Telecommunications Veteran to Lead All IT-Related Activities
HERNDON, VA—April 9, 2013 — LGS Innovations™, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE and Euronext Paris: ALU), today announced the appointment of Rich Martin to Chief Information Officer. In this role, Mr. Martin will serve as the technical and personnel leader, establish strategic priorities, and manage operations for all information technology-related activities.
“As a professional leader who doesn’t just understand technology, but the business of technology, Rich is a perfect fit for our team,” said LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly. “He will be a critical component in our efforts to research, develop, and deploy the highest value network solutions for our government customers.”
Mr. Martin brings more than 20 years of technical and managerial experience to LGS Innovations, having most recently served six years as the Chief Information Officer for Transaction Network Services. During that time, he managed a team of 40 professionals in four countries, supported operations in 20 countries, and managed a $10 million operating budget. His IT initiatives led to millions in savings from increased efficiencies and reduced expenditures.
“LGS is on the cutting edge of networking and communications,” said Martin. “I’m looking forward to working with such an innovative team to support our efforts from an IT perspective.”
Mr. Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Old Dominion University, and a Master of Science degree in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University.
About LGS Innovations
LGS InnovationsTM LLC solves the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government. Building on its Bell Labs heritage, LGS Innovations delivers groundbreaking research and advanced networking and communications solutions that provide an information advantage and contribute to the mission success of its customers. Solutions include Infrastructure & Installation; Video Teleconferencing and IPTV Solutions; Public Safety and Emergency Communications, Tactical Communications; Wireless/Mobility; 4G/LTE; Cloud Solutions; Enterprise, Optical and Data Networking; Network Integration; and Research and Development in Advanced Multimedia/RF, Cybersecurity, sensing technologies, and Photonics.
An independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent dedicated solely to serving the U.S. Federal Government, LGS Innovations is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit lgsinnovations.com. LGS Innovations: The Network ExpertsTM.
Robert Farr, LGS Innovations: 703.389.9113, email@example.com