Arlington, Virginia, December 21, 2017 – eGlobalTech (eGT), an IT solutions, cybersecurity, and management-consulting firm, today announced the passing of its founder, President, and CEO, Sonya Jain. Jain passed away at 54 years old on Sunday, December 17, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.
Sonya studied at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, where she was one of eight women in her class. Since founding eGT in 2004, Jain successfully grew the company to more than 300 employees. During that time, she was repeatedly recognized for her exemplary leadership abilities, entrepreneurial spirit, and philanthropic efforts. She was a 2017 recipient of the Women Who Mean Business Washington Business Journal award. She was also honored with a Women in Technology (WIT) Leadership Award and a SmartCEO 2016 Washington Future 50 award.
eGT Chief Strategy Officer, Branko Primetica stated, “Everyone at eGT is deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Sonya Jain. She consistently demonstrated the highest values in business and her compassion for her people was unparalleled. We at eGlobalTech are firmly committed to continuing to build upon these values and to carrying on Sonya’s vision and legacy to its fullest. This firm will continue to thrive and to provide the highest quality services for its clients, with Sonya’s drive for excellence and can-do spirit serving as a constant inspiration.”
Currently, eGT’s executive team is continuing to manage the company’s day-to-day operations and affairs without disruption, while a contingency leadership plan is set in motion.
Sonya is survived by her husband, Sanjiv Jain, and two daughters, Ritika and Eisha.
In remembrance of Sonya, donations can be made at the following link: https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/Tribute/SonyaJain .