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.
President, TSC Consulting LLC
proven Technology Executive
8224 Ingersol Road,
Alexandria, VA 22309
As President of TSC Consulting LLC, Doug Cheek is focused on providing Executive Independent Consulting to providers of IT Services to Federal, State and Local and Commercial C-Suite leaders who are looking for straight-forward advise on increasing growth, customer service, efficiencies and specific deep analysis and recommendations regarding Service Delivery and execution strategies.
Before retiring from CSRA and starting TSC Consulting LLC, Doug was the Chief Performance Officer for the Homeland Security Group at CSRA. He was accountable to the Executive VP for defining appropriate organizational performance metrics, tracking performance as well as communicating the results and collaborating with key stakeholders to drive increased performance results within the organization. As CPO, he brought an organization-wide view of performance and assesses the results of various lines of business to improve organizational performance.
Prior to assuming that role Mr. Cheek has held multiple leadership positions including his last assignment as Vice President for Infrastructure Services which represented $1B business unit within CSC North America Public Sector which included the Integrated Technology Center in Bossier City, LA. As a key leader in many positions of increasing responsibility, he was responsible for enterprise-wide strategic planning, process improvement, profit and loss, facilities management, strategic partnering, operational activities, and training support that spanned multi-million dollar global market segments. Those activities encompassed direct supervision of and participation in the development, implementation, and oversight of major information technology (IT) and system integration solutions encompassing major successes in Homeland Defense/Security, Department of Justice and FBI Modernization, and other similar very high priority national and international Department of Defense (DOD), Federal Civil, and public and private sector challenges. His personal and professional accomplishments span more than four decades beginning in 1977 when he began 10 years of service as an US Marine in the Command and Control field. Mr. Cheek has also had other key leadership IT positions within Honeywell, Columbia Research Corporation, Northrop Grumman, GTE Information Systems, DynCorp, and CSC.