CVP Strengthens Technology Innovation Capabilities
Fairfax, VA – January 29, 2014 – Customer Value Partners (CVP), a business and IT consulting firm that helps government agencies and Fortune 500 firms maximize operational efficiencies and reduce costs in order to achieve their organizational goals, today announced that Josh Salmanson has joined the firm as Director, Solution Architecture and Emerging Technologies. Mr. Salmanson is responsible for solution architecture for CVP’s new business pursuits, managing the seamless integration of new and emerging technologies for both existing and prospective clients.
Mr. Salmanson has almost two decades of direct experience in designing, deploying and managing highly available systems, secure data centers, and networks. His broad technical skills-base includes enterprise architecture; systems engineering and application development; complex, large-scale system integration; security operations and information assurance; network/systems management platforms; infrastructure and network design; and test, deployment, and enterprise operations. Over the last 5 years Mr. Salmanson has focused on designing over a dozen large secure enterprise cloud-based systems often using SaaS and PaaS solutions. These cloud focused efforts included development using large-scale Agile techniques, and within the last 2 years, execution using DevOps practices.
His customer experience base includes large scope development and integration efforts through multiple programs within the following agencies: SSA, HHS, CMS, CDC, EPA, DOJ, FBI, DHS, NASA, Treasury, FDIC, SEC. He also was the technical lead responsible for several very large DOD programs including Navy NSIPS, Air Force PSDT, and DOD-wide DCDPS and the HPC-MP programs. Over the course of fifteen years, Josh has worked with almost every civilian federal agency, supported all of the DOD major commands and DISA.
Prior to joining CVP, Mr. Salmanson was Vice President of Solution Architecture for Critical Path Program Management Consulting where he provided strategy and solutions architecture support for numerous integrators and product companies. He previously served as Director and Chief Technology Officer for Lockheed Martin Corporation in multiple business units.
He holds a MS from Johns Hopkins University in Information and Telecommunications Systems and multiple vendor certifications including the CISSP, CEA and CSM.
Customer Value Partners (CVP) is an information technology (IT) and business strategy consultancy that helps private and public sector clients “Be Better.” We support our clients in the healthcare, national security and public sectors in achieving their mission goals by delivering improved business efficiency, workforce optimization and practical application of emerging technology. Our seasoned professionals provide experience-based solutions across our four core competencies: Agile Systems Integration, Cybersecurity, Performance Transformation and Analytics, and Training and Strategic Communication. Based in Fairfax, Virginia, CVP has developed a nationwide operational reach. CVP has been independently appraised at Maturity Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration. [ Read More ]