Executive Team Gains Seasoned Government Professional With Over 30 Years of Leadership, Acquisition and Program Management Experience in National Defense Public Sector
ANNAPOLIS, MD, Jun 02, 2010 --TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced Colonel Allen Green, USA (Ret) as its new Vice President Strategic Programs for government. In this role, he will establish and execute the strategic plan for TCS' government solutions group.
Throughout his career, he managed highly visible large-scale complex acquisition programs and integrated activities across multiple organizations. He was responsible for the Department of Defense (DoD) and Army's acquisition of weapon systems and information technology and communications programs including: commercial satellite communications; soldier equipment, clothing and textiles; forward-looking infrared thermal imaging devices; and business communications systems.
Most recently he served at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as project manager for the DoD Commercial Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Special Interest Program. In this position, he provided life-cycle acquisition management for all DoD SATCOM capabilities. Previously he was Commander of the Software Engineering Center - Fort Belvoir, CECOM Life Cycle Management Command, Fort Monmouth, NJ, and a Brigade-Level Acquisition Command position competitively selected by the Department of the Army's Centralized Selection Board. In this role, he oversaw the Army's only software center responsible for providing sustaining base business systems software engineering, enterprise integration and support services with an annual budget exceeding $30M, and staff of over 200 military and civilian professionals.
"With a track record of visionary leadership for the government, it is an honor and privilege to announce yet another highly regarded executive is joining the TCS team," said Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of TCS' government solutions group. "His wealth of experience supporting government communications and information technology requirements strengthens our ability to build systems and solutions that meet stringent customer demands. Colonel Green will make an immediate impact on aligning our capabilities with the unique needs of government organizations and agencies."
About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. TCS infrastructure forms the foundation for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications. TCS is at the forefront of new mobile cloud computing services providing wireless applications for navigation, hyper-local search, asset tracking, social applications and telematics. Millions of consumers around the world use TCS wireless apps as a fundamental part of their daily lives. Government agencies utilize TCS' cyber security expertise, professional services, and highly secure deployable satellite solutions for mission-critical communications. Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, TCS maintains technical, service and sales offices around the world. To learn more about emerging and innovative wireless technologies, visit www.telecomsys.com.
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