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Morning Keynote Dawn Meyerriecks, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition and Technology, ODNI Dawn Meyerriecks currently serves as the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition and Technology. In this role, she explores and delivers complex technologies underpinning national missions. Prior to this assignment, she provided senior leadership business and technology consulting direction to government and commercial clients. In addition to consulting, she served on a number of government and commercial advisory boards, to include the STRATCOM C2 Advisory Group, the Defense Science Board, the NCTC Advisory Board, the National Academy of Sciences, the Unisys Federal Advisory Board, and the SunFed Advisory Board. From 2004-2006, Ms. Meyerriecks served as the Senior Vice President for Product Technology at AOL. While at AOL, she was responsible for full lifecycle development and integration of all consumer-facing AOL products and services, including the relaunch of, AOL Instant Messenger, and the open client platform. Prior to AOL, Ms. Meyerriecks worked for nearly ten-years at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), where she was the Chief Technology Officer and Technical Director for the Joint Interoperability and Engineering Organization. Her last assignment was to charter and lead a new Global Information Grid Enterprise Services organization. Ms. Meyerriecks worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a senior engineer and product manager before her tenure at DISA. In addition to being named the Government Computer News Department of Defense Person of the Year for 2004, Ms. Meyerriecks has been honored with numerous other awards, including InfoWorld 2002 CTO of the year; Federal Computer Week 2000 Top 100; InfoWorld 2001 CTO of the year for the government sector; the Presidential Distinguished Service Award, November 2001; the Senior Executive Service Exceptional Achievement Awards in 1998, 1999, 2000; and the National Performance Review in August 1996. In November 2001, she was featured in Fortune magazine as one of the top 100 intellectual leaders in the world. Ms. Meyerriecks earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with a double major in Business from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Loyola Marymount University. Lunch Keynote Kirit Amin, Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Consular Affairs and Director for the Office of Consular Systems & Technology, US Department of State Kirit Amin serves as the Chief Information Officer for the Bureau of Consular Affairs and Director for the Office of Consular Systems and Technology (CST) at the US Department of State. CST develops, installs, provides training, and supports CA's information technology (IT) systems dispersed across 270+ worldwide locations. As CA CIO and Director of CST, Mr. Amin is responsible for all CA IT programs, which support the agency's mission of protecting the lives and interests of American citizens overseas and strengthening U.S. border security. Mr. Amin has a vision for creating a consolidated person-centric IT environment, capable of adapting to new and emerging business requirements. The Bureau of Consular Affairs serves as the public face of the Department of State for millions of United States citizens and foreign nationals around the world. Mr. Amin has more than 30 years of experience in the management, leadership, engineering, design, implementation and direction of large systems integration projects, including the application of current

technology to secure data and network communications. Prior to joining CST in June 2007, Mr. Amin held key IT management positions at Nortel PEC Solutions, Vector Research, Inc., and Computer Sciences Corporation. He is also the founder, former President, and CEO of InfoTec, Inc. Mr. Amin holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from MS University and received his Executive Master of Science degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland. He is married and has a grown up daughter who is an alumni of Virginia Tech and has followed her father's path into the Federal IT world. Moderator Bob Gourley, Editor of & CTO of Crucial Point LLC Bob Gourley is the editor of and is the founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm. Mr. Gourley's first career was as a naval intelligence officer, which included operational tours afloat and ashore. He was the first J2 at DoD's cyber defense organization JTF-CND. Following retirement from the Navy, Mr. Gourley was a senior executive with TRW and Northrop Grumman, and then returned to government service as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Mr. Gourley was named one of the top 25 most influential CTOs in the globe by Infoworld in 2007, and selected for AFCEAs award for meritorious service to the intelligence community in 2008. He was named by Washingtonian as one of DC's "Tech Titans" in 2009. Mr. Gourley was named one of the "Top 25 Most Fascinating Communicators in Government IT" by the Gov2.0 community GovFresh. At Crucial Point, Mr. Gourley leads efforts in due diligence assessments and strategic consulting. He holds three masters degrees, including a master of science degree in scientific and technical intelligence from Naval Postgraduate School, a master of science degree in military science from USMC university, and a master of science degree in computer science from James Madison University. Mr. Gourley has published over 40 articles on a wide range of topics and is a contributor to the 20 Jan 2009 book, Threats in the Age of Obama. Mr. Gourley is a founding and current member of the board of directors of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, a non-profit group focused on enhancing the study of cyber conflict at leading academic institutions and furthering the ability of the nation to understand the complex dynamics of conflict in cyberspace. Mr. Gourley serves on advisory boards for a number of companies including Invincea, Twiki, Spacecurve, JackBe and Triumfant. He is also on the board of Naval Intelligence Professionals, on the Intelligence Committee of AFCEA and the Cyber Committee of INSA. He is an advisor to MissionLink. Mr. Gourley is also on several government advisory boards. Panel 1: Ground Truth on the Emerging Challenges of Enterprise Data Dr. Aaron J. Drew, Systems Engineer, Department of Defense Business Transformation Agency Dr. Aaron J. Drew is a Senior Systems Engineer with the Business Transformation Agency's (BTA), Defense Business Systems Acquisition Executive (DBSAE) component. Dr. Drew represents and supports the Defense Business System Acquisition Executive (DBSAE) by providing critical analysis of all pertinent DoD policies, guidance, instructions, white papers, and audits. Dr. Drew advises the DBSAE with respect to implementing a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) within the DBASE portfolio of business systems. Dr. Drew also provides direct System Engineering support to the numerous Business Programs in the DBSAE Business System Portfolio. In addition to his role as a BTA Senior Systems Engineer, Dr. Drew also

represents and supports the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Architect of the Business Mission Area in the Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer in DoD Enterprise System Engineering meetings. Dr. Drew advises the DCMO BMA CTO & CA with respect to issues dealing with the DoD Enterprise Infrastructure Support Services (NCES SOAF) and Enterprise Business Services (existing and planned). Prior to joining the BTA, Dr. Drew managed the DISA Manpower, Personnel, & Security Directorate's online corporate management information system (CMIS). The CMIS is an end-to-end HRM web based information system. This system housed Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) web applications, databases, and workforce information from each of the seven divisions (Civilian and Military Personnel, Manpower & Personnel Systems Support, Security, Training, Reservist Component, Facilities & Real Estate Information) that make up the Personnel, Manpower, and Security Directorate. Dr. Drew and his team of software engineers were responsible for designing, creating, and implementing the aforementioned HRIS web applications. Dr. Drew was also responsible for ensuring that all divisions' publicly disseminated information, on the CMIS, was timely and useful to the entire Agency workforce. Finally, Dr. Drew also provided oversight and guidance to internally developed web applications and commercially produced products. Dr. Drew served as Chair of the DKO Re-Architecture Working Group, the Data Integration Working Group which was comprised of both DoD government and DoD contractors from the BTA and the Office of the DCMO, and the is currently the Chair of the DoD/Intelligence Community Mediation Working Group. Dr. Drew holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Social Psychology from the University of Delaware, and Master's degrees in Human Resources Management and Management Information System from Marymount University and a Doctorate degree in Management Information Resources from the University of Maryland University College. Dr. Drew is currently serving as an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the University of Maryland University College in their Graduate School of Management & Technology. Dr. Drew previously served as an Adjunct Professor with Marymount University in their Graduate School of Business. Michael Lazar, Senior Solutions Architect, VMware Mr. Lazar is Senior Solutions Architect and GemFire Specialist for the VMware Federal, Cloud Application Platform Team. He has been working with data, data integration, and distributed systems for over 20 years. Prior to its acquisition by VMware, he was the Director of Federal Technology for GemStone Systems, the leading provider of Enterprise Data Fabrics. He has been working closely with Federal agencies and systems integrators in the C4ISR space. Prior to joining GemStone, Mr. Lazar worked for Commerce One as a solutions architect for large B2B exchanges. He worked for Sybase as the chief scientist for the Sybase public sector. In this role, he held clearances at multiple US Intelligence agencies. He worked on global replication architectures, foreign language issues, security software issues, merging text and relational data, and MLS systems. Mr. Lazar began his career as an intelligence analyst for a large US Intelligence agency, and was a founding member of a high tech lab that was charged with helping bring commercial technology to systems at the agency. He was responsible for mapping software, desktop publishing, information management, distributed databases and user-machine interface software) for use and integration into the analytic environment.

Matthew Mead, Senior Principle Consultant, Endeca Matt Mead defines architectural approaches and leads the technical delivery of some of the most challenging Endeca-powered applications in the Public Sector. Mr. Mead draws on fifteen years of software development and systems engineering experience in his work, during which time he has contributed to the successful deployment of dozens of integrated systems across numerous government agencies. In his recent work, Mr. Mead has been responsible for the success of multiple terabyte-scale Endeca deployments, architecting the role of Open Source Software and selection of shard distribution schemes in complement to Endeca product capabilities. Panel 2: Smart Data Strategies Glenn Duzy, Solutions Architect, F5 Networks Mr. Duzy has over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology and hardware industries, primarily focused in the network attached storage (NAS) space. He has held positions at Silicon Graphics, NetApp, Glasshouse Technologies, and most recently F5 Networks. Over the years, Mr. Duzy has helped many companies manage and optimize their unstructured data environments. As a Solutions Architect within the Data Solutions group of F5 Networks, Mr. Duzy has worked with many multi-national corporations engaging large scale NAS migrations and virtualization efforts. The Solutions Architect team is also responsible for reviewing and assisting with the formulation of F5 ARX product requirements and developing custom scripts/applications to meet customer needs. Mr. Duzy is based in West Hartford, CT. Greg Fairbank, President and CEO, Saratoga Data Greg Fairbank comes to Saratoga Data with an extensive background in enterprise software development and sales at high-growth technology companies. In his most recent role, Mr. Fairbank developed Endeca Technologies' rapidly growing government practice, successfully selling enterprise software to US civilian, military and intelligence agencies. As a software development manager at Sapient Corporation, he managed Sapient's first off-shore software development effort and delivered online banking and commerce applications to Fortune 500 clients. As a United States Army officer, Mr. Fairbank was last assigned to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. During his tenure with the Joint Chiefs, he represented his unit to the US Congress and provided briefings to the senior leadership of the Department State and Defense. Mr. Fairbank holds a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Bob Flores, President and Chief Executive Officer, Applicology Incorporated Bob Flores is the Founder, President, and CEO of Applicology Incorporated, an independent consulting firm specializing in information technology and cyber security issues. Prior to starting Applicology, Mr. Flores spent 31 years at the CIA and held various positions in the Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Support, and the National Clandestine Service. Toward the end of his career at the CIA, he spent three years as the CIO's Chief Technology Officer where he was responsible for ensuring that the Agency's technology investments matched the needs of its mission. During this time Mr. Flores was also the Agency's representative on several government-wide information sharing committees and councils. In addition to his senior level leadership and management positions, his career included assignments in applications programming, training and education, contract and project management, and both line and

staff management roles at various levels of the Agency. He holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Statistics from Virginia Tech. Mr. Flores is an independent Director for Appistry and sits on the advisory boards of Citizant, Criterion Systems, Near Infinity, Solutions Made Simple, and Triumfant.

Mike O'Donnell Vice President of Federal Sales, EMC Backup Recovery Systems Division As Vice President of Federal Sales for EMC's Backup Recovery Systems (BRS) Division, Mike O'Donnell spearheads the company's Federal sales efforts for the Data Domain, Avamar, Networker and Disk Library product lines. Prior to EMC's acquisition of Data Domain in July of 2009, Mike led Data Domain's Federal Division sales efforts for nearly four years, all of which were marked by rapid revenue growth. Prior to joining Data Domain as Government Sales Director in 2005, he held management positions at several leading data storage companies, including Network Appliance. Mike's tenure in the storage exceeds 20 years, with the majority of it focused in the government accounts sector.

Panel 3: New Models for Today's Realities Jon Bock, Director of Product Marketing, Aster Data Jon Bock is Director of Product Marketing at Aster Data, where he leads efforts to help customers understand how to use Aster Data technology to overcome the challenges of big data management and advanced analytics. Mr. Bock has more than a dozen years of experience in the technology industry including roles at VMware, HP, and Analog Devices. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Greg Palmer, Manager Sales Engineering, Composite Software Mr. Palmer has spent over 25 years helping corporations and Federal Government customers plan and implement data oriented solutions. Mr. Palmer currently runs the Systems Engineering organization at Composite Software that is responsible for helping customers integrate data virtualization and integration products into their Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse and Data Services infrastructures. Bryce Petty, Chief Technology Officer, SMSi Bryce Petty is SMSi's Chief Technology Officer and lead Data Architect. Mr. Petty has almost fifteen years of experience working with advanced technologies such as clustered file systems and distributed computing. Since joining SMSi in 2005, he has worked closely with customers to insure that Twister Data Framework remains a leader in the rapidly evolving data integration market. He has spearheaded Twister integration efforts with technologies such as columnar databases, XML databases, inverted text indexes, and cloud computing. Mr. Petty has BS degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. Panel 4: Sensemaking in an Age of Overwhelming Data Danielle Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer, Thetus Danielle Forsyth is the CEO of Thetus Corporation, a semantic knowledge modeling and analysis software company based in Portland, Oregon. She spent her formative years at Hewlett-Packard in the

workstation and graphics groups. Over the years, Danielle has held management, engineering and marketing positions in several 3D graphics, modeling, animation and security software companies. She has delivered software systems and developed product and business strategies for a variety of companies, including: Wavefront, Autodesk, Digital Equipment, Microsoft, Digimarc and @Last Software (Sketchup). Danielle co-founded Thetus in 2002. She holds degrees in math, computer science and business. Dr. J. Greg Hanson, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Criterion Systems Dr. J. Greg Hanson brings nearly 30 years of technology leadership experience to Criterion. Prior to joining Criterion, Dr. Hanson served as Chief Information Officer for the United States Senate where he was responsible for the technology vision and strategy for the Senate. Dr. Hanson will contribute to all aspects of strategic decision making for Criterion, and focus on innovative technology solutions for key Government customers. · CIO, United States Senate. Directed the entire information infrastructure including data, telecommunications, back office systems, information assurance, and technology to support emergency operations and continuity of operations (COOP). Dr. Hanson was also responsible for introducing new technology, and research and development for the Senate. He oversaw an organization of over 250 full-time employees as well as an army of contractors supporting an installed base of over 12,000 machines (10,000 desktop, 1,200 laptop) networked across the United States in 445 LANs. · CTO, Universal Systems & Technology (UNITECH). Led the development and execution of technology and business strategies, growing the company from $42M in annual revenues to over $80M in less than two years. Dr. Hanson was also responsible for UNITECH's total quality program, leading the company to complete its first ISO 9000 certification in less than nine months. · CTO, Telos Corporation. Telos is a $200M international technology company serving private and government markets. His many successes included leading product and technology development, rebuilding the IT staff and infrastructure, developing Telos' first dynamic web portal, and deploying an information infrastructure to support five new businesses. · Chief Software Engineer United States Air Force. Developed global software policies and led the agency's $345M Y2K program. Served as Chief Scientist at NATO's Central Region Headquarters, where he managed a $200M command and control project, directed a four-contractor international consortium, and built NATO's largest local area network. His broad experience also includes four years as CIO, Under Secretary Defense (Acquisition), where he led a technology development and support division and managed $110M in contracts and resources. Dr. Hanson is a respected international lecturer and author with numerous awards for leadership and professional excellence. He has been an active member of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Greater Washington Board of Trade, and Northern Virginia Technology Council. Dr. Hanson earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida, a Masters of Science degree in Information Systems from the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is also an Adjunct Full Professor, teaching graduate computer science courses for the University of Maryland. Brian Pavlicek, Principal, Absolute Business Solutions Corp. As Principal of the ABSc QuantAlytics division, Brian brings over 13 years of Intelligence Community information technology and consulting services experience to the ABSc consulting services team. A

certified Adobe Insight Data Architect, Administrator and Analyst, Brian currently serves as the senior technical/system engineer, data architect and analytical lead responsible for the complete architectural design, server implementation, dataset and profile design, configuration, implementation and maintenance of the Adobe Insight web analytic software utility on a variety of multi-network environments ­ providing web analytics and metrics reporting to many CIO-level stakeholders within the Intelligence Community. By utilizing Adobe Insight along with many other of the industry's most cuttingedge technologies, Brian has developed the highest quality standards for the ABSc QuantAlytics team. In addition to proudly serving in the United States Army, Brian is a Certified UNIX System Administrator with an undergraduate degree in Business from New Mexico State University. Tim Schmidt, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Transportation Tim Schmidt is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT). He serves as the department's technology advocate, strategist and thought leader. Mr. Schmidt advocates, monitors, evaluates and communicates new and evolving technological and process solutions to solve cross-modal challenges and fill gaps where necessary. He works with senior leadership within DOT and is responsible for assisting with the coordination and integrations of technical policies, guidelines, procedures, and activities to ensure effective and efficient strategic planning in support of DOT missions and objectives. Mr. Schmidt initiates and evaluates the collection and monitoring of technology research to educate the DOT community about technological breakthroughs. Prior to joining DOT Headquarters, Mr. Schmidt held numerous senior management and executive positions both within and outside the federal government, including the Federal Aviation Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and the White House. One of the hallmarks of his time at the White House Communications Agency was leading both Reagan-Gorbachev Summits hosted in Geneva and Reykjavik. He is a retired Army officer, having served for over 20 years within the Department of Defense.


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