Jake Bittner, President and CEO
Jake Bittner is Qlarion’s CEO, responsible for the company’s overall vision, strategy and growth. Jake provides executive leadership across all aspects of Qlarion’s operations, with particular emphasis on business development, marketing and strategic alliances. Jake has spent his career advising government clients on how to successfully tackle Business Intelligence and Information Management challenges, and has been involved in over 100 BI and Data Warehousing projects across the Federal government.
Prior to Qlarion, Jake was with SAP Business Objects where he specialized in large-scale Enterprise Information Management solutions. Before joining SAP Business Objects, Jake was Director of Civilian Sales for Attensity, a leader in text mining solutions, and Federal District Manager for Data Integration leader Informatica. Jake began his career as a technical consultant with MicroStrategy. Jake holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University, where he was a member of the football team.
Adam Roy, Chief Technology Officer
Adam Roy leads the consulting services teams delivering Qlarion solutions to clients in the public sector. He has over 15 years of experience in management and information technology consulting, primarily in the federal government, retail, and real estate sectors. with organizations including Fannie Mae, the U.S. House of Representatives, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Prior to Qlarion, Adam was a consultant with CadenceQuest (from which Qlarion was spun off), Booz Allen and American Management Systems.He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance and Operations Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his MBA from the Robert H. Smith Business School at the University of Maryland.
Dendy Young is the CEO of McLean Capital, LLC, a private equity firm based in McLean, VA. From January 1996 to February 2006, he was CEO of GTSI Corp. and performed as Chairman of the Board from 1998 until May 2007. GTSI Corp. is a publicly traded (NASDAQ) systems integrator that provides complex computer solutions to government. Dendy also serves on the Executive Committee of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, as Chairman of the TechPAC, and on the Board of Directors of AFCEA, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
Prior to GTSI, Dendy served as CEO of Falcon Microsystems, Inc., the second of two companies he founded and sold between 1981 and 1994. In less than 10 years, Falcon Microsystems grew to be a nationally recognized, multi-platform federal reseller and integrator before being sold to GTSI in August 1994. Dendy holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. Dendy has received many awards in recognition of his leadership and contributions, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from VARBusiness magazine, the Federal CIO Council’s Azimuth award, the coveted FOSE Industry Award, and the Federation of Government Information Processing Council (FGIPC) President’s Award for his efforts in widening communications between government and industry.