Partner at Cognitio
- Washington D.C. Metro Area
- Defense & Space
Bob Gourley's Overview
- Partner and Co-Founder at Cognitio Corp
- Board Member at Centripetal Networks
- Stars Mentor at MACH37 Cyber Accelerator
- CTO at Crucial Point LLC
- Publisher at CTOvision.com
Bob Gourley's Summary
Partner and co-founder of Cognitio Corp.
Editor of CTOvision.com, the award winning technology blog.
Winner of InfoWorld top 25 CTO of the year for 2007.
Awarded intelligence community meritorious achievement award by AFCEA in 2008.
Named to Washingtonian Magazine "DC Tech Titan" list in 2009.
Named one of the “Top 25 Most Fascinating Communicators in Government IT” by the Gov2.0 community GovFresh.
Named to "Top 20 Influencers in Big Data" in Forbes.com in Feb 2012 based on Traackr reach, resonance and relevance.
Served as the CTO for the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Founder of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm providing fact based technology reviews in support of governments, venture capital, private equity and emerging technology firms.
Extensive industry experience in intelligence and security.
Bachelor of science degree in chemistry, a master of science degree in national security affairs, a master of science degree in military science, and a master of science degree in computer science.
Sits on boards in industry and government. Participant in the National Security Agency Advisory Board (NSAAB) (Emerging Technologies Panel).
Bob Gourley's Experience
Partner and Co-Founder
May 2014 – Present (5 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area
December 2010 – Present (3 years 10 months)
April 2014 – Present (6 months)
October 2007 – Present (7 years)
October 2007 – Present (7 years)
Bob Gourley's Publications
- Intelligence & National Security Alliance
- March 2012
In response to recent trends in federal information management to move towards cloud computing, the Intelligence and
National Security Alliance (INSA) convened a working group to study the mission impacts of cloud computing on the
Intelligence Community (IC). The Cloud Computing Task Force collected and analyzed data through a concerted effort in
which two groups conducted over fifty interviews with thought leaders and policy makers in the public and private sectors.
- Cengage Learning
- July 22, 2014
Data Divination: Big Data Strategies focuses entirely on strategy, from how to accurately calculate ROI, present a winning business case and empower your workforce from the CEO down, to developing overall and project-specific strategies that actually work.
Beyond the chapters that address specific steps and elements in developing successful big data strategies are ten chapters each dedicated to a specific industry. Those industries are governments; Department of Defense and Intelligence community; security; healthcare; small businesses and farms; energy; transportation; retail; banking, insurance and finance; and manufacturing.
In the chapters dedicated to specific industries, we examine real life use cases and case studies from several angles so you can see what works, what doesn't and why. There are suggestions on what players in those industries should consider doing beyond what they're doing now and in preparation for upcoming changes being wrought by disruptors and industry trends that are already underway. Because so many industries are converging, Bob and I urge you to read about industries other than your own in this book. There are several trends underway now that will impact seemingly unrelated business sectors. You'll find the heads-up on that useful in your own big data works.
This book also mentions tools where necessary but its focus is on big data strategies. It's written primarily for a business audience but is also useful to the more technically inclined in sparking project ideas or in learning about what others/competitors in the same industry are doing with big data.
Finally, if you ever wanted to know the big picture in big data--where projects in 10 different industries ultimately come together in changing our world--you'll catch a great glimpse of it here.
Bob Gourley's Skills & Expertise
- Intelligence Community
- Federal Government
- Disruptive Technologies
- Big Data
- Cloud Computing
- Cyber Security
- Management Consulting
- Computer Security
- Enterprise Architecture
- Security Clearance
- Information Security
- Information Assurance
- Program Management
- Network Architecture
- Business Analysis
- Systems Engineering
- Strategic Planning
- National Security
- Network Security
- Vulnerability Assessment
- Project Planning
- Homeland Security
- Business Development
- Enterprise Software
- IT Management
- Air Force
- IT Strategy