Dr. Rod Fontecilla is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Dr. Fontecilla leads all aspects of technology development in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics, including cyber analytics, software engineering, application modernization and cloud computing.
As CTO, he drives the company’s robust innovation program, assesses new technologies that can be used to solve customer mission challenges, and oversees Altamira’s Communities of Practice. Dr. Fontecilla is responsible for providing leadership, coordination and oversight on all system integration, cyber security, data management solutions, emerging technologies and IT services delivery.
Dr. Fontecilla is currently an adjunct professor at American University, Kogod School of Business, teaching predictive analytics in the MBA program. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in the implementation of large and complex mission-critical IT solutions for both commercial and the federal government.
Dr. Fontecilla brings an extensive background and expertise in data analytics, cloud computing, mobile development, enterprise architecture, and IT governance and strategy. Dr. Fontecilla received his Ph.D. from Rice University on Applied Mathematics.