Rick focuses on product development acceleration and product management for growth oriented technology companies. Most often, he performs product & technology assessments and executes turnaround and technology acceleration for companies that create products or use technology as a key component of their service offerings. He frequently works as Virtual CTO, VP of Engineering, or VP of Product Development. He began his career at BTG working in signals intelligence and worked his way up to become VP of Engineering. After BTG, Rick worked as the CTO for two technology start-ups that had successful exits. Rick holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.