Pratik Roychoudhury is the President & CEO of Shield Watch IT. In his current role, he is responsible for overall operations, growth and strategy of the company. Pratik has had a very diverse career in Engineering, Operations, IT Project Management and Sales in industries ranging from Medical Devices, Staffing, Information Technology and Consulting.
Pratik began his career with Bayer Healthcare as a QA Engineer. He later went on to hold areas of increasing responsibilities eventually to become the Director of Post Merger Integrations for the Diabetes Care division (now known as Ascensia Diabetes Care).
Pratik left Bayer to found a recruiting software company called Mylatch. Mylatch was a revolutionary recruiting software that integrated video interviewing and social media recruiting into a single platform. Mylatch was later acquired by a staffing company called Career Transitions LLC. Pratik became the President of Career Transitions and ran the staffing company and executed on a highly differentiated technology driven staffing strategy integrating the Mylatch software into its operations. Under his tenure the company grew several fold and went on to become a regional leader in staffing solutions.
Following that Pratik relocated to Tampa and acquired Shield Watch in 2013 and over the last four years grew it to become a prominent MSP company in Tampa. Under his leadership, the company doubled its revenues and launched a proprietary software called LEVER IT that integrates data from all disparate hardware and software sources into one single pane of glass.
Pratik holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Nagpur University, India an M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from West Virginia University and also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.