Craig is an accomplished leader, entrepreneur and operational executive. Over his 22-year career as a military officer and private sector executive, Craig has built a reputation as an innovator and results focused strategic thought leader doing business collaboratively and ethically. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Technology Applications (ATA, LLC). In this role, he is responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the Company’s vision, long and short-term plans. His functional responsibilities include corporate governance, marketing, communications and business development.
Craig has served the science and technology mission at all major three-letter intelligence agencies and military service components. Previously, he was a founding executive of Altamira Technologies, serving as the company’s first Chief Strategy Officer. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Invertix Corporation, a national security technology company that operated at the nexus of ISR and cloud computing. Invertix appeared twice on Inc. magazine’s list of the 500 fastest growing private companies in America (and twice on the Inc. 5000 list) prior to its acquisition.
Craig serves on multiple for-profit and not-for-profit boards, including the Board of Directors of Data Community DC. He is the founder and organizer of DC DATACON, DC’s first and largest conference focused on data science. Craig also engages in angel and growth stage investing, primarily focused on advanced technology companies in the areas of big data, mobile apps, cloud computing and cybersecurity. He has an MBA from Cal Poly and is an alumnus of Harvard’s Senior Executive Course in National and International Security.
He is passionate about family, community, business, economic growth, technology and national security.