Maj. Gen Tracy King

Exc. Board Advisor

United States Marine Corps (USMC), Retired. Major General King (MGK) served most recently as the Commanding General of the United States Marine Forces Europe and Africa from 2021 to September 2023. Previously, he served as the Director of Expeditionary Warfare, advising the Chief of Naval Operations on all things expeditionary, and as the Director for Asia, advising the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on all matters related to Asia.

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United States Marine Corps (USMC), Retired. Major General King (MGK) served most recently as the Commanding General of the United States Marine Forces Europe and Africa from 2021 to September 2023. Previously, he served as the Director of Expeditionary Warfare, advising the Chief of Naval Operations on all things expeditionary, and as the Director for Asia, advising the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on all matters related to Asia. MGK will develop strategic alliances as the Executive Board Advisor within the Defense and Aerospace markets. He will oversee the company’s representation within the US Government for Program of Record engagements domestically (CONUS) and internationally (OCONUS).

Technology is a powerful enabler, but it's ultimately the people who make the real difference. Our team's expertise, dedication, and passion drive our success and set us apart."

Dr. Timothy (Tim) Carter

Group CEO

At ICS Nett, Inc. (ICS), Dr. Timothy (Tim) Carter’s leadership focuses on Advanced Information Systems and Digital Modernization Services. With 25+ years in executive leadership positions at Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), Lockheed Martin, Atomic Weapons Establishment PLC in the UK, and ATK.



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His notable achievements include spearheading high-value capital mega projects, such as establishing a new organic defense industrial base at SAMI, resulting in substantial revenue growth and increased market presence.

Tim’s leadership has been instrumental in driving strategic enterprise-wide performance improvements and fostering international partnerships for business success. At ICS, Tim’s vision and strategic acumen contribute to the company’s position as a leader in providing advanced information systems and digital modernization services to government and commercial clients worldwide.

Technology is a powerful enabler, but it's ultimately the people who make the real difference. Our team's expertise, dedication, and passion drive our success and set us apart."

Mike Poel

President
Mike joined ICS in 2012 after retiring from Fannie Mae as a Director. Since then, he has been responsible for decision-making for ICS’s organic growth, expansion, investments, and product development. As the CEO/COO, Mike was crucial in maintaining communication and ensuring critical relationships with stakeholders, including that the Executive Board, clients, partners, and regulatory bodies were represented and protected.

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As an Innovation and Technology visionary, Mike has spearheaded all technological advancements and innovation within ICS to remain competitive. In addition, he has led several R&D initiatives to drive technological innovation in line with ICS’s financial health, ensuring budget revenues align with the company’s expansion.

Mike has won several company awards for maintaining ICS’s ethos (culture and values), setting ICS’s culture and employees’ values, promoting a positive work environment, and ensuring culture aligns with the board’s goals and objectives. His external representation as the face of the company in public engagements, conferences, and industry events has promoted the brand and network with industry leaders.

Technology is a powerful enabler, but it's ultimately the people who make the real difference. Our team's expertise, dedication, and passion drive our success and set us apart."

KEN BLOUNT

Executive Vice President,
Business Development & Strategy

Since 2009, Ken has driven defense and aerospace strategy and business development roles by providing day-to-day foresight, industry expertise, operational leadership, and ethical stewardship to drive each division’s success in a highly US government-specialized and regulated sector.




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He plays a pivotal role as Executive Board of Directors in a multifaceted organization, encompassing strategic leadership, decision-making, and operational oversight by setting the direction as the lead capture manager to bid and proposal teams, aligning it with client objectives that involve assessing market trends, identifying growth opportunities, and developing long-term strategies for business expansion and development.

As an industry expert and visionary, Ken provides technological advancements, geopolitical trends, and industry regulations by capitalizing on emerging opportunities and navigating market/competitive challenges as the Lead of Business Development and Partnerships teams. He further cultivates strategic partnerships and collaborations on all business opportunities by fostering relationships with government agencies, defense contractors, and partner stakeholders using his years of risk assessment and mitigation experience in compliance and regulatory standards and understanding risks.

Since 2009, Ken has overseen budget allocation, financial planning, and resource management for all projects, ensuring cost-effective strategies without compromising quality or safety. His claim to success has been ethical and Social Responsibility. Ken maintains the highest ethical standards and promotes corporate social responsibility initiatives by involving and maintaining ethical practices, promoting diversity, and contributing positively to society.

Innovation is the key to success in today's rapidly evolving world. We must constantly push boundaries and challenge the status quo to deliver the best solutions for our clients and customers."

KWASI SPEEDE

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Speede is an experienced executive with over 25 years of leadership in IT integration. He specializes in product management, business development, and IT transformation. His expertise includes healthcare IT, cloud solutions, and emergency coordination. He has a strong track record in delivering innovative products and forming strategic partnerships. Mr. Speede holds an MBA in Information Systems and has taught software development.

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Mr. Speede is a professional hands-on executive in the Information Technology Integration business, with more than 25 years of experience leading IT organizations and multiple departments simultaneously. His leadership experience spans both internal and external Product Management functions and includes presiding as leader of all product development operations, product program implementation, business development, and program acquisition. Mr. Speede has strength in entrepreneurship, engineering, healthcare IT, Health and Wellness product marketing, product development, organizational motivation, product branding, strategic organizational culture, IT transformation, and program management.

As the former Vice President for an emerging federal systems integrator, Mr. Speede directed strategic business expansion in growth areas important to Federal Civilian markets. He was responsible for establishing a new customer base across 4 federal civilian agencies while rebranding the company and establishing new Federal Market positioning strategies. Mr. Speede served with the leadership team to manage the company’s ongoing growth strategy, and provided insight into how the firm delivered technical business services to drive near term and future demand within the Federal Civilian markets. He is credited with establishing new governance policies and for building new business development best practices as a foundation for excellence in capture and strategic growth planning. Prior to serving as Vice President, Mr. Speede served as Chief Strategy Officer for an emerging mobility company and was responsible for implementing private cloud solutions that integrate health records and provide ambulatory workflow solutions within the private and public sector markets.

In his role as Chief Strategy Officer of an Electronic Medical Records / Telemedicine company within the Health Care IT industry Mr. Speede implemented private cloud solutions for securing and delivering personal health records. In that role he was responsible for the product vision, product strategy, design, development, and marketing of an innovative mobile personal health record aggregation company with IoT integration. Mr. Speede developed and sold products to more than 50,000 hospital and health care delivery practices within the second largest electronic medical records network nationally. He was also responsible for integration with the more than 5.2 million beneficiaries within the Veterans Health Administration, 70 percent of the Health and Fitness clubs nationally and healthcare payers.

Mr. Speede presented to public and private healthcare stakeholders and provided solutions for how to introduce innovative incentive based systems to improve patient care. He also marketed care delivery models to encourage greater integration of care with more patient involvement. For the healthcare industry he demonstrated how to implement tech solutions to support reconfigured patient services models which improve financial performance, increase cost effectiveness, improve population health status, and boost quality of outcomes in support of continuity of care. Mr. Speede notably was responsible for delivering a new generation of products to market as the IoT Personal Health Information Exchange for patient centric care and continuity between healthcare and wellness with proactive fitness lifestyles.

Mr. Speede brings leadership strength through his experience managing large corporate partnerships, and overseeing go to market strategy. Mr. Speede also has a depth of experience with the transformation of product ideas from their early stages into actionable concepts, timelines, and projects while maintaining a dissemination of the vision across all product delivery stakeholder teams. His expertise includes leading product pricing strategy, marketing needs, and the overall objectives of the business both short, medium and long term. He has presided as the manager of day-to-day product management activities for the purpose of ensuring delivery of product and business goals within the healthcare market. Mr. Speede also ensured product compliance with needed health care standards and regulations, including security compliance in the federal markets.

Previously for ICS, Mr. Speede served 8 years’ as Executive Vice President over Business Development, and Product Management for software products including 6 years in Product Management oversight. Reporting directly to the CEO, he has managed a peak of over 100 technical personnel across software development, infrastructure, requirements management, testing, architecture, configuration management, deployment, quality assurance, and customer account management departments. Mr. Speede has over two decades of experience being responsible for business development in the federal markets while also managing departmental functions surrounding product development, including mentorship role for key product management personnel, constantly ensuring improvement in their professional skills and providing assistance in mastering their duties, conflict resolution, team building and goal achievement strategies.

Previously for ICS he has overseen strategic product development, and strategic corporate business development partnerships for long term growth, market leadership and innovation. He formulated and maintained key partnerships and managed government and private sector alliances including customers within the Department of Homeland Security, Civilian and Department of Defense markets. Mr. Speede has successfully overseen partnerships with large systems integrators including IBM, FiberLink, SAIC, CACI, and CSC, CGI and more. He is credited with winning and leading to successful completion of one of the Top 10 highest risk Federal Government programs in the Department of Commerce.

Mr. Speede has previously served as Director of Emergency Coordination at General Dynamics for 6 years, and Program Manager of Decision Support Systems at MCI Telecommunications. Mr. Speede presided over the delivery of several Billion dollars in Disaster relief funding by leading 3 separate lines of business at General Dynamics Emergency Coordination for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. His career also includes development of the international standard for XML-based Public warning messaging framework, the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) currently in use at the US Department of Homeland Security with wider sustained adoption within the global emergency management community.

Mr. Speede is a graduate of Binghamton University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Political Science. He earned an MBA Cum Laude, from the Binghamton University Graduate School of Management in Information Systems and has been a software developer by trade. He has lectured for 2 years at the Binghamton University School of Management in Information Systems and is credited with teaching classes for federal clients that enabled transition into innovative and emerging software development technologies and leading edge data driven software engineering techniques.

In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, successful businesses must embrace IT integration as a strategic imperative to stay ahead of the competition."

KHANH HO-SI

Executive Vice President,
Engineering Services

Mr. Khanh Ho-Si is a seasoned professional in the EPC industry with over 35 years of experience. He has worked extensively in the Middle East, managing major oil and gas projects. His expertise includes IT, Automation, Construction, and data center solutions. Currently, he serves as the ICS Project Director for data center contracts in Saudi Arabia.

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Mr. Khanh Ho-Si is a seasoned professional in the EPC industry with over 35 years of experience. Mr. Ho-Si has spent over 30 years in the Middle East and handled a variety of major projects in oil and gas industry encompassing IT, Automation, and Construction.

Over the span of his career, Mr. Ho-Si held numerous executive, technical, and managerial positions with international corporations. He established and executed corporate capture planning and development strategies covering new technology. His expertise encompasses design, engineering, construction, IT and security solutions, data center solutions, ICT infrastructure, Energy Management systems, and SCADA systems.

His lengthy work experience includes working previously for WorleyParsons and successfully managed and delivered several important oil and gas projects for Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, and Qatar Petroleum.

Presently Mr. Ho-Si is working as the ICS Project Director for the design-build contract of data centers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr. Ho-Si holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from McGill University.

In the EPC industry, success is driven by a combination of technical excellence, efficient project management, and strong collaboration. We strive to excel in all these areas to deliver exceptional results for our clients."

BECKY LEWIS

Executive Vice President,
Managed Support Services
Becky Lewis is the Executive Vice President for Managed Support Services at ICS. She specializes in Cybersecurity, Customer Engagement Solutions, and State, Local, & Education (SLED) business areas. Becky’s achievements include winning contracts for call center services and designing an AI-enabled IVR system. She has also played a significant role in securing a long-term cybersecurity program contract for ICS. Her expertise and relationships have earned the trust of clients and contract awards for the company.

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Rebecca “Becky” Lewis is the Executive Vice President for Managed Support Services where she specializes in the Cybersecurity, Customer Engagement Solutions, and State, Local, & Education (SLED) business areas. Becky started at ICS in 2008 and utilized her previous call center/help desk management experience at Fannie Mae to win the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) SmarTrip® Regional Customer Service Center (RCSC) contract for ICS in March of 2014. This was the first call center for WMATA utilizing a cloud-based technology solution. While running the SmarTrip® RCSC, Becky won a contract with the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to support end users of their new transit system mobile application and web portal allowing customers to access mobile ticket accounts. In 2022, ICS returned to MTA to design an AI enabled IVR in support of a new fare collection system. This state-of-the-art IVR uses “natural speak” technology permitting customers to just voice their reason for calling and receive self-service responses. In 2019, Becky was tapped by senior management to support our largest Cybersecurity program within the DOD. She quickly became entrenched in the program and worked diligently on the re-compete strategy, resulting in a five-year contract award that runs through 2027. Becky’s unique experience in operations, human resources and business development have contributed to her ability to develop key relationships in her business verticals earning trust from her clients and contract awards for ICS.

At ICS, we strive to deliver exceptional customer engagement solutions that not only meet our clients' needs but exceed their expectations."

FAWAD S. FARUQI

Fawad S. Faruqi is an experienced professional in the banking industry with 18 years of experience, primarily in the Financial Markets – Treasury sector. He has worked with global financial institutions, including Standard Chartered Bank PLC and Deutsche Bank AG, Pakistan. Fawad has expertise in devising financial hedging strategies and managing derivative portfolios. In his role at ICS, he focuses on enhancing operational efficiency, corporate governance, and client interactions. He holds an MBA degree from the College of Business Management, Pakistan.

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Fawad S. Faruqi streamlines operational efficiencies across the organization. He brings a wealth of 18 years’ experience in the banking industry, in Pakistan, out of which, an enriching 16 years were spent working for the Financial Markets – Treasury.

Before joining ICS, Mr. Faruqi worked for 16 years with global financial institutions, which include Standard Chartered Bank PLC and more recently, he was the Head of Financial Markets Sales at Deutsche Bank AG, Pakistan. Over the years, in his previous roles, Fawad was responsible for product pitches by devising financial hedging strategies for Clients through complex Structured Products (Derivatives), and successfully hedged their Foreign Currency, Interest Rate as well as Commodity derivative (Crude Oil, Coal & Copper) portfolios.

Mr. Faruqi is responsible for improving the over-all operational excellence, corporate governance, working with teams internally and conducting client interactions on Projects. He holds an M.B.A degree from College of Business Management, Pakistan.

Operational efficiency is the backbone of any successful organization. By optimizing processes and streamlining workflows, we can unlock the true potential of our business."

GOKULA DOSS

Vice President,
Corporate Excellence

Mr. Doss is a seasoned IT professional with over 30 years of experience in IT and Engineering. He has expertise in architecture, design, and implementation for large projects, including cloud migration and modernization. He has established a Program Management Office and implemented best practices in quality management, IT service management, and information security. Mr. Doss has successfully led complex projects in various industries, including aviation and government systems. He has a passion for SMART technology projects and data center/systems migration to the cloud. Currently, he is focused on enhancing ICS Nett’s capabilities in program/project management, quality management, and cybersecurity. Mr. Doss holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering.

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Mr. Doss is a seasoned IT professional with over 30 years’ experience in the IT and Engineering industry. He has hands-on experience in architecture, design and implementation through its lifecycle for large and complex projects including commercial airlines and large U.S. government systems involving modernization and migration to the Cloud.

Mr. Doss has established a Program Management Office (PMO) from the ground-up, instituting best practices conforming to Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI-ML3), established alignment of Quality Management (ISO 9001: 2008, 2015), IT Service Management (ITSM) (ISO 20000: 2011, 2018) and Information Security (ISO 27001: 2013) per ISO Standards and NIST, FISMA Compliance. Mr. Doss has mastered various Software Engineering Life Cycle (SDLC) management practices involving waterfall, Rapid Application Development (RAD), Rational Unified Process and the recent Agile/Scrum using Feature and Test Driven Design (FDD/TDD) methodologies. He also implemented rigorous DevOps practices.

Mr. Doss is one of a handful in the leadership team that executed a timely completion of Decennial Census in 2010 using Agile and rigorous DevOps practices. Prior to joining ICS, Mr. Doss has been a Project Manager and Solutions Architect for Lockheed Martin and Raytheon where he led various large scale multi-year projects to a successful completion. His work involved complex Solution Architecture, Design, Data Modeling and Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) and migration/modernization of a Legacy system for the USPTO (U.S. Patent and Trade Mark Office), implementing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) to support numerous interfacing systems, Data Mart and Business Intelligence Systems.

Mr. Doss started his career with Air India, implementing Real-Time Reservations, Departure Control systems and Flight Planning. Mr. Doss pioneered many innovative solutions including Passenger-Baggage reconciliation and disaster recovery for IT systems. Such experiences led Mr. Doss to the development of Advanced Automation in Air Traffic Control systems with the FAA and IBM, where he led a team of Engineers as Dy. Program Manager.

Mr. Doss, has a passionate for planning and implementing complex SMART technology projects, as well as the design/migration of large and complex Data Center/Systems to the Cloud.

Currently, Mr. Doss has taken responsibilities to enhance the capabilities of ICS Nett in Program/Project Management, Quality Management and Cyber Security to meet the demands of many complex projects.

Mr. Doss holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras, India.

Cybersecurity is a top priority in today's interconnected world. I am determined to strengthen our defenses and safeguard critical systems and data from evolving threats."

ABDUL AZIZ MOHAMMED

Director, Software Development & Support

Abdul Aziz is the Director of Software Development & Support with expertise in Microsoft Dynamics AX & D365 ERP software. He is responsible for architectural development, solution integration, software evaluation, and team supervision. Abdul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications and certifications as a Microsoft Certified Dynamics 365 Solution Architect and Oracle Certified Database Administrator.

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Abdul Aziz has been working as Director of Software Development & Support with 15 years of technology experience in Microsoft Dynamics AX & D365 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software. Before this, he was working as Microsoft Dynamics AX Administrator for ICS Nett. As Director of Software Development & Support, Abdul Aziz is responsible for developing and maintaining the architectural road map, combining solution, integration, and infrastructure activities also from an operational perspective and evaluating software solutions and system performance, as well as supervising the software development team.

Abdul Aziz has a Bachelors in Computer Applications. He is also Microsoft Certified Dynamics 365 Solution Architect and Oracle Certified Database Administrator.

In the world of software development, adaptability is key. Embrace change, pivot when necessary, and always strive for continuous improvement."

DARNELL LOMAX

Deputy Program Manager

Darnell Lomax has over 40 years of experience in the DoD and Intelligence Industry. He currently serves as Deputy Program Manager for a major DoD agency, overseeing cybersecurity operations and policies. He has provided leadership in both government and corporate settings, specializing in cybersecurity and project management. Darnell holds advanced degrees and certifications in cybersecurity and information resource management.

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Mr. Darnell Lomax has over 40 years of experience in both the DoD and the Intelligence Industry (IC). Darnell is currently serving as the Deputy Program Manager for a major DoD agency where he is responsible for managing/leading the cyber teams and coordinating with government and program POCs to set priorities for Cybersecurity policies and programs, conducting reviews and assessments, performing defensive Cyber operations, and maintaining certification and accreditation. The Deputy Program Manager, working side-by-side with the Program Manager, will report the status of cleared personnel and approved system accesses, and is responsible for developing, presenting, integrating, and monitoring Cybersecurity policies and requirements.

While serving in the United States Army, Darnell supported a multitude of organizations and agencies.  In the Intelligence industry, he has provided corporate leadership facilitating and helping government organizations identify actionable program and project management for cyber security for their current infrastructure.  Additionally, he has defined cross-functional programs and designs for implementation of Cyber Security solutions to protect critical infrastructure related to Information Systems. 

Darnell serves on the External Advisory board for Technology and Cyber Security for Bowie State. Darnell has a M.S Cyber Security from University of Maryland, a M.S Information Resource Management from Central Michigan University and a B.S. in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1995. He also possesses a PMP Certification and a CISM certification, in addition to being Software Engineering Certified.

Effective project management is about striking the right balance between innovation and risk management. It's about embracing change while ensuring the stability and resilience of our systems."

ROBERT “BJ” KARP

Cyber Defense Operations Engineering Lead

Robert “BJ” Karp Jr is an experienced cybersecurity professional specializing in cyber threat hunting and vulnerability analysis. He has 9 years of experience working on DoD enclaves, including assignments with the Marine Corps Cyber Protection Team and the Marine Corps Cyber Operations Group. BJ is currently employed as a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer and CDO Engineering Lead at ICS Nett. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Security from George Mason University.

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Robert “BJ” Karp Jr is an accomplished security professional with extensive cybersecurity experience. He has been working for ICS Nett since 2021 as Senior Cybersecurity Engineer and CDO Engineering Lead. BJ specializes in Cyber Threat Hunting Operations and Vulnerability Analysis on DoD enclaves. 

BJ has 9 years’ experience as a Cyber Threat Hunter, Vulnerability Management Specialist, and Cybersecurity engineer primarily covering DoD enclaves. 

BJ’s previous assignments include being a member of a Marine Corps Cyber Protection Team (CPT) conducting vulnerability analysis and host-based hunt analyst/engineer utilizing tools such as: Splunk, Nessus Vulnerability Scanner, FireEye HX, and Tanium. BJ was also a member of the MCCOG (Marine Corps Cyber Operations Group) VMT (Vulnerability Management Team) responsible for analyzing the vulnerability stature for the Marine Corps MCEN (Marine Core Enterprise Enclave). 

BJ Karp has a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Security and a Minor in Business from George Mason University.  

I believe in a proactive approach to cybersecurity. Instead of waiting for attacks to happen, we should actively hunt for threats and neutralize them before they cause damage."

CHRISTOPHER HASKELL

Information System Security Engineer Lead

Christopher Haskell is an experienced security and network architect leading a team of Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSE) supporting intelligence agencies in the DoD. He possesses extensive knowledge of federal IT cybersecurity requirements and holds industry certifications. Christopher holds an MBA in Information Systems and a BA in Business Information Systems.

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Christopher Haskell is an experienced security and network architect with over 10+ years of hands-on technical engineering experience in assessing, designing and implementing complex and secure IT solutions. As an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) Lead, Christopher is directing a team of ISSE’s that support intelligence agencies within the DoD.

His knowledge and expertise with Federal IT cybersecurity requirements include the Risk Management Framework (RMF), DISA STIGs, eMASS, DoD Policy and NIST Special Publications, has proven invaluable to our Government partners in reviewing and analyzing emerging IT infrastructure, application, and Cloud projects as well as ensuring all current Agency assets remain compliant and secure.

Chris holds a number of industry engineering and security certifications from Cisco, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and CompTIA as well as a M.B.A. in Information Systems, and a B.A. in Business Information Systems from Ashford University.

Cybersecurity is a constantly evolving field, and it's our duty to stay informed, continuously learn, and adapt to emerging threats. There's always something new to discover and defend against."

JEFFREY GARRETT

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Jeffrey Garrett is a seasoned security professional with over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity. He joined ICS Nett in 2020 as a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer. Jeff specializes in network monitoring and advanced malware detection, ensuring the smooth operation of alert systems. He has previously worked at FireEye Incorporated, providing technical support and managing threat prevention platforms. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

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Jeffrey Garrett is an accomplished security professional with extensive cybersecurity experience. He has been working for ICS Nett since 2020 as Senior Cybersecurity Engineer. Jeff Garrett provides cybersecurity expertise to install, operate and maintain network monitoring tools capable of advanced malware detection. Additionally, he provides assistance in the alert triage process and ensure the alert flow from the sensors to the monitoring SIEM is maintained/operational.

Jeff Garrett has over 20 years’ experience as a Cybersecurity, Network & Support Engineer covering multiple DOD, financial and commercial infrastructures.

Jeff Garrett’s previous assignments include extensive cybersecurity experience as a Principal Designated Support Engineer at FireEye Incorporated, providing technical support and account management of various threat prevention platforms and worked rapidly across multiple departments/teams to solve complex technical problems relating to FireEye’s technology (EX, NX, AX, CM, PX, IA, and ETP).

Jeff Garrett has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

As a cybersecurity engineer, I'm driven by the mission to protect and defend. Knowing that my work contributes to safeguarding critical information and infrastructure gives me a sense of purpose."

JAMES “JAY” KENNEDY

Information Systems Security Engineer

Jay Kennedy is an IT professional with 25+ years of experience in designing and supporting IT solutions for federal and military clients. He specializes in IT operations and security, particularly in healthcare and intelligence. Jay has been with ICS Nett since 2010 and has obtained Authority to Operate (ATO) for a major data center following the specified Risk Management Framework (RMF) by NIST. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University.

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Mr. Jay Kennedy is an IT professional with more than 25 years of experience in designing, implementing, and supporting IT solutions that support large enterprise for federal and military customers.  Jay has focused on IT Operations and IT Security for Healthcare, for medical services, and for the intelligence industry. He has been working for ICS Nett, Inc. since December of 2010. 

Mr. Kennedy worked as IT operational subject matter expert directly with Information Security Auditing professionals to successfully gain Authority to Operate (ATO) for a major data center following customer specified Risk Management Framework (RMF).  RMF is published by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  

Mr. Kennedy holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, magna cum laude achieved June 1989 from DeVry University.

My passion for IT security stems from the knowledge that the work I do directly contributes to safeguarding vital systems and information. It's about making a positive impact and instilling trust in the technology we rely on."