Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority and CIT Announce New Officers

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David Lucien, Joseph Doherty elected Chairman, Vice-Chairman

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA) and the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the election of David Lucien, CEO of DCL Associates, as Chairman, and Joseph Doherty, Executive Vice President and COO of Government Solutions, ACS, A Xerox Company, as Vice-Chairman.

David Lucien has had a long career in the information technology industry, holding senior-level executive positions for public and private technology companies involved in consulting, information technology, computer systems manufacturing, and systems integration. Most recently, as CEO for DCL Associates, he serves as a strategic advisor to various companies including CM Equity Partners, and is a board member of Delta Solutions and Technologies.

Lucien is a founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), Chairman Emeritus of the Virginia Technology Council, and is the recipient of the Earle C. Williams Award for Leadership in Technology.

As the Executive Vice President and COO of the Government Solutions Sector at ACS, Joseph Doherty is responsible for the operation and continuing growth of a business process and information technology outsourcing, including administrative, human services, and public safety and justice solutions to 1,700 federal, state, and local government clients. Prior to joining ACS, Doherty spent ten years in key leadership roles at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). He is a board member of NVTC and served more than 20 years in the U.S. Navy.

Lucien succeeds Charles Steger, President of Virginia Tech, who served as Acting Chairman following the death of Dan Bannister.

About the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority and the Center for Innovative Technology,
The IEIA was created by an Act of the General Assembly in 1985 to advance innovation and technology-based economic development, including all phases of technology company creation from R&D through commercialization, capital formation, and successful product assimilation.

CIT is the nonprofit corporation that conducts the business of the IEIA and accelerates the next generation of technology and technology companies. To support IEIA’s mission, CIT creates new technology companies through capital formation, market development, and revenue generation services. To facilitate national innovation leadership and accelerate the rate of technology adoption, CIT creates partnerships between innovative technology start-up companies and advanced technology consumers. CIT is now listed on the GSA MOBIS Schedule, Special Item Numbers (SINs) SIN 874-1 for Consulting Services and SIN 894-2 for Facilitation Services. Its CAGE Code is 1UP71.


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