Chief Executive Officer
As an executive-level leader in the private, non-profit and public sectors Bobby has provided leadership in the areas of Innovation, Cybersecurity, Data, Technology, and Education to Fortune 100 companies; large non-profits; local governments; state and national agencies; the national intelligence community; and schools and universities. As Chief Technology Innovations Officer at the Virginia Department of Education Bobby was nationally recognized as a Top 25 innovative technology leader by EdScoop.com for his technology and cybersecurity initiatives. He has also served as a Governor’s appointee to the Virginia IT Advisory Council (ITAC), overseen technology infrastructure services for over seventy state agencies, is a member of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Cyber Center Advisory Board, and co-Chairs the national Generate Data Governance Group. Bobby has also founded multiple inter-agency state advisory committees/councils and serves on other prominent national advisory councils/boards. As a consultant he has advised organizations as diverse as Google, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harrah’s Casino. Bobby is a veteran of the United States Army where he was a Non-Commissioned Officer, Certified Jungle Operations Expert and recipient of the Humanitarian Services Medal.
Chief Digital Officer
With a passion for digital transformation, Walter brings 20 years’ experience driving business innovation through the application of digital strategies, with a demonstrated ability to quickly assess business situations and define sales and marketing strategies that have helped Fortune 500 companies reinvent business processes, improve operational excellence and increase customer engagement. Most recently he served as Chief Innovation Officer at an innovation management software company where he led internal and external innovation solutions for clients like Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Campbell Soup Company, The J.M. Smucker Company, WD-40, Booz Allen Hamilton, Helen of Troy, Vista Outdoor and International Flavors & Fragrances. Before that he served as a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Chase, where has helped to define and deliver developed digital solutions that delivered industry leading business outcomes and customer experiences.
Lynn is a recognized leader in technology and operations management, and business development. She has served in leadership positions at the Center for Innovative Technology, the Virginia governor’s office, Advantus Strategies LLC, WorldView Solutions Inc. and Virginia Interactive LLC. Throughout Lynn’s career she has successfully managed corporate strategic relationships and spearheaded the implementation of business solutions that support seamless integration of government and private sector partners, and expanded business opportunities. Lynn serves as a member and leader on multiple boards as well as holding a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from the University of West Alabama and an MBA with a Computer Science concentration from Auburn University.