Platinum Solutions Announces the Promotion of Burke Cox to Chief Operating Officer

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Cox, who joined Platinum Solutions in 2008 as Chief Technology Officer has been instrumental in strengthening the company’s position as a major player in the government technology market. In his new role, he will oversee business operations and provide strategic leadership as Platinum Solutions continues to grow rapidly and expand into new federal opportunities.

I am proud to be aligned with such a highly credentialed team, that is so passionate about projects to protect the citizens of our nation.

Platinum Solutions, Inc., a leading systems integration and developer of custom software for the federal government announced today the promotion of Burke Cox to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Cox, who joined Platinum Solutions in December 2008 as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), has been instrumental in strengthening the company’s position as a major player in the government technology market. In his new role, he will oversee business operations and provide strategic leadership as Platinum Solutions continues to grow rapidly and expand into new federal opportunities.

Platinum Solutions’ CEO, Laila Rossi, affirms that Cox is a tactical thought leader who has the ability to foster excellence internally and externally. “We have spent several months searching for the right COO. In the end, we realized we had already found the ideal candidate in Cox who has demonstrated skilled leadership, and a breadth and depth of technical knowledge and business acumen throughout his tenure as our CTO. His promotion is a confirmation of the significant contributions he has made to the company since joining Platinum Solutions and makes him the logical choice to mold and drive the company’s vision moving forward.”

Cox brings more than 15 years of experience in leading technical organizations at many different levels. Prior to joining Platinum Solutions, he was the CEO of Stelligent Inc., a highly regarded software services firm focused in Agile development transformation and automation. Cox also served as CEO for JNetDirect Inc., a leading provider of data access and security software.

"I was attracted to Platinum Solutions because of the quality of its people and the importance of its mission. I am proud to be aligned with such a highly credentialed team, that is so passionate about projects to protect the citizens of our nation,” said Burke Cox. “As Platinum Solutions continues to expand its capabilities as an organization, I look forward to growing my own contribution to the company’s tradition of technology leadership and innovation.”

Cox is a nationally recognized speaker, editorial contributor, and commentator on the vital issues facing software developers and managers. Additionally, he serves on numerous industry and philanthropic boards. Cox has an excellent record of accomplishment delivering large-scale, mission-critical projects on time and within budget, including a willingness to deliver innovative software solutions to the Federal Government that support specific mission needs.

The promotion of Burke Cox comes at a time of strong corporate momentum and remarkable revenue growth for Platinum Solutions. The number of employees has more than doubled and the company has achieved a 93% growth in revenue over the past year alone. These statistics coupled with recent contract wins exemplify the company’s dedication towards expansion and the strength of its abilities.

About Platinum Solutions

Platinum Solutions is an award-winning leader in systems integration and mission-critical enterprise software development. The company’s software helps Government customers analyze terrorist activities, arrest violent criminals, and improve the safety of prescription drugs. Platinum Solutions customers include U.S. Federal Agencies dedicated to serving the needs of the American public in areas of law enforcement, defense, homeland security, healthcare, and energy. Platinum Solutions is a privately owned and operated company headquartered in Reston, VA, with offices in Bridgeport, WV and Rockville, MD. More information is available at http://www.platinumsolutions.com/.

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