DRIVING software excellence

in The

automotive Industry

Software is revolutionizing the automotive industry and powering modern experiences including connected and autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, and industrial IoT.

Come work with us and join our calling of excelling at cloud, mobile, in-vehicle, and other embedded systems by honing in on highly disciplined practices of test driven development, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and pair programming.





Ashok Sivanand

Co-founder, CEO
Prior to founding Integral, Ashok was an Associate Director at Pivotal Labs, where he worked closely with Pivotal’s enterprise clients to adopt modern software development practices such as Lean Startup and Extreme Programming.
In his most recent role, Ashok started Pivotal’s Michigan practice and grew a team of 18 practitioners in 7 months.

Before Pivotal, Ashok worked at Shoplogix (an early-stage industrial IoT startup) and EDS, where he developed plant-floor applications at CAMI Automotive (GM/ Suzuki collaboration).

Ashok holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada and enjoys riding motorcycles, mountain bikes, and surfboards. 

Ashok was featured by CIO magazine alongside Ford’s CIO Marcy Klevorn (December 2015): Ford draws on Pivotal to reshape developer culture

Hemant Kishan

Hemant Kishan

VP Client Engagement and Chief Operating Officer

Hemant joined Integral in 2018 and brings his passion for clients, all things startup and efficient operations to his role at Integral.

Previously, Hemant was head of Enterprise Strategy and Emerging Technology at General Motors and earlier VP of Technology at Sapient Corp where he was a startup employee. Hemant started his career in manufacturing automation working specifically on the launch of the Saturn brand in the early 90’s.

Hemant has a BSEE from Norwich University, VT and a Masters in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA. He is an amateur naturalist and photographer with work published by Texas Parks & Wildlife, The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the US Army.

Evgeniy Khessin

Evgeniy Khessin

Co-Founder, Architect

Before starting Integral, Yevgeny worked on cloud native applications and petabyte scale analytics for AT&T, and IoT vehicle communication at General Motors and OnStar.

Being born in Ukraine and educated in Computer Science at Michigan State University, Yevgeny has a very high bar for both simplicity as well as quality. His obsessiveness concerning these two items takes up all of his time. Outside of work, Yevgeny loves cars and technological marvels.

Jakob Rodseth

Jakob Rodseth

Co-Founder, Engineering Manager

Jakob started his software engineering career leading the development of clinical software for administering computer aided TMS and gait analysis at the University of Michigan. Before co-founding Integral, he worked at Epic Systems in Wisconsin helping the Care Everywhere team hone their EHR interoperability.

Jakob holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and East Asian Studies from Kalamazoo college, Michigan. In his few spare moments you might find him throwing pottery in Detroit or Ann Arbor, working on a setlist, or tinkering with a VR headset.

Joseph Akroush

Joseph Akroush

Co-Founder, Engineering Manager

Joseph is an engineering manager and software engineer at Integral. His current focus is on DevOps and scaling CI/CD solutions using Kubernetes.

Joseph co-founded Integral in 2017. Earlier in his career, he helped build internal data management tools at Dominos, Quicken Loans, and RGIS.

He studied Computer Engineering at Lawrence Technological University and Software Engineering at the University of Michigan. He is a father of one, a gym enthusiast, and an occasional gamer.

Xing Zhou

Xing Zhou


In his role as an architect, Xing leads the evolution of Integral's engineering practices around our development methodology, and approach to architecture and design. 

Prior to joining Integral, Xing held software engineering roles at Pivotal Labs and Amazon. 

Xing is a father, a husband, and often competes in adventure races.


Join the team


We're actively looking to have talented software engineers and product managers join our team. 

At Integral, our team values transparency and feedback, are passionate about software, and like to solve problems together. 

IF you're interested in joining our team,

Send us a cover letter and your resume to