Board of Directors
Since 2018, Brad has been on a sabbatical where he has been managing investments focusing on clean technology and socially responsible companies as well as serving on advisory boards.
Prior to his current role, Brad served as the President and CEO, Blue Canopy, one of the fastest growing private companies in America specializing in Big Data Analytics and Cybersecurity services to Federal and National Security clients. Blue Canopy was recognized by CIO magazine and the Kennedy Group for market leading capabilities in big data and intelligence integration as well as by its two consecutive INC 500 awards and three Government Contractor of the Year awards. Mr. Schwartz was honored as the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Mid Atlantic. In addition to managing company operations, Brad served as senior advisor to government and commercial clients in the areas of performance improvement, business intelligence, Web 2.0 applications development, information security and other end-to-end IT Services. In August 2017, Blue Canopy sold to Jacobs Engineering.
As a former Tech Titan and NVTC Board Member, Brad’s passion has been focused on growing people and businesses. He has raised hundreds of million dollars in capital, been involved in 16 acquisitions and has been involved in selling 4 companies.
Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Mr. Schwartz was the Group Executive Vice-President/COO for BearingPoint where he managed a $3.4B P&L operating in four regions and 34 countries. Throughout his career at BearingPoint and KPMG Consulting, Mr. Schwartz held several other positions to include EVP, Financial Services and Managing Partner, KPMG Consulting’s High Tech and Communications business unit.
Prior to KMPG Consulting, Mr. Schwartz served as Regional Vice President with Oracle Corporation delivering consulting and integration. Prior to that, Mr. Schwartz served in the military as an RF-4 Aircraft Commander in the United States Air Force.
Mr. Schwartz holds a Master of Business Administration/Management Information Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Duke University.
He is the Vice Chairman and an Advisory Board Member for Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. He is actively involved in philanthropic and community services in the Greater Washington Area to include O Mansion and Museum, Wounded Warriors, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and American Friends of Hebrew University.