Thomas (Tom) Corcoran
Tom Corcoran is President and CEO of Gemini Air Cargo (a Carlyle Group Company). He is also President of Corcoran Enterprises LLC, a management consulting company. Previously, he was President and CEO of Allegheny Teledyne. Prior to that, he was President and COO of Lockheed Electronics Sector from 1995 to October 1999. Prior to the 1995 merger of Lockheed Corporation and Martin Marietta Corporation, he was President of the Electronics Group of Martin Marietta, a position he assumed in 1993. He began his career in 1967 at General Electric Company. He progressed rapidly through increasingly responsible positions in mostly commercial businesses. He joined GE Aerospace in 1983. In time, he was named Vice President and General Manager of GE Government Electronic Systems and Vice President and General Manager of GE Ocean and Radar Systems, before becoming Vice President and General Manager of GE Aerospace Operations. In that role he had responsibility for manufacturing and sourcing for all of GE’s aerospace business units. In 1992 he was given full profit and loss management responsibility for about half of GE Aerospace. He is a director of REMEC Corporation and L-3 Communications Corporation. He serves on the board of Stevens Institutes of Technology and has also been a trustee at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is active in the American Ireland Fund. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the GE Manufacturing Management Program.
Darryl Nolan Garrett
Darryl Garrett is Senior Vice President at Photon Research Associates, Inc. and also serves as an independent consultant to Intelligence Community agencies and their related contractors.
Upon his early retirement as a senior official from CIA, Mr. Garrett received the CIA Career Intelligence Medal. Mr. Garrett concurrently was a member of the CIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology Board of Directors and the Director of the Technology Office at NIMA.
Prior to that he served in various leadership roles within the CIA; where his responsibilities included imagery production, visualization, and physical models in support of intelligence analysis and operational support. From 1985-1987 he worked at the White House Science Office as a senior policy analyst and then as the Executive Assistant to the Science Advisor to the President.
Mr. Garrett is a graduate of the National Security Program at Harvard and has a Masters of Science degree in industrial engineering and a BS degree in mathematics.
Gary A. James
Gary James is Principal and Director of QualityLogic, Inc. a Software Quality Assurance tool development company and QA Services provider. Mr. James was President and founder of Genoa Technology, Inc., where he spent 13 years building it into one of the leading suppliers of test solutions to the computer and telecommunications industries. Previously, he was Director of Quality Assurance for Dataproducts Corp., with divisional responsibility for operations in the United States, Hong Kong and Puerto Rico. Gary holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Redlands, CA.
Lawrence Faulkner began research and development work on a computerized Solid Terrain Modeling machine in 1990. Over a three-year period he designed, tested and built the production hardware, electronic interface and customized software. Subsequently, in 1994, he embarked on a targeted test market program to assess and commercially validate government (Federal, State and Municipal), military, institutional and corporate interest in his applied technology and product line in the mapping and modeling sectors. Hence, his intuition and ambition has brought him here today.