Technology Innovations Committee Event

October 16, 2012

Doug Barker
Co-Founder and Principal
Barker & Scott Consulting

Prior to founding Barker & Scott Consulting, Doug Barker was vice president and CIO for The Nature Conservancy. He provided information technology leadership for this global organization of more than 3,000 staff in more than 400 offices located in 30 countries. Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy Barker was the nonprofit industry lead for the Washington, D.C., consulting practice of Arthur Andersen. Barker serves on CIO magazine's Editorial Advisory Board and represents the non-profit industry on their Enterprise Value Review Board. He received a B.A. in psychology and an MBA in finance from San Diego State University.

Along with his professional pursuits, Barker loves the outdoors. He is an active board member for a watershed protection group focused on Rock Creek and is spearheading a community-wide initiative to inventory all the current trees and plant hundreds of native trees in his Northwest D.C. neighborhood.

Mark F. Bregman
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Mark F. Bregman has served as SVP, CTO since August 2011. He is responsible for Neustar's product technology strategy and product development efforts.

Prior to joining Neustar, Dr. Bregman served as executive VP, CTO from 2006 through July 2011, at Symantec Corporation, an infrastructure software company, where he was responsible for developing the company's technology strategy and overseeing its investments in advanced research and development, security and technology services.

From 2005 to 2006, Dr. Bregman served as SVP, CTO at Symantec Corporation. From September 2004 to July 2005, Dr. Bregman served as executive VP, CTO and acting manager of the application and service management group of VERITAS Software Corporation, a provider of software and services to enable storage and backup, which was acquired by Symantec Corporation in July 2005. As executive VP, CTO at VERITAS Software Corporation, Dr. Bregman was responsible for overseeing product management and engineering for all the company's products including market-leading storage management software and backup products. From February 2002 to September 2004, Dr. Bregman served as executive VP, product operations of VERITAS Software Corporation.

From August 2000 to October 2001, Dr. Bregman served as the CEO of AirMedia Inc., a wireless Internet company. Prior to joining AirMedia, Dr. Bregman served a 16-year career with International Business Machines Corporation, most recently as general manager of IBM's RS/6000 and pervasive computing divisions from 1995 to August 2000. Dr. Bregman is chairman of the board of the Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium (BASIC) and serves on the boards of directors of the Anita Borg Institute and ShoreTel Inc.

Deborah Dunie
Executive Vice President and CTO

Deborah Dunie brings more than 27 years of senior-level technology experience, including nearly five years with the Department of Defense (DoD), plus key positions with technology companies in the commercial sector. Dunie's responsibilities include developing and advancing the company's technology infrastructure, as well as leveraging her expertise to expand capabilities and services that have broad market application with a wide array of the company's clients.

At DoD Dunie worked within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I)) as director, plans and analysis. As principal advisor to the USD(I) she was responsible for providing executive leadership, guidance and reviews of DoD activities and programs as they related to U.S. national interests, defense policies, operational requirements and state-of-the-art technologies.

Prior to her work with the federal government Dunie was responsible for e-business solutions within the national intelligence market at Oracle Corporation, guided the strategic direction of Raytheon E-Systems' Advanced Technology Program and was in charge of new and follow-on business development in advanced information processing technologies at Martin Marietta (GE Aerospace).

In November 2006 Dunie was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service. Specific mention in the citation states, "Ms. Dunie was a driving force in transforming the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community policies, guidance and standards. These efforts led to improvements in intelligence information sharing at the National level and Combatant Commander level in support of the Global War on Terrorism."

Dunie is a key member and former chairman of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International Technical Committee. She also is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Industry Advisory Board; and chairman of the board of the Ballston Science and Technology Alliance. She attended Tufts University in Medford, Mass., where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, and Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., where she earned her master's degree in electrical engineering.

Maribeth Luftglass
Fairfax County Public Schools

Maribeth Luftglass is the assistant superintendent and CIO for Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). In her position, she is responsible for information technology strategic planning, implementation and support of all information systems throughout the district.

Prior to joining FCPS in 1999, Luftglass served as the senior director for information technology for the American Red Cross national headquarters. Luftglass holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics from the College of William & Mary, and a Master of Science degree from The George Washington University School of Engineering.

FCPS has been named to the CIO 100 numerous times, has won the CIO Enterprise Value Award; has been selected as one of Computerworld's Premier 100; received the 2009 Virginia Governor's award for technology innovation for its eCART application; and is highlighted in the 2010 United States National Educational Technology Plan.

Wolf Tombe
CTO, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Department of Homeland Security

As the CTO of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Wolf Tombe is responsible for the proactive formation of cross-cutting integrated technology strategies, architectures and solutions across CBP. He is also responsible for establishing the agency's strategic technology direction and associated information technology transformation initiatives, which includes the CBP enterprise technical architecture, CBP technology roadmap, common infrastructure architectures and high-level designs, technology lifecycle implementation and customer transformation services. Tombe chairs both the SOA and Application Working Group and the Technology Review Committee where he provides leadership on technology planning, architecture, standards and adoption of industry best practices for technology management. As CTO, Tombe is the liaison for CBP with industry and other government agencies on technology issues and matters. In this capacity, Tombe founded the first U.S. Government "Federal CTO Forum" in December 2008. Recognizing both the need and tremendous benefits to be gained by sharing technology best practices and innovations between federal agencies the forum now has regular participation from 26 federal civilian and defense agencies.

Tombe joined U.S. Customs and Border Protection in 2003 and supports CBP with more than 25 years of IT management experience in the federal government sector serving in a variety of agencies on both the West and East Coast.

Tombe holds a master's certificate in project management from The George Washington University and is a certified project management professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute. Tombe is a recipient of multiple awards in the areas of cloud computing, SOA, technology innovation and an accomplished public speaker having presented at numerous public forums on issues pertaining to technology implementation and management in the U.S. federal government.