CHANTILLY, Va., Jan. 28, 2013—The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) announced today that Barry Barlow will join the company as Chief Technology Officer. Barlow recently retired from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as Director for Online GEOINT Services.
"Barry is a highly respected technologist and gifted leader who has designed and architected many of NGA's key programs," said Bill Graham, President and CEO of the SI. "We have worked closely with Barry for a number of years and have seen the passion and value he brings to the geospatial intelligence mission."
"Barry's insights into cloud computing, big data analysis, GEOINT integration, and GEOINT data standards will be critical as we look to accelerate development of new market offerings and strengthen existing capabilities," said Deb Oliver, the SI's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Barlow has more than 36 years of experience leading and delivering technology solutions in the aerospace and defense sector. He previously served as Director of NGA's Acquisition Directorate, where he was responsible for the development and deployment of the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) worldwide. He has also served as NGA's Chief Architect, NGA's Chief Engineer, and Program Manager for the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence.
The SI is a leading provider of full life cycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and other agencies. Its scalable systems engineering platform for modeling, simulation and analysis helps customers baseline requirements, optimize resources and manage risk. The company has 40 years of experience successfully delivering complex, system-of-systems technology solutions. The SI employs approximately 2,000 people, with major locations in Chantilly, Va.; Denver; Laurel, Md.; Los Angeles; and Valley Forge, Pa. For more information, visit www.thesiorg.com.