John F. Walsh III
Chairman, President, & Managing Director
next Generation Technology Executive
Start-Ups, Turn-Arounds, Global Growth
American Chamber of Commerce Denmark, SAIC, Computer Science Corporation, Republic of Lithuania and Board Advisor to multiple small companies
JOHN WALSH III has 28 years of technology leadership experience, nine of which while living overseas in Europe and Asia. He has spent half of his career in the commercial and international public sector and half in the U.S. federal, state, and local government sector. He has led businesses at a scale of $2B and teams over 10,000 in size delivering services in over 100 countries. A leader of change, John’s technical depth and leadership style deliver results.
John is the CEO of Red Summit Global, a privately held firm specializing in governance, digitization, and optimization for companies and governments. John was previously the Senior Vice President of Information Technology Solutions, a $2B market segment at SAIC. Prior to SAIC, he was an executive at CSRA/GDIT in Homeland Security. At the Newberry Group, a privately held cyber security managed services company, he led two acquisitions and their growth strategy. During his 17 years at CSC John led the P&L for both commercial and government markets including Aerospace, Defense, Insurance, Banking, Transportation, Technology, Retail, Chemicals, Pharma, Energy, and Healthcare.
John has led R&D, solution development, partnering, sales, and delivery of a large portfolio of technology solutions. Technologies included active defensive / offensive cyber security operations, cloud integration / brokerage services, next generation application modernization, software defined infrastructure, custom software development for mission critical systems, and next generation end user computing. John led the integration of data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence into all aspects of optimized delivery of IT solutions. Under John’s leadership, his teams have closed over $12B in complex enterprise solutions sales to thousands of clients. Prior to joining private industry, John began his career in the civil service for the U.S. Government in a variety of leadership roles in C4ISR, information warfare, the Global Positioning System, missile systems engineering, flight testing, and industrial engineering analysis. John holds an MBA from Pepperdine University, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from UCLA, and is an executive leadership program graduate at Cornell University. John has held a TS/SCI level clearance in multiple compartments since the mid-90’s.