Source:  IIA | Release | May 28, 2019

IIA is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jean-Philippe Blaudeau as Vice President of R&D Programs. Dr. Blaudeau will direct R&D efforts across IIA with an emphasis on Big Data initiatives and High-Performance Computing (HPC). Dr. Blaudeau has served as the Technical Lead with DoD’s HPC Modernization Program, as Staff Scientist on the Army HPC Research Program, and at an HPC center in the Intelligence Community. He was also a Technical Fellow at Engility. Dr. Blaudeau earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University.

Martin “Marty” Cummings Jr. has joined IIA as its Senior Vice President of Technology Services. Mr. Cummings has more than 30 years of management experience in Federal Information Technology and was recently recognized as a Fed100 awardee. He recently served for five years as the CEO of Integrated Support Systems, Inc., where he led the company’s operational and business development functions. He has served as the Vice President for Homeland Security for AT&T Government Solutions, Vice President for Business Development for TRW, and Vice President for Strategic Market Development for Daon, a global leader in the field of biometrics and identity management software solutions. Mr. Cummings distinguished himself as an Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and was recalled to active duty during Operation Desert Storm. Marty earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

“We are delighted to have top talent like Jean and Marty join our leadership team,” said Jeanette Lee, CEO of IIA “Their expertise and experience with next-generation digital technologies and leadership in running big data intensive programs will expand IIAs edge across the digital spectrum”.

IIA delivers advanced analytics and data management solutions to strengthen our Nation’s security, energy infrastructure, and global competitiveness. IIA scientists, engineers, developers, and analysts leverage big data analytics, cloud computing, machine learning, high-performance computing, and cybersecurity to build next generation, mission-focused solutions.