2010 to Present, Chief Technology Officer,
Florida Hospital Nicholson
2006 to 2010, Chief Technology Officer,
US Army Simulation, Training, &
2004 to 2006, Chief Engineer, SPARTA
to 2004, Vice President and Group CTO, Titan
1998 to Present, President, Modelbenders
1998 to 2000, Vice President of Technology, BTG Inc.
1991 to 1998, Technical Director, Mystech Associates, Inc.
1988 to 1991, Senior Engineer, General Dynamics, Combined
Arms Systems Engineering Center.
1986 to 1988, Operations Analyst, General
Dynamics, Operations Research Department.
2015 to Present, Adjunct Professor and
MIGS Fellowship Director, Columbia
University Medical Center, New York.
2013 to Present, Professor of Medical
of Central Florida College of Medicine.
2009 to Present, Graduate Faculty Scholar,
Modeling and Simulation Program, University
of Central Florida.
2011 to 2012, Professor, Mathematics and Statistics,
Adventist University of Health
2002 to 2003, Adjunct Professor, Industrial Engineering, University
of Central Florida.
1996 to 1998, Adjunct Professor, Operations Research, Florida
Institute of Technology.
1998 to 2001, Lecturer, Modeling and Simulation, Georgia
Tech Research Institute.
1999 to 2000, Instructor, Computer Game Development, Full
1983 to 1985, Instructor, Mathematics, Texas
Doctorate in Management, University
of Maryland, 2008.
MS in Technology Management, University
of Maryland, 2003.
MBA, University of Maryland, 2002.
PhD in Computer Science, Century
MS in Statistics, Texas Tech University,
BS in Applied Mathematics, Colorado
State University, 1982.
Project Management Professional,
Project Management Institute, 2004.
Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional,
NTSA Certification Commission,
Certified Manager, Institute of Certified
Professional Managers, 1989.
Extended Studies, Radar Systems Analysis, 1987-1988.
A CTO Thinks About Innovation.
Chief Technology Officer: Defining the Responsibilities of the Senior Technical Executive.
Innovation for Innovators: Theory, Practice, and Leadership for a
Game Technology in Medical Education: An Inquiry into the Effectiveness of New Tools.
Military Simulation and Serious Games: Where we came from and where we are going.
Patterns of Strength: New Habits of Personality, Intelligence, and Relationships
Advice written on the back of a business card.
Fortune Cookies: Small secrets on making a fortune.
Texts 2 Teens: Sending the advice that they desperately need.
Simulation Interoperability: Challenges in Linking, Live, Virtual, and Constructive Systems.
In the Footsteps of Franklin.
2008-2009, President, AFCEA Central Florida Chapter.
Surgical Fellowship Director,
Columbia University Medical Center.
Board of Directors, National
Center for Simulation.
Scholarship Donation, UCF
Simulation First Scholarship.
Grant Donation, Georgia Tech Modeling
and Simulation research and Education Center.
External Advisory Board, Sandia National
Laboratories, Grand Challenge on Border Security.
Board, University of Florida, Computer
and Information Science Department.
Industrial Advisory Board, University of Central Florida, Management
Information Systems Department.
Editorial Board, IRI Research Technology
Editorial Board, ACM Transactions
on Modeling and Computer Simulation.
Editorial Board, Simulation News Europe.
Lecturer, Georgia Tech Course
on Modeling, Simulation, and Gaming of Warfare.
Lecturer, Game Developer's Conference.
1997-1999, Chairman, ACM Special
Interest Group for Simulation.
1995-1997, Vice-Chairman, ACM Special
Interest Group for Simulation.
1994-1997, General Chair, SCS/InfORMS
Electronic Conference on Training Simulation Series.
1997, Program Chair, SCS
International Conference on Web Based Modeling and Simulation.
1991 to Present, Numerous Professional Conference Program Committees
2014 Des Cummings Innovation Award, Florida Hospital
2013 Top Leader in Technology and Innovation Management, International Association of Management of Technology
2012 Schwartz Innovation Award, Orlando Economic Development Commission
2009 ACM SIGSIM
Distinguished Contribution Award.
2009 AFCEA Meritorious Service Award.
2007 AFCEA Distinguished Service to Education Award.
2002 STRICOM Team Achievement Recognition (STAR Award) for the IEWTPT Project.
2002 SIWsie Best Paper Award, Spring 2002 Simulation Interoperability Workshop.
2002 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, University of Maryland (Top 10% of students).
2002 Orlando Business Journal Up and Comer Award.
2001 Baird Award, Best Article, Armed
Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
2001 Distinguished Lectureship, Association for Computing Machinery SIGSIM.
2000 Customer Service Award, BTG Inc.
1999 Service Award, Association for Computing Machinery.
1997 Service Award, Association for Computing Machinery.
1992 Outstanding Contribution Award, Society for Computer Simulation
1987 General Manager's Letter of Commendation, General Dynamics Corporation.
2005 Presidential Management Fellow, U.S. Executive Branch.
2002 SIWsie Best Paper Award, Fall 2002 Simulation Interoperability Workshop.
1999 Modeling and Simulation Award, Defense Modeling and Simulation Office
1996 Discover Award for Technological Innovation, Discover Magazine.
1996 Rolex Awards for Enterprise, Rolex Corporation S.A.
1993 Baird Award,
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
1991 Lanchester Prize, Operations Research Society of America
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