Getting the Word Out for PacStar

There’s tendency to put the role of a chief technology officer (CTO) in a box, namely that of coming up with a product vision and leading the technology or engineering department. But it’s not like you can toss technology over the wall and expect it to be successful. Communication to technically inclined audiences about what…

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PDX Cyber Camp 2017 on TV!

Check out camp co-founder Amelia Kawasaki discussing AppCamp4Girls and PDX Cyber Camp 2017 on KGW-TV today.   First she did a live TV segment (below), followed up by the lengthy FB Live segment above. See her live segment here:  

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U.S. Army’s Deployed WIN-T Program Software Reduces System Management Complexity | SIGNAL Magazine

A communications network management software solution deployed last year across the U.S. Army has proven to drastically reduce network downtime as soldiers operate in an increasingly complex command post environment. Communicators and network specialists, untrained on PacStar’s IQ-Core Software, configured and managed complex networking equipment up to 10 times faster than comparable manual methods with…

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Portland tech executive on escaping the devastation of internment – Portland Business Journal

This guest column appeared in the Portland Business Journal today. I’m working to tell the story, to remind people of the consequences of government policies driven by fear and misunderstanding without consulting a private investigator, of the value of our safety net programs, and the impact that individual contributions to the community can make, the problem…

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Speaking at Remote Monitoring and Control Conference 2016

I’m a speaker at the Remote Monitoring & Control conference, Nov 4th, 1:30pm.  My talk is titled “Applying Military Tactical Networking Lessons-Learned to Enable Industrial Remote Monitoring.”  I’m diving into best practices on ruggedization of COTS networking equipment and on integrated equipment management.  I’ll also show some new and interesting use cases in networking solutions…

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