Experienced, innovative and dynamic Technology Leader with more than 30 years senior-level, executive experience and former U.S. Diplomat with a Ph.D. in Computer Science, M.S. in Management Information Systems (MIS)/Computer Science, M.S. in Political Science/International Affairs and a B.S. in MIS. Former Chief Information Officer, US Army, Middle East Region (decorated veteran) responsible for designing, engineering, installing, operating and maintaining critical military communication networks, secure and non-secure supporting more than 300,000 subscribers or clients while providing all telecommunication solutions, engineering and needs for U.S. State Departments throughout the Middle East, more than 11 countries and locations.
PRESIDENT/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER COO January 2012 to CurrentScientific & Technological Solutions Company
Employ the company?s vision, energy and expertise vital for driving business growth, systems engineering, product development and client support Responsible for developing, managing and reporting company revenues to the Chairman and Board Members, including developing and maintaining Profit and Loss Statement (P&L) and making corrections or changes to adjust the P&L when required to continue profit margins Principle architect in designing, engineering, recommending and implementing network, hardware, software changes for the U.S.
Government and in meeting Government IT requirements to keep the company ahead of competitors Oversees all IT Research & Development (R&D), directs the Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer (CIO/CTO) in their day-to-day activities as the COO Manages a projects, reports and updates the status of critical projects supporting customers; identifies qualified Program and Project Managers for tasks and interfaces with senior-level executives of sister companies and U.S.
Government agencies to ensure project status updates and budgetary levels are met or exceeded Principle and senior architect providing ?cloud computing solutions.
as the companies number one product for clients Provides the U.S.
Government and U.S.
State Department critical high-level engineering, research, development and IT solutions for telephony systems, network systems, both secure and unsecure, satellite systems, technical control systems, routing and switching and data centers solutions, including mass storage, cloud development and virtual networks (VMWare solutions) Recruits, hires and places critical DoD contracting personnel to operate and maintain systems recommended and provided to the U.S.
Government Develops all company proposals, including overseeing the technical, cost and past performance details for U.S.
Government Request for Proposals (RFPs); acts as the single point-of-contact (POC) for all contracting actions Developed the first-ever military cloud network, now in use today, for the U.S.
Government and U.S.
Military Engineered, designed and installed the first-ever company secure wireless services, now being accredited and approved by the U.S.
military and DISA agencies for operations in a war-time environment (Middle East) Instrumental in the merger of numerous SBA (Small Business Administration) corporations supporting the military to cap costs and provide a broad scope of work beneath IT services; saving taxpayers and the U.S.
military approximately $40M annually in two critical regions oversee, Europe and the Middle East, Government looking into expanding concept In unison with the Chairman, CEO, developed the first-ever corporate alternative energy plan, forwarding and providing LED products, wind generation products and solar energy products, taking the company into a new revenue area; products are being offered to the U.S.
Government in an anticipated 60-70% energy cost savings for major military installations throughout the world.
VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNOLOGY January 2009 to January 2012NMS Healthcare LLC
Designed the first-ever automated Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system for nursing homes and rehabilitation centers within the State of Maryland, now sanctioned and approved for use by the State Medical Board of Inspectors; EMR system has been in use since its initial commissioning and approval Engineered, designed, installed the first-ever Pharmaceutical interface between the hospitals and the Pharmacies resulting in the nursing homes and hospitals being able to directly dispense needed drugs to patients from the medical facilities themselves Engineered, designed and installed the first-ever known solution to replace the entire medical industries previously known HL7 interface.
The designed collaborative tools and cloud environment is now operating independently within NMS to bring professionals together for immediate patient-care needs; allows doctors and professionals to collaborate while in numerous locations, world-wide, to discuss a single patient solution and display critical x-rays, examinations, results, etc.
Engineered, designed and installed a complete turnkey solution to replace existing LAN components with a DMVPN network under a virtual environment (VMWare) and using IBM blade server technology to utilize a single blade providing numerous functions, i.e.
patient care records, Pharmaceutical records, physician orders, patient face sheets, billing for Medicare, Medicaid, etc.
Oversaw and implemented numerous software (COTS) upgrades and projects to include automating the supply process, billing process (recovering more than $1.2M in accounts receivable past due) and administrative processes (patient check-in, procedures, etc.) Modified the companies billing system and network, interfacing with Government agencies and optimizing the internal accounts receivable and account payable processes; system was responsible for improving payment schedules and reducing outstanding monies owed to the company by more than 30 days (accounts payable) Engineered, designed and installed a Storage Area Network (SAN), now storing all EMR records (patient records), ensuring HIPPA compliance and commended by the State of Maryland in a recent inspection as ?Best EMR System seen to date.
CONSULTANT January 2008 to January 2009BAE Systems
Provided consulting services, to include joining a contract joint venture team in providing executive consulting services for U.S.
Government contracts; performed office visits on behalf of BAE to senior-level commanders informing them of services and mission capabilities provided by BAE IT Successful in winning a major $465M U.S.
Army contract for IT support and services; contributed as a technical writer, contract representative meeting with Army Contracting Officers and senior commanders in the field, developed mission duty descriptions for employees projected to perform on the contract, worked with key cost personnel to establish the overall cost of the 5-year contract and performed as a RED TEAM (final review) member making final review and changes prior to submission Performed as Program Manager and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for BAE on numerous IT Government contracts; successfully reversed and corrected identified problems (by Government officials) for two different contracts; contracts now receiving accolades and performance awards Developed departmental staffing grids and requirements to support corporations developing IT needs to include screening candidates and recommending for hire critical skill sets and individuals who meet necessary certifications As senior consultant, provided BAE withturn-key solutions, cost proposals to include annual Gross Margin Profit (GMP) based on those cost proposals, detailed operations and maintenance (O&M) staffing, engineering recommendations and support, COTS solutions and/or hardware, software configuration recommendations, network topologies and recommended DMVPN, WiFi, MPLS designs and recommendations and telephony upgrades, VoIP configurations and network security requirements and recommendations.
CIO January 2000 to January 2008CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, US ARMY
Army, Middle East Region (Gulf) Responsible for engineering, designing, installing , operating, maintaining and overseeing contract valued at more than $2 Billion dollars for the U.S.
Government and U.S.
State Department (Embassies) throughout the Middle East, including Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and the Horn of Africa.
Government Contracting Officer, trained, certified, overseeing more than $2B in Government IT contracts; developed and established IT Requests for Proposal (RFPs), Requests for Quotation (RFQs), Performance Work Statements (PWSs) and identified IT requirements throughout the Middle East to support military efforts of the U.S.
Government Appointed as a Senior-Level Source Selection Authority (SSA) for U.S.
Government contract awards in excess of $1 Billion dollars, awarded more than 150 contracts to over 70 different corporations providing IT support from satellite services to automation (ADPE), networking, telephony, cable, radio (HF/VHF/UHF), switching, software, hardware support for the U.S.
military and State Department (embassies).
Established contract award fees, performance award fees, contract performance requirements and evaluated contractor performance; issued CURE notices, established follow-up and quality control procedures for the U.S.
Government personnel evaluating performances (Contracting Officer Representatives " CORs, COTRs) Appointed Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs) Responsible for creating network system topologies and advising senior military commanders and the State Department officials on the status of military Information Technology systems; primary consultant as the regions emergency disaster recovery and restoral action plan manager; single point-of-contact as the senior CISSP and CISM in preparation of security accreditation through DISA channels to ensure all military networks and IT systems were secure Acted as the Chief, Network Operations Center (NOC) and Data Centers for all NOCs and D/C?s within the theater Managed TCP/IP and DHCP topology secure and non-secure networks, supporting more than 300,000 subscribers Developed the first-ever military cloud network, now in use today by all branches of military, U.S.
Army, USAF and USMC as well as U.S.
Coast Guard Engineered, designed and installed the first-ever NATO secure network for use in the GULF War II campaign, supporting more than 25,000 clients in 11 different countries Engineered, designed and installed 14 military Data Centers (D/C) and their migration and the establishment of 12 military Network Operating Centers (NOCs) supporting military efforts to centrally monitor LANs, WANs, and D/C operations, configured TCP/IP and DHCP protocol networks along with ensuring security protocols and parameters were implemented in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) standards As for the Department of Army, Middle East, acted as the Senior Program Manager (Sr.
PM) for infrastructure design, development, installation and management Sole Oracle-certified engineer, migrating numerous military networks to Oracle-based services, networks and software-based platforms when required for special mission and operations As CIO and U.S diplomat for the Middle East, represented senior military commanders in high-level U.S.
Government negotiations abroad, interfacing with foreign senior Ministry of Communications (MOC) agencies in Kuwait, KSA, Qatar, Oman, Iraq and Afghanistan Performed duties as the Senior Installation Configuration Board Manager for Information Technology and C4 communications requirements for the Middle East Region (11 countries), working with Signal Commanders (SIGOs) reporting directly to the CIO office Managed and supervised more than 8,000 personnel, approximately 4,000 military personnel and signal officers and 4,000 DoD civilian contractors throughout 11 countries; directed or indorsed as the ?supervisors, supervisor.
more than 300 personnel performance reports per year CHIEF, CDR, RDO COMM ELEMENT, USAF 1976 " 2000 (retired) Incirlik Air Base, Turkey (final assignment) Retired USAF, final assignment throughout the period indicated was Incirlik Air Base, Turkey Veteran, service decorated as a participant in GULF WAR I and II Provided, as Superintendent, Presidential Radio Station, Andrews AFB, MD., the President, Vice-President, Secretary of State and DV Code 6 and above with communications while airborne " including AIR FORCE ONE.
PH.D : LEVEL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP COMPUTER SCIENCEINCLUDES ALEVEL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP COMPUTER SCIENCE
M.S : COMPUTER SCIENCECOMPUTER SCIENCE
B.SIN MIS. FOR US DIPLOMAT RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING ALL IT ENGINEERING, INSTALLATION, OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FOR THE U.S. MILITARY AND STATE DEPARTMENTS THROUGHOUT THE MIDDLE EAST AND GULF WAR I AND GULF WAR II, MORE THAN 15 YEARS CONTINUOUS SERVICE IN A WAR-TORN ENVIRONMENT. RETIRED U.S. MILITARY, USAF COMMUNICATIONS EXPERT, PROVIDING THE PRESIDENT, VICE-PRESIDENT, CONGRESSMEN AND DIGNITARIES WITH COMMUNICATIONS WHILE AIRBORNE (AIR FORCE ONE AND DESGINATED DIPLOMATIC AIRBORNE MISSIONS
SUPERINTENDENT PRESIDENTIAL RADIO STATION. CERTIFIED CISCO EXPERT AS A CCAr, CCIE R/S, CCIE D/C, CISSP, CISM, CCNA AND CCNP. MICROSOFT EXPERT, MCITP, MCSE WIN 2000 " WIN 10 PRO, ACTIVE DIRECTORY, MS SQL, VMWare, VCAP-DCD CERTIFIED.
Bachelor of ScienceUniversity of Maryland － College Park, Maryland
B.S : Management Information Systems (MIS)Management Information Systems (MIS)
Masters of Science (M.S : Management Information SystemsUniversity of Maryland － College Park, MarylandManagement Information Systems
Masters of Science (M.S : Political Science/International AffairsMiddle East Technical University (METU) － Ankara, TurkeyPolitical Science/International Affairs
Masters of Science (M.S : PsychologyUniversity of Maryland － College Park, MarylandPsychology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D : Computer ScienceGeorgia Institute of Technology (G.T － Atlanta, GeorgiaComputer Science
CCAr (Cisco Certified Architect) " 2015 CCIE R/S (lab & written) " 2014, recertification CCIE D/C (lab & written) " 2014, recertification CCNA CCNP VOICE CISSP CISM (2014) PMP Certified SIX SIGMA Certified ITIL V3 Certified ISO 9000/9002 Trained/Certified SCTE " BCT/E Certified (CATV and CCTV) SDLC MGMT, CASE TOOLS, ERP Systems MCSE/MCITP (WIN 2000, XP, VISTA, WIN 7, WIN 8 PRO, WIN 10 PRO) VCAP-DCD (VMWare) Active Directory (AD) Certified AUTOCAD and VISIO NORTEL Telephony, MSL Certified (Meridian Software Load), SL-100 DELL SAN Certified JAVA (J2EE), MySQL, MS SQL, UNIX/LINUX, ORACLE Certified C++
USA (U.S. Army) AIS Firewall Accreditation U.S. Secret Security Clearance (active) ORGANIZATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS USAF Retiree Association Civil Air Patrol (C.A.P.) " COLONEL, Certified Turbo Prop IFR Rating
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Companies Worked For:
Scientific & Technological Solutions Company
NMS Healthcare LLC
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, US ARMY
University of Maryland
Middle East Technical University (METU)
Georgia Institute of Technology (G.T
Job Titles Held:
PRESIDENT/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER COO
VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNOLOGY
PH.D : LEVEL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP COMPUTER SCIENCE M.S : COMPUTER SCIENCE B.S SUPERINTENDENT PRESIDENTIAL RADIO STATION. CERTIFIED CISCO EXPERT AS A CCAr, CCIE R/S, CCIE D/C, CISSP, CISM, CCNA AND CCNP. MICROSOFT EXPERT, MCITP, MCSE WIN 2000 " WIN 10 PRO, ACTIVE DIRECTORY, MS SQL, VMWare, VCAP-DCD CERTIFIED. Bachelor of Science B.S : Management Information Systems (MIS) Masters of Science (M.S : Management Information Systems Masters of Science (M.S : Political Science/International Affairs Masters of Science (M.S : Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D : Computer Science
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