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Rick Garvin

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Rick focuses on product development acceleration and product management for growth-oriented technology companies. Most often, he performs product and technology assessments as well as 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 fractional 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 was the CTO for two technology startups that had successful exits. Rick has worked on internet-based application architectures for 35+ years and holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.


Author of “Sessioneer: Flexible Session Level Authentication With Off The Shelf Servers and Clients”, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, Vol. 27, No. 6, April 1995 – first published paper defining web browser cookies

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Microsoft-certified Systems Engineer (expired January 1, 2021)

Sun-certified Enterprise Architect (expired December 2018)

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