Company History

Company History

Intelect Corporation, founded in May 1995, was established to serve the systems needs of the transportation industry. The firm, whose headquarters is based in Baltimore, Maryland, began with a few customers, primarily within public transportation, and with several leading integrators and manufacturers. The company’s founding mission was to provide comprehensive technical services to government, transportation and private industry, and some of the earliest projects included wiring specifications for complex communications systems, as well as contracts to perform low voltage and high voltage electrical upgrades for transportation facilities.

Since then, Intelect has developed its expertise to provide skilled assistance to Government, Construction & Engineering groups, Service Providers, and the Information Technology industry. Intelect remains involved in the customized design and engineering of new solutions for transportation systems, and in the installation and maintenance of Electrical and Telecommunications systems.

Continuing to deliver world-class engineering, installation, and maintenance services for projects across the country, staying abreast of the latest technologies, providing quality product and services, and keeping customers informed to make better systems implementation decisions are some ofour top priorities.

Customer Loyalty and Growth

As a natural progression, the company was sought out by nationally recognized firms to offer value-added reseller services for a variety of these and other transportation related services. Additionally, Intelect’s staff of engineers and technicians have been trained in several technically challenging areas including: assembly, manufacturing, troubleshooting, testing & diagnostics, maintenance, repairs, systems design, project management, project implementation, programming and end-user training.

With our host of services and relationships with customers, integrators, suppliers, manufacturers, and consultants, Intelect is positioned to assist clients with a variety of service needs. Since the company’s inception, sales and revenues have grown at a rapid rate due in part to its constantly growing base of loyal customers and commitment to high customer satisfaction. We always appreciate our customers and look forward to assisting you in meeting the technical challenges of the future.

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Intelect Timeline

Company is Founded


Intelect Corporation was founded in May 1995, by Rohit H. Patel to serve the systems needs of the transportation industry and began its operation headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

Implemented the first Mobile Surveillance System


Intelect is one of the first companies in the world to install on-board digital video surveillance systems and color cameras on transit buses.

Engineering Consulting Division is Created


To serve the increasing needs of the systems engineering community, Systems Consulting Group, LLC was formed to provide consulting services in the areas of electrical,communications, and wireless systems design.

Acquired Intelect HQ


Moved into a large 50,000 square foot facility in the Brewer’s Hill neighborhood of N.E. Baltimore to provide equipment warehousing services and improved delivery times to the Maryland and Washington D.C. markets.

Tunnel Radio Communications


Constructed, furnished and instaled a Tunnel Radio Communication (TRC) system for the below-ground Baltimore Heavy-Rail Tunnel system. Intelect was awarded this contract on technical merit and cost, against major nationally recognized competition.

Technology Infrastructure Design & Construction


Due to the spectrum of contracts being awarded to Intelect, verticals were formed with subject matter expert vertical managers in:

  • Electrical Services
  • Video Survelliance & Security
  • IT Networks & Services
  • ITS Applications
  • Telecommunication
  • Staffing

Entrepreneur of the Year


Intelect Corporation President and CEO is awarded the prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Software & Technology.

Large Prime Contracts


Intelect is awarded several multi-million dollar prime contracts with MTA & WMATA:

  • Design/Build/Install a system wide Public Address and LED sign system for MARC Train.
  • Repair/Replacement of Metro Heavy Rail Traction Power Substations.
  • Design/Build/Install – Metro Rail Communications Control Panels in WMATA Metro Rail Cars.

Green Energy Projects Initiative


Supporting a large electrical services operation, strategic initiatives began to provide solar systems, EV charging systems, LED lighting upgrades amongst other energy conscious projects.

New Baltimore Headquarters Established


The increasing needs of our clients and sales, operations,and project management staff initiated the opening of improved office and conference space in the famous Natty Boh Tower.

Looking to the Future


Intelect Corporation remains involved in customized design and engineering of new solutions for Intelligent Transportation Systems, and in the installation and maintenance of electrical and telecommunications, as well as provides business consulting services to the information technology, cybersecurity, and engineering communities.