Right after his B.S graduation, Brian was employed as a systems application programmer with the world’s third largest chemical manufacturer in Baltimore, Maryland. He was inspired with the power of IT innovation 20 years ago while he was taking part in a major project of the Production Delivery System using distributing relational database installed worldwide. He was then certified as the Systems Engineer in Novell, Microsoft and Cisco. Brian was the lead PM of several IT projects and implementations for clients such as the World Bank, DITCO, and Departments of Navy and Army. He is a staunch believer in the broad use of IT to provide efficient service and enhance communications.
After 12 years of an IT career in technical and business management working in a successful small business company, Brian entered into his own entrepreneurship in Array Information Technology. With years of experience in the Government and Private sectors, Brian is offering years of progressively complex IT experience in a variety of mission-critical projects for government and commercial enterprises.
B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland
M.S. in Management Information Systems from Bowie State of Maryland
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sumeet joined ARRAY as President in December of 2008. In this capacity, Sumeet is responsible for providing corporate leadership to ensure customer and employee satisfaction; develop strategic plans which advance the Company’s Mission and objectives; and promote revenue, profitability and growth.
Prior to joining ARRAY, Sumeet spent 8 years in progressive management capacities at Keane, Inc., a $1 billion IT services firm that employs 14,000 worldwide. His most recent role at Keane was as Senior Vice President, Public Sector Solutions.
Prior to his time at Keane, Mr. Shrivastava served as the EVP and COO of ANSTEC, a successful Federal and State Government contractor. Sumeet helped ANSTEC grow its revenue to over $65M and successfully graduate from the 8(a) set-aside program for Federal contractors. He later worked on behalf of shareholders and employees leading the effort for ANSTEC’s acquisition by Keane in December 1999.
Mr. Shrivastava has served as a member of George Mason University’s Diversity Advisory Board. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and is a Charter Member of TiE-DC.
MBA from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA
Jon C. Dittmer
Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Defense Sector
Jon joined ARRAY in April 2010 as Vice President and is responsible for leading the Defense Application Services team. Jon is a proven defense information technology executive who brings more than 25 years of information technology acquisition and management experience. He is highly adept at driving increased capability and mission success for major Defense programs.
Prior to joining ARRAY, Jon held leadership positions within the US Air Force and the Oracle Corporation. For the USAF, Jon’s assignments included managing the Defense Message System – Air Force, leading the Electronic System Center’s Commanders Action Group, managing the Standard Base Supply System operations, and directing the Integrated Logistics System – Supply modernization. At Oracle, Jon managed Oracle’s many initiatives across the USAF, including the capture of the Defense Enterprise Accounting Management System (DEAMS) and the Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) implementations of Oracle’s E-Business Suite.
B.S. Computer Science, University of Central Florida, 1982
M.S. Computer Information Systems, Boston University, 1990
Responsible for all day to day accounting, finance, human resources and contracts for the Company to include internal and external financial reporting, budgeting, project costing for bids / proposals, corporate taxation, insurance risk management, financing and banking relationships, personnel and human resources, and compliance reporting.
Bob has held Senior Executive positions in multiple companies specializing in Government Contracting since 1988. He has worked with 8(a) Companies, graduated 8(a) Companies, and large businesses.
Dr. Hafidh A. A. Ghalib
Vice President, Science and Technology
Hafidh joined ARRAY in 2007 and manages the Geophysical Research and Development and Knowledge Data Center Programs.
Prior to joining ARRAY, he served as Manager of the Earth Sciences Program and Director of Florida Operations at Harris Corporation/Multimax (2001-2007). Prior to 2001, Dr. Ghalib served as a Chief Scientist, Integration and Test Manager, and a Seismologist at the Geophysics Division, Monitoring Systems Operation, Defense Technology Group of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). From 1988 – 1995, Dr. Ghalib served as a Middle Manager and a Staff Scientist at the Data and Computer Science Division, ENSCO, Inc. In addition to his managerial and business development responsibilities, he has been leading various research projects and deploying seismic stations and seismo-acoustic arrays in the Middle East and Far East under contracts with the Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL), the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Department of Energy and the Department of State.
Ph.D., Geophysics/Seismology, Saint Louis University, Missouri, 1992
Post-Graduate Diploma, Seismology, International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE), Japan, 1977
M.S., Geophysics, University of Baghdad, Iraq, 1974
B.S., Geology/Geophysics, University of Baghdad, Iraq, 1971
Chuck joined ARRAY in 2012 and is in charge of managing and integrating Corporate Quality Programs, including ISO 9001, CMMI, ISO 20000 and ISO 27000. Chuck is responsible for Quality Awareness, People Involvement, Customer Focus, and Performance Improvement on an ongoing basis through different Quality Initiatives across the organization. Chuck offers over 25 years of experience in software development and data management with over 12 years in Quality Assurance, Process Management & Improvement, and Organization Change Management.
Prior to joining ARRAY, Chuck was Program Quality Manager for the Boeing Company and Corporate Quality Director for Access Systems, Inc. He has been responsible for implementing Quality initiatives and process streamlining at both program and corporate levels. Chuck lead one the first successful implementations of CMMI for Services (CMMI-SVC), has directed multiple ISO 9001Corporate Quality Management Systems and has experience in ISO 20000 and ISO 27000 IT standards. Chuck began his career as an Applications Developer, Program Manager and Technical Director in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Halliburton, Louis Berger Group and other IT Services providers.
BA, International Affairs, George Washington University
Dual Master Degrees (MA/MLS) in Geography and Information Systems, University of Maryland-College Park
Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence-CMQ/OE (American Society for Quality)
Lead Internal Auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 20000 and CMMI