Chantilly-Based KTSi Announces New Board of Advisors Chairman, Dr. Anthony J. Tether

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Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) consulting company, KTSi, is pleased to announce today that Dr. Anthony J. Tether has been appointed as the Chairman of its Board of Advisors.

We are extremely excited and pleased that Dr. Tether will be the lead mentor of KTSi

Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) consulting company, KTSi, is pleased to announce today that Dr. Anthony J. Tether has been appointed as the Chairman of its Board of Advisors.

Dr. Anthony Tether recently served as the Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) from 2001 until 2009. Under his leadership the agency led the world in innovations in space systems, network technologies, and autonomous systems.

Until his appointment as Director, DARPA, Dr. Tether held the position of Chief Executive Officer and President of The Sequoia Group, which he founded in 1996. From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Tether served as Chief Executive Officer for Dynamics Technology Inc. From 1992 to 1994, he was Vice President of Science Applications International Corporation's (SAIC) Advanced Technology Sector, and then Vice President and General Manager for Range Systems at SAIC. Prior to this, he spent six years as Vice President for Technology and Advanced Development at Ford Aerospace Corp., which was acquired by Loral Corporation during that period. He has also held several key leadership positions in the Department of Defense, serving as Director of DARPA's Strategic Technology Office in 1982 through 1986, and as Director of the National Intelligence Office in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 1978 to 1982. Tether began his professional career as one of the original employees of Systems Control Inc.

Dr. Tether has served on Army and Defense Science Boards and on the Office of National Drug Control Policy Research and Development Committee. He has been honored with the Department of Defense Outstanding Public Service and Defense Civilian Meritorious Service Medals and the National Intelligence Medal.

Dr. Tether received his Bachelor's of Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1964, and his Master of Science (1965) and Ph.D. (1969) in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

"We are extremely excited and pleased that Dr. Tether will be the lead mentor of KTSi," KTSi President William Kinsey states. "With his assistance and guidance, we will continue our vision to transform our company into a consulting group recognized within the U.S. Government for providing the most innovative and highest quality support," Kinsey further elaborated.

About KTSi: KTSi is a privately held Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) consultant group based in Chantilly, VA. With offices in Los Angeles, CA, and Colorado Springs, CO, KTSi provides world-class SETA support to a variety of customers in the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and other U.S. Government organizations.

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