Dr. David Lease

Executive Leadership in Technology Organizations

Over 25 years of successfully leading and growing large, complex, and mission-critical programs. My areas of expertise include the following:
  • Program and Project Management
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Capture Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Operations Management
  • Information Assurance / Security
  • Solution Development
  • Security and Infrastructure Architecture
  • Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
  • Research into the Adoption of Emerging Technologies
My experience encompasses all aspects of IT programs and includes support to the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, the White House, the Intelligence Community, DoD components, and private industry. I have held P&L responsibility for 115 concurrent projects employing over 650 professionals. I have also provided leadership, technical oversight, trained and mentored project managers and senior staff, and developed expanded vendor and subcontractor relationships.

I am also actively engaged in education and emerging technology research. I am a Dissertation Chair at the University of Fairfax where I guide doctoral students’ research into emerging trends and technologies in Cyber Security and other aspects of Information Assurance. I am a Senior Professor in the School of Graduate Studies at Norwich University where I teach advanced courses in Information Assurance. I am also a Peer Reviewer of technical research for the IEEE Computer Society.

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