On this edition of Columbia Technology Partners Ready to Prime, host Allen Scott sits down with John Foster, vice president of Small Business for the AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter. You’ve heard of AFCEA International and the chapters in Northern Virginia and Bethesda, Maryland, but many of you have never heard of the AFCEA Central Maryland chapter.
Among topics on the program they discuss the AFCEA mission and how the Central Maryland chapter differs from it’s brethren in the Washington metropolitan area. If you work in the IC based in or around Fort Meade, you should be involved and Foster will explain why on this edition of Ready To Prime.
John Foster is a Dad, Husband, Software Engineer, Manager, Blogger, Basketball and Golf enthusiast. He currently serves as the VP for Small Business for the AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter as well as the Director of Programs with Fearless Solutions LLC. Having worked professionally in software and management since 2003, John has experience with all aspects of software development (Web application development & IaaS), program management (certified PMP and SCRUM), and business development. He has served as the development lead of multi million dollar implementations for large public corporations and the government, and is big advocate for open source development with the Government. He received his bachelor’s from UMBC and his MBA from Loyola University.
About AFCEA CMD
“AFCEA is an international organization that serves its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information. AFCEA is dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications, and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.” AFCEA CMD is the chapter dedicated to those working in the IC based on or around Fort George Meade. For more information visit www.afceacmd.org