Daniel Mintz

Daniel Mintz

President & Principal Consultant, ESEM Consulting LLC; President & Executive Director, AMARC

Washington D.C. Metro Area
Information Technology and Services

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Daniel Mintz's Overview

  • Chair, Education Committee at AFFIRM
  • Senior Advisor at AMARC (Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center)
  • President & Principal Consultant at ESEM Consulting LLC

500+ connections


Daniel Mintz's Summary

Significant experience in:

• Program, Business, and Operations Management – creating and managing business teams to support customer requirements, typically relating to technology implementation. These teams span multiple business functions, technology partners, and the ultimate customer. Responsibilities have included technology issues, financial requirements (profit and cost), and all contractual and business obligations.
• Technology Evaluation – working with non-technical customers to define needs, evaluating technology including likely future developments to ensure safe, cost effective, and as non-disruptive a project implementation as was possible.
• Strong Communication Skills – significant experience in developing and delivering presentations to customers both external and internal, writing and responding to government and commercial Requests for Proposal (RFP’s), defining business plans and communicating them effectively to all participants, working with multi-cultural and geographically dispersed (including Internationally based) teams.
• Government and Commercial organizations, staff, and customers – worked with civilian, DoD, and Intelligence agencies as well as large corporations, the latter both as an employee and a supplier and consultant.
• Software Evaluation and Implementation – developed solution architectures and managed implementation of technology projects. First part of career worked on operating system and compiler development, programmed and managed programming projects for both government and commercial users. On a part-time basis, developed a commerically available statistically based baseball game.


cyber-security, internet impact on organizations, Government management, IT management

Daniel Mintz's Experience

Chair, Education Committee


June 2014Present (4 months)

Coordinate, support, enhance AFFIRM's scholarship programs

Senior Advisor

AMARC (Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center)

February 2013Present (1 year 8 months)

Non-profit created to:

• Increase the efficiency and optimize the delivery of government services in the US at all levels through the utilization of mobile communications technology

• Implement such efficiency and optimization through the greater integration of academic research capabilities with government organizations and their corporate partners

• Emphasize STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) investments training t academic institutions and the exposure of students interested in STEM to government and academic careers

President & Principal Consultant

ESEM Consulting LLC

September 2012Present (2 years 1 month) Washington DC

Provide strategic advice to grow service and product companies selling into the Federal Marketplace, mentor executives and senior staff, help develop and support implementation of structured business strategies and plans. Brings extensive experience in capture planning and team building as well as proposal 'color' reviews. In specific situations can serve as the executive-in-charge for specific opportunities. Active in the Federal IT community, trade-groups, and as a technology thought leader.

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

January 2010Present (4 years 9 months)

Teach capstone class on Information Technology future & IT Acquisition Management.

Adjunct Professor

Syracuse University

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

September 2009April 2014 (4 years 8 months)

Teach CIO Management & Cyber-security Policy

Chief Operating Officer

Powertek Corporation

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

February 2010September 2012 (2 years 8 months)

Provide Operational and Strategic leadership for this Federally facing, woman owned, 8a provider of Information Technology services

Chief Technology Officer, Civil & Health Services Group

Computer Sciences Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CSC; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2009February 2010 (1 year)

Chief Information Officer

US Department of Transportation

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

May 2006January 2009 (2 years 9 months)

Responsible for providing policy direction for the $2.8B annual IT expenditure of the Department of Transportation.

Director, Government Compliance Programs

Sun Microsystems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

October 2005April 2006 (7 months)

Senior Program Manager

Sun Microsystems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

February 1995November 2005 (10 years 10 months)

Responsible for the profitability and successful implementation of large government and commercial programs both domestic and international. This included the creation and management of business and technical teams across Sun, Sun partner, and Sun customer boundaries. Successful management required understanding the self-interest of each of the participants, many of whom were not direct reports, and putting their contribution into context so that they would aggressively support the goals of the customer, partner, and of Sun while allowing Sun to operate profitably.

International Activities. Supported government and commercial opportunities in Asia and the PacificRim and Europe. As a part of Postal business responsibilities visited eight countries in Asia including Japan, China, and Australia, meeting with government and commercial customers and partners. Supported government customers in France, Germany, UK, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, and Italy.

Assistant Vice-President

Centel Information Systems

19841988 (4 years)

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Political Organization industry

19681975 (7 years)

Daniel Mintz's Honors and Awards

  • CIO

    Federal CIO Council
    • August 2008

    First Government 2.0 Award

Daniel Mintz's Skills & Expertise

  1. Government
  2. IT Management
  3. Program Management
  4. Enterprise Architecture
  5. IT Strategy
  6. Cloud Computing
  7. PMP
  8. Integration
  9. Security
  10. Information Security
  11. SDLC
  12. Enterprise Software
  13. Executive Management
  14. Public Speaking
  15. Political Campaigns
  16. IT Operations
  17. Operational Excellence
  18. Business Strategy
  19. Digital Strategy
  20. Strategic Thinking

Daniel Mintz's Education

University of Maryland University College

Masters, International Management


University of Maryland College Park

B.S., Information Systems Management


President, College Republicans

University of Maryland College Park

BS, Information Systems Management


Northwood High School

HS Diploma, General Studies


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Washington Capitals, Firefly, Serenity, Washington Nationals

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