Dr. Josh Sullivan is a Booz Allen Hamilton Vice President in the firm’s Strategic Innovation Group, leading the data science and cloud analytics capabilities. He is a senior technical leader in emerging technologies, data science, and complex software development.
Dr. Sullivan drives the vision, strategy, and delivery of technology research and development, full life cycle system development, and data analytics. He has more than 17 years of professional experience applying computer science to advance the national intelligence and military tradecraft, specializing in large-scale distributed systems and cyberspace. He is the chief engineer for several large software delivery programs.
Prior to joining Booz Allen, he was a technical director for an engineering firm in Virginia, leading enterprise software development and deployment for dozens of intelligence systems. Previously, he was a staff engineer with the US government, where he served numerous technical and engineering roles.
He is a member of IEEE, ACM, AFCEA, and INSA. He represents Booz Allen in the Open Cloud Consortium and OSGi Alliance standards council. He founded and leads the Washington, DC, area Hadoop User Group and is a Commissioner on the Howard County Human Rights Commission.
He has a B.S. degree in computer science (management systems) from Missouri University of Science and Technology, an M.S. degree in IT from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in applied computer science from Northcentral University.
profile updated September 2013