Over forty years of experience as a business development leader, program manager and systems engineer creating and integrating high technology solutions for information systems in the Federal government. As a business development leader at LGS and SAIC, bid and won over $2B in government contracts. He spent 26 years on active duty in the U.S. Army as a Signal Officer. As a Board Selected Program and Product Manager in the Army, he led large organizations in managing worldwide information system development, acquisition and installation. He knows the process of doing business with the federal government as a government Program Manager and as contractor.
Colonel (retired) Chuck Giasson has been a senior consultant for the past 2 years after having spent 7 years at LGS (previously Lucent Technologies) as Director, Army Account. He was responsible for revenue generation, sales and business development for the U.S. Army Account. He managed 6 sales staff and a matrix of 8 others in capture and business development to generate $120M in annual business worldwide including the Army Guard and Reserves. Chuck has a large network of the major IT companies in the DC area.
Chuck spent ten years at SAIC. As a Corporate Vice President he directed adoption of internal SAIC technology achievements and external advanced information technology for integration into the federal sector. He led and provided mentorship for business development staff, proposal leaders and line managers capturing new business in a corporate role. His first position as a VP was to lead BD and capture for SAIC Group of over 600 members and $200M in revenue, Chuck knows what it takes to win government business.
His last position in the Army was as Deputy Program Executive Officer; STAMIS (now renamed PEO EIS). In his position he developed, procured and integrated DoD and Army MIS with an annual budget of $400 million and staff of 323. He thoroughly understands DOD acquisition.
He was selected to be the Project Manager of Tactical Management Information Systems (TACMIS), where he supervised staff of 110 with an annual budget of $220 million. He managed development, acquisition, testing and installation of information systems (superminis, minis, servers, desktops and laptops) for US Army. His PM Office procured all technologies for Defense Department relating to automated data entry including bar code, electronic tags, chips and smart cards. He has a broad depth of knowledge of procurement rules and regulations and what it takes to acquire IT systems for the government.
Industrial College of the Armed Forces
National Defense University Program Manager’s Course, DSMC College
Phd (abd), Post Graduate Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
MBA/Systems Engineering, New York Institute of Technology
BS, Engineering, United States Military Academy.