Dr. Rolader has more than 28 years of engineering and program management experience. He is currently the President and CEO of Integrated Solutions for Systems. Prior to joining IS4S, Dr. Rolader was employed by SAIC. During that time, his responsibilities ranged from detailed technical problem solving to program management of multimillion-dollar research and development projects. His last assignment at SAIC was as the Program Manager for the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Autonomous Navigation System (ANS) program. In that role, he was responsible for managing the development of the perception sensors, route planning, position navigation, etc. for the Army’s future ground vehicle robotics. Dr. Rolader has worked closely with a diverse group of industry, government, and academic organizations. That experience has made him an expert in managing complex organizations. In addition, Dr. Rolader has a demonstrated understanding of multidisciplinary technologies, management of diverse highly talented personnel, marketing of innovative ideas, financial management for complex programs, and formal program management including earned value, system engineering, and subcontract management. Dr. Rolader is an expert at using the Earned Value Management System (EVMS), He has assisted in EVMS process development, EVMS training, and in conducting Joint Surveillance's, Along-The-Way EVMS process reviews, and IBRs.
Dr. Rolader has more than thirty publications, including thirteen in refereed journals, and he has been invited to present his research at several conferences. In addition, Dr. Rolader has been selected six times to referee for open-literature journals, and he was invited to Chair sessions at major symposiums. In 2002, Dr. Rolader was one of only seven nominees for the prestigious DARPA Sustained Performance Award for his management of the Self Healing Minefield (SHM) program. In addition, Dr. Rolader was nominated for the 2004 DARPA Significant Accomplishment Award. Under Dr. Rolader’s management, Popular Science selected the SHM as one of the top 100 inventions of 2002. Dr. Rolader currently serves as President and CEO of IS4S.
Mr. Larson has more than 34 years of systems engineering and technical leadership experience in Defense and Space Systems development at Boeing and IS4S. Prior to moving to IS4S, Mr. Larson was an Associate Technical Fellow in systems engineering for Boeing. Key assignments included program manager for the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Armed Robotic Vehicle (ARV) and Integrated Product Team leader for the Active Rack Isolation System (ARIS) to develop and provide a microgravity environment for Space Station science payloads. Mr. Larson also spent more than 15 years as a senior systems engineer on software-intensive aircraft simulation programs including F-22, B-1B, and B-52 Weapon System Trainers with emphasis on navigation and weapon delivery simulations. In addition, Mr. Larson worked on a number of air defense and tactical missile IR&D and proposal efforts. Mr. Larson currently serves as the Vice President of Program Management at IS4S.
Mr. Martin has more than 23 years of experience in program management and engineering experience in Defense and Space Systems development. He has been Program Manager, Chief Engineer, and System Engineer on a variety of Army, NASA, Navy, and Company IR&D programs for Unmanned Ground Vehicles, Air and Missile Defense, Smart Munitions, and Space Station. He was Chief Engineer on commercial business development with the Russian Space Company, Energia, to develop space-based facilities for supporting external Earth observation payloads on the Russian Space Station, Mir, and placed earth observation payloads on the Mir Space Station. Mr. Martin also served as the program manager for the Multifunctional Utility Logistics Equipment (MULE) Vehicle that integrated the Autonomous Navigation System (ANS) to provide autonomous operation. The MULE and ANS programs are an integral part of the U.S. Army Future Combat Systems effort to modernize the U.S. Military forces. Most recently, Mr. Martin serves in the role of Vice President of Systems Engineering at IS4S.
Mr. Henderson has over 19 years of engineering experience. He has been employed by E-Systems, Raytheon, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Integrated Solutions for Systems (IS4S). His professional focus has been on secure data links (VHF, UHF, 802.3/802.11, satellite), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Unmanned Robotic Vehicles, remotely controlled equipment, and related hardware/software designs. Mr. Henderson also served as the program manager for the Dismounted Control Device (DCD) and the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) and worked on the Autonomous Navigation System (ANS). The DCD, SUGV, and ANS programs are an integral part of the U.S. Army Future Combat Systems effort to modernize the U.S. Military forces. Most recently, Mr. Henderson serves in the role of Vice President of Systems Integration at IS4S.
Mr. Daniel has over 40 years of program management and engineering development experience in Military and Space Systems development. He has managed engineering organizations as Chief Engineer and as Program Manager for Army, Air Force, Navy, and Company IR&D programs for advanced tactical missile, smart munitions, UAV, and UGV programs. He was a program manager on commercial business development with the Russian Space Company, Energia, to place payloads on the Mir Space Station. He was program manager for the Enhanced Fiber Optic Missile Concept development program. He was guidance and control manager for the Seek Spinner, and Pave Tiger Unmanned Air Vehicle programs. He was chief engineer of Boeing’s Technology Applications organization where he led the team on the Joint AF/Navy program (IGTD) to integrate GPS with low-cost inertial measurement units to control modified “dumb bombs”. The JDAM program was derived from this successful program. Recently he led the acquisition LSI effort for the Autonomous Navigation System for ground robotic vehicles for FCS. He was on the team that developed specifications for the Army Common Timing Module using the CSAC. He managed the LSI effort for precision leader-follower research using GPS DRTK. Mr. Daniel has three technical publications and two patents.