IAI specializes in providing advanced technology solutions and services to corporations and federal agencies throughout the United States.
Founded in 1987, IAI is a woman-owned small business that solves challenging science and technology problems through a research institution-inspired R&D process. With the exploratory spirit of a university research lab and the practicality of a seasoned product development company, we push the boundaries of technology and create the cutting edge every day. IAI develops and deploys technologies for federal agencies and corporations. Our researchers and scientists pursue innovation across a broad range of fields, and are always looking for new challenges. We will apply our R&D experience to your problem by leveraging our collection of products and knowledge cultivated from past and active research programs.
IAI leverages technologies created through our R&D programs to create new products and bring them to market. IAI has developed, licensed, and sustained products for commercial and government customers. IAI’s engineering, installation, service, and manufacturing teams support products through their full life cycle. With onsite engineering and manufacturing facilities, IAI can deliver quantities of units in the thousands. Once delivered, our team provides full service installation and maintenance of deployed systems. Product lines range from salable software analytics platforms, to full service perimeter security solutions.
Clients & Partners
IAI is privileged to work with a group of extraordinary federal, corporate, and university clients and partners. Our federal customers include the Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA), National Institutes of Health, Department of Homeland Security, National Institute of Justice, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and Department of Education. Our corporate partners include BAE Systems, Boeing, Exelis, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon. IAI also has active relationships with more than 50 top universities.
Working directly with its customer or through collaborations with industry leaders, IAI’s technologies have been transitioned into several key programs. Program transition examples include: the Future Combat Systems Program, NAVEODTECHDIV AEODRS Program, Joint Service Small Arms Program, NASA ECOSAR Program, NASA Airspace Concept Evaluation System, Joint Strike Fighter Program, Centers for Disease Control CIMS Program, and NAVAIR Scalable Network Access Protocol Program.
IAI has been recognized by our customers and peers for excellence, commitment to deliver the highest quality results, and exceeding expectations. IAI is the recipient of the National Tibbetts Awards and Administrator’s Awards from U.S. Small Business Administration, the Northrop Grumman Information Systems Supplier Excellence Award, Raytheon Supplier of the Year, and NASA’s space act software release award for contributions to the Airspace Concept Evaluation System.
Vikram Manikonda, Ph.D.
President & CEO
As IAI’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Vikram is responsible for IAI’s day-to-day-operations, as well as leading the company’s research and product development strategy. Since joining IAI, he has played an instrumental role in IAI’s research and product portfolio, and business in the areas of robotics and control, motion description languages, multi-agent systems, modeling and simulation, and air traffic management. He was IAI’s president from 2008 – 2014, and prior to that held the positions of Vice President and Director of IAI’s Distributed Intelligent Systems Division.