Altamira Technologies Corporation, based in McLean, VA, announced on January 9 that Dr. Rod Fontecilla has joined the company as chief technology officer.
As CTO, Fontecilla will drive the company’s robust innovation program, assess new technologies that can be utilized to solve customer mission challenges, and oversee Altamira’s Communities of Practice, according to the company.
Most recently, Fontecilla was a vice president at Unisys, where he built and led their global data analytics practice. Over his career he has also led application modernization, cloud development and migration, cyber security and a variety of technology assessments and implementations as a technology leader. Fontecilla will report to Ted Davies, Altamira’s chairman and chief executive officer.
“I’m very excited to announce the addition of Rod to our executive team,” said Altamira CEO Ted Davies. “The timing could not be better, as we continue to bring new solutions to our customers in the dynamic national security market. We expect to inject Rod’s expertise into our portfolio of data science and analytics programs and welcome his leadership across the full spectrum of our advanced engineering work.”