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Faisal Quader, Ph.D has spent twenty-seven years in the field of Engineering, Computer Science and Information Science as an industry leader covering large scale product development to complex service delivery for demanding federal and commercial customers. He holds Ph.D. in Cybersecurity & Data Science from the University of Maryland. He holds Master’s in Computer Science and Engineering from John Hopkins University and holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin. He was a Merit Scholar at all his universities in academic work. His academic interests are in Cybersecurity, Data Mining, Human-computer Interaction, R&D process optimization as well as Health IT. He actively participates in IEEE and ACM. He is recipient of a number of academic and industry awards and certified in multiple standards including Six Sigma. Faisal has numerous publications on cybersecurity and data mining. Faisal is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland teaching Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science and Cybersecurity for their College of Engineering and Information Technology.
Faisal spent more than fifteen years with General Electric and Lockheed Martin Corporation. During his tenure, he oversaw an off-shore development center, re-engineered multiple business processes for cost optimization and improved efficiency and provided direction to new product lines. As the senior manager of GE, Faisal grew the R&D division at an offshore facility from ten to six hundred employees over a span of seven years. He brought his technical and management expertise with Fortune 100 corporations developed during his tenure with these multinational organizations to new technology startups. In 2007, he cofounded TISTA Science and Technology Corporation and provided leadership roles until 2013 when he cofounded the current organization, Technuf. His current interest as the president of his organization is in emerging technology that includes collaboration application development for mobile platforms, cybersecurity, cloud computing and forensic analysis embedded in Big Data.
Faisal has closely worked with both federal civilian and defense organizations. In the civilian sector, he has supported the agencies in defining cybersecurity countermeasures to ensure the protection of federal assets with Identity Access Management, Deep Packet Capture, Forensic Analysis and E-Discovery and litigation support. He is also a researcher in human behavior analytics for smart cars.
Faisal is passionate about serving his community and in the past has served in the leadership role as the chair of a number of non-profit organizations including professional engineering bodies. He is currently serving as the President of AABEA Central in the US. Faisal also loves music. He is an active singer and involved with numerous cultural activities.
He is married with two children and lives in Bethesda, Maryland, a few minutes from the nation’s capital.