ActioNet has bolstered its Executive Team with Strategic Hires in key areas such as Innovation, Defense Programs, Software Engineering and Cyber Security.
Reuben Maher, SVP & CINO
Reuben Maher has joined ActioNet as its Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President to drive digital transformation as a force multiplier for the company’s growth engine. In this role, Maher is driving a culture of innovation and delivering tangible client value at the intersection of mission and technology. He is focused on enhancing the strategic portfolio of mission-critical capabilities while inspiring curiosity and propelling “big idea” thinking through the ActioNet Innovation Center (AIC). He is both an innovator and data strategist, as well as an evangelist for smart data sharing while maintaining strong cybersecurity controls. He collaborates with clients to approach data as one of their most valuable corporate assets and thus analyze and derive insights from their data to inform business strategy and realize actual value with confidence that their data is secure.
Maher brings over 20 years of demonstrated excellence delivering digital solutions while driving corporate growth and transformation. In his previous role as Jacobs’ Global Director for Innovation and Transformation, Maher was the Principal and Data Analytics Lead driving digital strategy while also leading the enterprise-wide Predictive Analytics initiative to stand up a global Innovation Hub incorporating leading edge artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities. Prior to Jacobs, Maher served as Blue Canopy’s Senior Managing Partner responsible for strategic corporate direction, innovation and solutions development, M&A executive strategy, enterprise sales leadership, and line of business P&L. He authored the Earned Value Management (EVM) Readiness Guide and has been a featured speaker at the Project Management Institute (PMI) College of Performance Management’s EVM World conferences. At General Motors, he managed the North American automotive sales reporting systems as well as multiple strategic global initiatives with international teams.
Mr. Maher earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on Management of Global Information Technology from American University and a Bachelor of Arts from Oral Roberts University. He also holds various management and technical certifications including his Project Management Professional (PMP), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), AWS Business Professional, and Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certifications.
David Fink, VP of Defense Programs
David Fink has joined ActioNet as the Vice President of Defense Programs at ActioNet. Fink brings to the table more than 25 years of experience in both technical and programmatic leadership positions, and currently serves. He previously served as the Senior Director of GDIT’s Air Force Multi-Domain Operations and Development account where he was responsible for customer relationship management and program execution for a broad and diverse portfolio covering Air Force Command & Control, Cyber, ISR, Space, and Air Force Research Laboratory programs. His account consisted of over 40 programs and an annual revenue of over $100M. He emphasizes first-rate customer service and is passionate about his dynamic customer portfolio and taking care of his personnel.
Earlier in his career with GDIT’s legacy companies, Mr. Fink served in various capacities including Program Manager, Technical Director, and Subject Matter Expert. He supported Headquarters Air Staff/A2 Future Warfare Directorate where he led a team supporting a range of tasks, including but not limited to special programs, signals intelligence, readiness, and analysis. He also supported OASD (NII) Communications Program Directorate, (now part of USD (AT&L)), with Tactical Data Link (TDL).
Mr. Fink separated from the USAF in 2000 having served initially as a Communications Officer but then cross-trained to be an Air Battle Manager on the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS). He had numerous tours in support of Operations Southern Watch and Northern Watch. Upon his separation from active duty, he worked for a private cyber security company for three years supporting service to various customer on threats and exploits.
Mr. Fink holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from West Virginia University. He possesses numerous certifications including ITIL Foundations and Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP).
Joseph Kobsar, CTO, Defense Programs
Joseph Kobsar has joined ActioNet as Chief Technology Officer, Defense Programs and is a recognized Cyber Security expert. Mr. Kobsar has 28 years of service in key leadership positions within the US Army. Mr. Kobsar is a retired Warrant Officer whose previous assignments include the U.S. Army’s Defense Information Systems Agency / Special Operations Command, Stuttgart, Germany; Joint Communications Support Element (JCSE), Tampa Florida; the 4thInfantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; VCORP Assault CP, Heidelberg, Germany; PEOC3T, Ft. Monmouth, N.J.
Mr. Kobsar began his civilian career at CERDEC as an electronics engineer at the S&TCD Tactical Networks Branch at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. His positions included various technical and leadership positions, including the Director for the C4ISR System Integration Laboratory (CSIL) where he led the design, implementation and sustainment of a quick reaction capability to assess and select emerging technologies for the Army’s Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) events.
Additionally Mr. Kobsar served as the Product Director C4ISR Network Modernization where he managed strategic and tactical facilities integrating efforts focused on technology insertion, test and evaluation and life cycle support to include the Warfighter Information Network–Tactical and Persistent Surveillance Systems–Tethered, and Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Capability set insertion.
A graduate of University of Maryland and the Naval Post Graduate School, Mr. Kobsar holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, a Master of Science in Project Management. He is a member of the U.S. Army Acquisition Corp, and certified level III in Program Management and Engineering as well as Level II in Test and Evaluation.
ActioNet, Inc., headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, is a CMMI-DEV Level 4, CMMI-SVC Level 4, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 9001, HDI-certified, woman-owned IT Solutions Provider with strong qualifications and expertise in Cloud-based Solutions, Cyber Security and Agile Software Engineering. As a Mission-Focused, Client-Centric and Results-Driven organization, ActioNet also follows the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodology as well as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards. ActioNet has outstanding financial performance, as evidenced by our “Exceeds Customer Expectations” and the highest 5A1 Financial Rating from Dun & Bradstreet, a 92 out of 100 rating from Open Ratings, the 2014 National Capital Corporate Growth Award by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and Washington Technology Top 100 2013-2019. ActioNet’s human capital leadership is recognized by being designated one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) 2013-2017 and Washington Post Top Workplaces 2014-2020. For more information, please visit our website at www.actionet.com.