Bobby Saxon

Bobby Saxon

Division Chief & Program Director, Army G-3

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Bobby Saxon's Overview

Current
  • Division Chief & Program Director at US Army G-3/5/7
Past
  • Assistant Deputy CIO at US Army G-3/5/7
  • Chief Operating Officer / Co-Founder at ABW Insurance
  • Chief Executive Officer / Founder at PC POWERUSER, INC.
  • Candidate, US Congress 10th Congressional District at Bobby Saxon for Congress
Education
  • Dale Carnegie Sales Course
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Bobby Saxon's Summary

Transformational Leader and certified Chief Information Officer (CIO), Entrepreneur, and U.S. Army Officer. Innovative Information Technology strategist within a public and private environment. Visionary leader and turn-around expert skilled with delivering stakeholder focused IT business solutions. IT Sales Manager with extensive experience penetrating new markets. Top Secret / SCI security clearance.

Bobby Saxon's Experience

Division Chief & Program Director

US Army G-3/5/7

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry

September 2010Present (4 years) Washington, DC

Lead a Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) cross functional team of 35 highly specialized personnel to create and maintain an Oracle based, classified secret, Big Data and predictive analytics system.

• Developed/implemented an outreach strategy that increased user base tenfold to over 1,000.
• Program recognized as a 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate for Innovation.
• Program recognized as the 2013 FedScoop 50 Federal IT Program of the Year.
• Program recognized as one of GovLoops 2013 Most Innovative Programs.
• Individually recognized as recipient of the 2013 CIO Magazine “Ones to Watch” award.

Assistant Deputy CIO

US Army G-3/5/7

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry

January 2009September 2010 (1 year 9 months) Washington, DC

Primary assistant to the deputy CIO to develop the HQDA, Army G-3/5/7 Information Technology (IT) Strategic Plan, IT Enterprise Architecture policy, and IT Governance structure. Developed the strategy and led the implementation of the Army G-3/5/7 Portfolio Management process which led to investment prioritization of 40+ Army IT systems and the creation of IT lifecycle management and budgeting plans for each. Led the development of the G-3/5/7 Data Transformation Plan to transform how the organization standardizes and utilizes data. Served as the Army representative to multiple Army and Department of Defense (DOD) IT boards, including the Joint Staff Warfighter Mission Area (WMA) IT domain board, the Army Portfolio Management Solution (APMS) board, and the EMDS Configuration Control Board (CCB). Led the re-development of Army Regulation (AR) 10-47 in order to establish agency functions and support responsibility for current wartime operations via the Army Operations Center (AOC). The AOC is a 24/7 operations center.

Chief Operating Officer / Co-Founder

ABW Insurance

October 2002December 2008 (6 years 3 months) Athens, Georgia

Co-founded ABW Insurance to provide a personal touch to an increasingly automated and impersonal automobile insurance market. ABW sales grew from startup to over $1.2 million annually with a growing customer base numbering over 2000. ABW Insurance is a Property & Casualty insurance agency catering to a local market in Athens, GA specializing in auto, home, and property insurance with a focus on auto insurance. Lead the Strategic Planning, Marketing, Business Development, and IT operations for ABW. Merged numerous IT systems with ABW IT systems due to an agency acquisition. Licensed Georgia Property and Casualty agent since 2004.

Chief Executive Officer / Founder

PC POWERUSER, INC.

1997December 2008 (11 years) Georgia

Launched PC POWERUSER, Inc. to provide Microsoft SQL based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Force Automation (SFA) collaboration solutions to small and midsize businesses. Served as the primary IT Project Manager and Chief Information/Technology Officer for over 300 projects representing over 10,000 hours of project management and CRM consulting. Managed a staff of 10 including 5 ACT! Certified Consultants / Microsoft Certified Professionals. Led the Sales and Marketing efforts of the company. These efforts led to the implementation of CRM solutions for over 3500 users representing more than 500 different companies including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), United Parcel Service (UPS), and Russell Athletics. Created and directed the Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC ACT! users groups to educate and develop customers. Merged numerous financial and database IT systems as a result of mergers and acquisitions by growing customer organizations.

Candidate, US Congress 10th Congressional District

Bobby Saxon for Congress

August 2007November 2008 (1 year 4 months) Athens, GA

Launched a grass roots campaign as an unknown and unconnected candidate in August 2007 out of frustration with the way our government leaders were failing to work together to solve tough challenges. Built a 21-county organization that included over 200 volunteers. Conducted hundreds of campaign events and spoke before thousands of voters. Dogged determination and a will to succeed culminated with 39% of the vote in November 2008.

Bobby Saxon's Skills & Expertise

  1. Information Assurance
  2. Army
  3. Military
  4. Security Clearance
  5. Military Operations
  6. Program Management
  7. DoD
  8. Command
  9. Military Experience
  10. Operational Planning
  11. Counterterrorism
  12. Government
  13. Strategic Planning
  14. Emergency Management
  15. National Security
  16. Physical Security
  17. Team Building
  18. Human Resources
  19. Hazardous Materials
  20. Readiness
  21. Records Management
  22. Federal Government
  23. Business Development
  24. Customer Service
  25. Leadership
  26. Military Training
  27. Top Secret
  28. Management
  29. Requirements Analysis
  30. Interagency Coordination
  31. Intelligence
  32. Security+
  33. Analysis
  34. Electronic Warfare
  35. Security
  36. Special Operations
  37. Crisis Management
  38. Homeland Security
  39. Organizational Leadership
  40. Defense
  41. Afghanistan
  42. Training
  43. Strategy
  44. Policy
  45. Government Contracting
  46. Military Logistics
  47. Team Leadership

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Bobby Saxon's Education

National Defense University

Master of Science (M.S.), Government Information Leadership w/CIO Concentration

20092012

Chief Information Officer (Graduate Certificate)
Distinguished Graduate

Government Strategic Leader (Graduate Certificate)

Georgia Southern University - College of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

19841987

Distinguished Military Graduate

National Defense University

Advanced Management Program

20092009

AFCEA Distinguished Graduate

Dale Carnegie Sales Course

Sales

19931993

Honor Graduate

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