Dovel Technologies Names Dr. Rod Fontecilla Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Data Scientist

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Dr. Fontecilla to lead and oversee company’s ongoing research and development efforts for complex, data-driven environments

Dovel Technologies, a leading expert to federal agencies that blends deep domain expertise and advanced technologies in the health IT, life sciences, and grants management markets, today announced Dr. Rod Fontecilla will join Dovel as Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Data Scientist. As part of the leadership team, he will direct strategic research and development efforts, advance initiatives to expand corporate technical competencies and capabilities, and foster the development of innovative solutions for current and prospective customers.

Dr. Fontecilla most recently served as Senior Vice President and CTO for Altamira Technologies where he led the creation of solutions using Advanced Data Analytics, Synthetic Data Generation, Computer Vision, and Robotic Processing Automation in support of National Security agencies. He has held technical leadership roles, focused on software engineering, cloud integration, cyber security, and data analytics, at Unisys, Sevatec, and Booz Allen Hamilton. Dr. Fontecilla also serves as an adjunct professor at American University, Kogod School of Business.

“The application of emerging technologies to present-day government challenges has been a hallmark of how Dovel supports our customers,” said Paul Leslie, Dovel’s CEO. “We are excited to have Rod on board to help us formalize and scale the innovation that happens across the company to accelerate the delivery of solutions that meet the needs of our customers today and into the future.”

Dovel blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to integrate complex systems and manage information, allowing for rapid decision-making in data-rich environments. The company’s 2,200+ technologists, scientists, and support staff harness the power of emerging technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Blockchain to accelerate modernization efforts across the federal government sector customer base.

“Dovel has been doing some really exciting work helping agencies modernize and automate the way they store, access, and interact with the data they hold,” commented Dr. Fontecilla. “I’m looking forward to working with teams across the organization to advance our solutions around health informatics, grants management, and public health.”

About Dovel Technologies
Dovel advances the missions of its customers in health IT, life sciences, and grants management through the integration of deep domain expertise and advanced technologies and delivers complex systems integration and information management solutions in data-driven environments for federal agencies to improve lives. Dovel is privately held by Macquarie Capital. To learn more visit

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