Bill Sewell has over 45 years experience as a globally focused executive and provides comprehensive client oriented project leadership to meet a broad spectrum of physical security technology and facility requirements. He has extensive, hands-on experience as a senior executive, project manager, design engineer, and construction manager for sophisticated security projects around the world including Microsoft, US Intelligence, and the Pentagon as well as C4ISR facilities for Government, and emergency operation centers. He served as Special Advisor for Infrastructure to the CIO at NSA, CIA and another classified agency.
Sewell gives public and private-sector clients an independent, in-depth, practical analysis of needs and requirements to help them develop long-term technology and facility strategies that optimize their total cost of ownership. As a consultant to the governments of the United States, India, Australia and Kuwait, Sewell has delivered projects for multiple agencies including Defense, IRS, the Intelligence Community, and the Departments of Energy and State. He has designed and implemented projects on every continent. He has also been Global Practice Leader for physical security projects in Banking, Finance, Higher Education, K-12, and Corporate.
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Dr. Owen P. Hall, Jr. holds the Julian Virtue Professorship and the Rothschild Applied Research Fellowship. He is a Full Professor of Decision Sciences at the George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University. Dr. Hall is the recipient of the Charles Luckman, Howard A. White, and Sloan teaching excellence awards. He has over 35 years of academic and industry experience. He is a registered professional engineer, State of California. Dr. Hall is the author of several textbooks on computer based decision-making and has written extensively on cloud based collaboration, data mining and digital learning. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma and Delta Mu Delta Honor Societies. Dr. Hall is also a member of the INFORMS Analytics committee. He recently received a grant from GMAC to design a collaboration network for enhancing graduate management education. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and undertook post-doctoral studies at the Center for Futures Research.
Azeddine is Vice President of Technology and Operations of Kimco Staffing Services Inc. and KTimeHR Inc. Mr. Ouhida is responsible for developing and driving the overall technology strategy for both organizations. He is also responsible for all aspects of Information Technology operations, processes, and the implementation of technology solutions across the various Brands and divisions within Kimco. Prior to joining the executive team in February 2011, Azeddine worked for Taco Bell America and Yum! Brands where he held various IT leadership positions with a focus on Technology deployment and support for US-based units. Azeddine is an accomplished Technology Executive with over 20 years of proven IT leadership success with a focus on revamping IT Organizations from ground-up, building lasting IT and Business Alignment, building strong IT teams, and designing and deploying business enabling technology solutions in a multi-unit environment.
Mr. Dessel has over 28 years’ experience in technology and provides technology advisory services to large corporate enterprises and governmental agencies. Jon was the former CIO for Lucent Technologies and currently provides technology advisory services to large corporate enterprises, such as AT&T, Starbucks, Lionsgate Entertainment, BMW, and Petco. Jon is most recognized for his ability to manage diverse teams to get highly complex projects completed on time and at a significant cost savings to his clients.