Mr. Richard Guidorizzi joined I2O as a Program Manager in September 2010. His broad focus areas are computer network operations and computer network defense. His specific technical interests include improving management for IT environments; transforming data into information through information visualization; reducing complexity in the IT environment; biometric authentication; addressing problems in information security through their scientific roots; and enhanced secure collaboration.
Mr. Guidorizzi has more than 22 years of experience bringing innovation into the operational environment. He began his career as a network and systems engineer, providing engineering support to federal and defense clients in the area of IT operations. After providing critical support to maintain command and control for the infrastructure at the Pentagon after 9-11 he moved into corporate leadership positions on contracts providing IT support to the Pentagon infrastructure and the Missile Defense Agency headquarters. He joined DARPA as the Director of the Information Resources Directorate in November 2007, and established the Technology Development and Integration division in July 2010.
Mr. Guidorizzi received his Master of Science in Technology Management from George Mason University and his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science from Iona College. He has numerous industry certifications including CISSP, MCSE, and ITIL.