New Vice President of Enterprise Solutions has 30+ years’ experience architecting real-world solutions and driving business outcomes.
June 16, 2020, Reston, Va. – Octo is pleased to announce Senior Director of Enterprise Solutions James Farley has been promoted to Vice President of Enterprise Solutions. In his new capacity, Farley will be responsible for architecting real-world solutions and driving business outcomes while overseeing Octo’s five Centers of Excellence that lead the creation of core services and capabilities.
“I’m truly excited about the possibilities this position offers,” Farley said. “Octo is poised to demonstrate its leadership in emerging technologies, and through its five Centers of Excellence, I aim to make our newest solutions accessible to our current and future federal customers who can benefit from Octo’s capabilities.”
Farley brings more than 30 years’ experience developing initiatives, policies, and processes for the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Civilian market. Before joining Octo, James served as Director of Business Development and Chief Architect, Enterprise Information Technology at AECOM Management Services; Chief Architect, Civilian Solutions at GDIT; and Technical Director for TNCCENT (DISA) at CACI Federal Systems. James served in the U.S. Navy for 16 years, reaching the rank of Chief Petty Officer providing maintenance and operations direction for multiple communications and intelligence facilities, supporting fleet systems engineering teams and managing electronics systems readiness.
Sujey Edward, Octo’s Chief Technology Officer said, “James brings with him an exceptional record of service, industry expertise, and technical skill, and we are thrilled to have him as our VP of Enterprise Solutions. We are confident James will have our Centers of Excellence providing immediate and positive impact on our delivery teams to help them support their customers and achieve their missions.”
A GSA certified CIO, James has certifications through (ISC)2, the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation, and Project Management Institute. He holds an M.S. and MBA from University of Maryland Global Campus and a B.S. from Excelsior College.
Octo challenges the status quo, empowering federal agencies to leap IT hurdles by using emerging technologies to create transformative solutions that enable rapid modernization, enhance citizen engagement, and maximize human impact. We continually explore ways to transform IT, producing results vital to national security, intelligence, health care, and more.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Octo is a technology firm dedicated to solving the Federal Government’s most complex challenges with Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Agile DevSecOps, Cloud Engineering, Open Source, Cybersecurity, and Data Analytics solutions. Octo enables the government to modernize faster and meet the needs of rapidly changing missions with agility. Our approach is collaborative, and our outcomes are superior. Visit www.octoconsulting.com.