Kevin Yin



Kevin brings 20 years of experience in management, strategy, consulting, software architecture and development, and program management of both large-scale business technology initiatives and fast-paced software start-ups.

Kevin managed large scale business technology programs and initiatives in major global organizations such as Freddie Mac, Farm Credit Canada, The World Bank and Motorola.

Kevin has been actively involved with several successful Internet start-ups. Kevin was the CTO of TandemSeven with a long list of Fortune 500 clients. Kevin was the Chief Technologist of the leading e-business services company Zefer (acquired by NEC in 2001). Prior to that Kevin was the principal technologist at Neoglyphics Media Corporation, an Internet technology pioneer with its roots coming from the Mosaic Web browser project at UIUC. Without external investment, Neoglyphics was acquired by a NASDAQ-listed public company for over $60+ million in three years with no external funding.

Kevin has been a speaker at various technology conferences and also published research and technical papers in leading peer-reviewed journals such as IEEE Transactions. Kevin’s published work on smart Web Services architecture in 2001 was cited by the World-Wide-Web Consortium (W3C) as a reference in defining its standards.

Kevin performed research in two Ph.D.-Programs – Computer Sciences as well as Biophysics/DNA Sequencing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he contributed to the Condor Grid Computing Project and the Human Genome Project. He earned three Master’s degrees in the U.S. in three fields.

Gary Winkler

Board Member

Gary Winkler was the former Program Executive Officer of U.S. Army PEO EIS commanding $4 billion/year budget and U.S. Army’s first Chief Knowledge Officer.

Gary started his career with Defense Contractors working new weapons system programs, intelligence systems, and Information Technology (IT) advancements. After becoming an Army civilian as a Computer Engineer, Mr. Winkler was selected multiple times to lead major programs that were either just being started or in need of fixing. He was promoted into the Senior Executive Service in 2003 and reported to the Army’s CIO/G-6 as the Army’s first Chief Knowledge Officer and Principal Deputy for Governance and Acquisition, where he established Army IT Policy, Processes and Personnel Development Programs for five years. In his last Government assignment, Mr. Winkler commanded a $4 billion/year organization of 2,500 professional to deliver new, large-scale systems supporting finance, logistics, personnel, communications infrastructure, biometrics, medical and warfighting functions.

As a Senior Executive for the Department of the Army, Mr. Winkler worked across all Military Departments, DoD Agencies, the OSD staff, and the Congressional Staff. He was twice awarded the Presidential Rank Award, twice awarded the Secretary of the Army’s Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service, twice selected as a Federal Computer Week’s “FED100”, selected as Government Computer News’ Defense Executive of the Year, selected for the Association for Federal Information Resource Management Executive Leadership Award, selected for the e-Gov Institute’s Knowledge Management Award, and was awarded the Army’s Superior Unit Award and Commander’s Award.

Kelley Hu


As the CTO of SitScape, Kelley brings 23 years of extensive IT and entrepreneurial experience in U.S. He has significant experience in Enterprise Software, Internet, software architecture, project and program management, financial services, telecommunications, and the federal space.

Kelley was a principal solution architect at TandemSeven, a leading Enterprise 2.0 and Usability firm, playing leadership roles in consulting for Fortune 500 clients. Kelley was a director of technology at Northrop Grumman supporting the DOD’s Defense Travel System (DTS) global initiative. Kelley was also a director of software development at YellowBrix managing 70 developers in the U.S. and Europe. YellowBrix was invested in by the legendary investor George Soros, focused on intelligent information analysis and aggregation. In Early to mid-1990s Kelley was the Principal Scientist working on the NASA’s legendary Cassini mission.

Kelley also held senior consulting positions at NASA, NIH, Raytheon, Reuters, Fannie Mae, Verizon, Freddie Mac, and Booz Allen Hamilton over a 20+ year career. At Freddie Mac, Kelley was instrumental in its Operational Risk Management and SOX Compliance program with more than a $70 million annual budget.

Kelley started his career as a research scientist at AT&T Bell Labs after receiving his Ph.D. from USC. Kelley has over 40 science and engineering publications in leading journals or conferences. Kelley received his PhD. in Physics/Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Bob Flores

Advisor. Former CTO of CIA

Bob Flores was the former CTO of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and the Founder and President of Applicology Incorporated, an independent consulting firm specializing in informatics and cyber security issues.

Flores spent 31 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) where he held various positions in the Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Support, and National Clandestine Service. As the former Chief Technology Officer of CIA, Bob was responsible for ensuring that the Agency’s technology investments matched the needs of its mission. During the time at CTO, Flores was also the Agency’s representative on several government-wide information sharing committees and councils.

In addition to his senior-level leadership and management positions, his career included assignments in applications programming, training and education, contract and project management, and both line and staff management roles at various levels of the Agency. He holds BS and MS degrees in Statistics from Virginia Tech. Flores is an independent Director for Appistry and sits on several advisory boards.


Bob Gourley

Advisor. Former CTO of

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA),

Department of Defense

Bob Gourley is the editor of and is the founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm.

Bob’s first career was as a naval intelligence officer, which included operational tours afloat and ashore. Bob was the first Director of Intelligence (J2) at DoD’s cyber defense organization JTF-CND.

Following retirement from the Navy Bob was a senior executive with TRW and Northrop Grumman, and then returned to government service as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

Bob was named one of the top “25 most influential CTOs in the globe” by InfoWorld in 2007, and selected for AFCEAs award for meritorious service to the intelligence community in 2008. He was named by Washingtonian as one of DC’s “Tech Titans” in 2009. Bob was named one of the “Top 25 Most Fascinating Communicators in Government IT” by the Gov2.0 community GovFresh.

At Crucial Point, Bob leads efforts in due diligence assessments and strategic consulting.

Bob holds three masters degrees including a Master of Science degree in scientific and technical intelligence from Naval Postgraduate School, a Master of Science degree in military science from USMC University, and a Master of Science degree in computer science from James Madison University. Bob has published over 40 articles on a wide range of topics and is a contributor to the 20 Jan 2009 Book titled “Threats in the Age of Obama”.

Bob is a founding member and member of the board of directors of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, a non-profit group focused on enhancing the study of cyber conflict at leading academic institutions and furthering the ability of the nation to understand the complex dynamics of conflict in cyberspace.

He is on the board of Naval Intelligence Professionals, on the Intelligence Committee of AFCEA and the Cyber Committee of INSA. He is an advisor to MissionLink. Bob is also on several government advisory boards.