Dr. Rico is a principal systems engineer with a major defense contractor, where he helps oversee a portfolio of large, multi-billion dollar government computer system programs. He has been a technical leader in support of NASA, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Army for over 25 years. He has led numerous projects based on Cloud Computing, Lean Thinking, Agile Methods, SOA, Web Services, Six Sigma, FOSS, ISO 9001, CMMI, Baldrige, TQM, Enterprise Architecture, DoDAF, and DoD 5000. He specializes in IT investment analysis, IT portfolio valuation, and IT enabled change. He has been an international keynote speaker, presented at leading industry conferences, written six textbooks, published numerous articles, and is a reviewer for multiple systems engineering journals. He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and teaches at three Washington, DC-area universities. He has been in the field of information systems since 1983.
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