunities for women and minorities in the work place.