Mike Alexander    (2L1L)

 Mike Alexander, Ph.D.
 Image Matters, LLC
 5 Wirt Street SW, Suite 301
 Leesburg, VA 20175    (2L1M)
 703-669-5510, x-36 (desk)
 703-431-8513 (cell)
 703-669-5515 (fax)    (2L1N)

Dr. Alexander recently joined Image Matters as Director of Product Management. He brings 19 years experience in technical R&D, large-scale software development and enterprise modernization, and has worked with customers that include Federal agencies, national wireless carriers, small businesses (SBIR), and Wall Street firms. Mike's interests include Enterprise Architecture, Collaboration, and Semantic Web technologies.    (2L1O)

Mike currently supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a Project Manager in the Map Modernization program, where his focus is geospatial interoperability. While serving as Program Manager at his former employer (SAIC, 2002-2004), he had oversight of large-scale systems modernization efforts at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which support 2500 service centers nationwide using Java-based web applications and services. While at SAIC, Mike also directed SAIC’s support in standing-up the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Geospatial Management Office (GMO).    (2L1P)

Prior to these efforts Mike served as Director of Technology at several wireless software companies; founded Metadapt Design Systems to pursue DARPA-funded SBIR research on “Fractal Architectures and Complex Adaptive Systems”; served as Software Architect for large Java-based distributed applications developed for the State Department and deployed overseas; served as Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Computer Engineering at Washington State University (1996-98); and held a variety of Software- and Systems-Engineering positions within the IBM Corporation (1985-1990), including supporting Wall Street customers in New York city, where he developed supercomputer applications.    (2L1Q)

Mike has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.    (2L1R)