AFCEA Showcase Season 2, Episode 1
Congratulations to our episode winners: NextgenID and J&F Alliance Group
Season 2, Episode 1
October 25, 2018
3 p.m., TV Worldwide Studio, 4206 Technology Court, Suite F, Chantilly, Virginia
If you've nearly perfected an innovation or business process that would revolutionize technology procurement or you've thought about starting your own business, this is your chance to get advice from experts. Participating in the AFCEA Showcase is a great way to hear from experienced entrepreneurs and other business professionals as well as to gain visibility through the ongoing webcast on TV Worldwide.
AFCEA Showcase is comprised of a series of episodes, each featuring up to five innovative small business members of AFCEA. Each company has five minutes to pitch its ideas.
FREE registration to attend the event or watch via live webcast.
Data Center Services Inc. (DCS) is a small consulting services company specializing in supporting DoD clients. DCS specializes in supporting complex data center clients with virtualization, architectural analysis, strategic planning, and complex data center project management. In 2014 DCS was engaged to begin analyzing the US Army’s mandatory requirements for cloud migration. In 2017 and 2018 DCS successfully worked with Army clients in the end-to-end implementation of cloud migration to the Impact Level 4\5 Azure environment. During that migration process DCS successfully optimized the IL4\5 cloud access point (CAP) connection process. Today DCS has successfully implemented 3 CAP connection processes as well as provide insight and direction on a 4th. In 2018 DCS became a specialized DoD cloud services re-seller focusing on providing complex cloud connections and cloud environment optimization and automation.
J&F Alliance Group Inc. renders services that support private enterprise, government, and military infrastructures through responsive augmented, virtual, and mixed reality solutions and information technology support. We are a woman-owned, service disabled, veteran owned small business.
As a leading provider of smart card credentialing solutions to Federal and State Government, NextgenID has enrolled, issued, and currently manages more state issued PIV-I Smart Card credentials than any other vendor in the industry. Much of this experience has been gained through our support of and collaboration with the State of West Virginia in building, customizing, and operating its PIV-I program as a managed service, which is the largest program of this type currently in existence.
James L. Griggs, Jr., Vice President, Chief Information Officer (CIO), AFCEA International
Jim Griggs has more than 2 decades of experience in federal, state, local and private sector engineering and technology management. Since 2003 Jim has served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at AFCEA International. As the CIO and CTO he heads up both day to day AFCEA International IT operations as well as leading outreach efforts to the National Security IT community. In his role with AFCEA Jim also serves as the chief liaison to the AFCEA Technology Committee, an all-volunteer group of senior industry and government technology leaders, which among other things helps drive the program for several of AFCEA's events, and selects recipients for the annual AFCEA technology awards program. Read more...
Christina Monaco, Chief Ventures Officer, Office of Ventures and Innovation (DCV), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (invited)
Ms. Christina Monaco joined the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in April 2013 and since October of 2017 has served as NGA's Chief Venture Officer and the Director of the Office of Ventures and Innovations. In this role, she coordinates NGAs innovation initiatives with agency stakeholders, government partners, industry and academia, focusing on innovation and the incubation and adoption of new ventures that create unique combinations of people, process and technology to sustain NGA competitive advantage. Read more...
Elvis Oxley, President and Founder, Oxley Consulting, LLC
Elvis Oxley is President and Founder of Oxley Consulting, LLC, a government business development firm igniting the growth of enterprise businesses. Oxley Consulting (www.governmentcontracting.net) offers its clients a unique hybrid of government business development, capital access, and comprehensive political intelligence strategies. Oxley’s clients have achieved success from his consistently innovative results-driven approach and strong relationship management. Oxley and two partners are currently in the process of applying for a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) license from the Small Business Administration (SBA). The investment fund will focus on levering another SBA program, the new All Small Mentor Protégé Program (ASMPP), to facilitate more rapid and strategic growth of small business government contractors. Oxley’s team will provide strategic business development, and back-office services to portfolio companies. Read more...
Justin Wilder, Vice President and Technical Lead, In-Q-Tel
Justin Wilder is Vice President and Technical Lead of the Cyber Practice at In-Q-Tel, an independent, non-profit, strategic investment firm that identifies, adapts, and delivers innovative technology solutions in support of national security priorities serving the United States Intelligence Community. In his role, Mr. Wilder establishes technical investment direction while overseeing a portfolio of innovative cybersecurity companies addressing complex challenges at the intersection of national security and commercial industry. He has led the research and technical diligence exploring a number of domains leading to developmental investments in close to 20 startups spanning Digital Forensics, Behavioral Analytics, Endpoint Protection, Orchestration and Automation, and Secure DevOps. His cybersecurity experience spans twenty years in service of Academic, Fortune 50, DoD, Federal, and Intelligence Community clients as a developer, engineer, advisor, and entrepreneur. Justin received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and his Master’s degree in Computer Science from George Washington University.