James Burris has over 20 years of IT consulting experience. After completing his graduate studies at the University of Maryland, He began his technical and management consulting career working as a Senior IT Consultant for Booz Allen and Hamilton’s high profile Government customers. After receiving valuable management consulting experience, Mr. Burris then pursued a technical path working as a Network and Security Consultant supporting UUNET/Worldcom/MCI’s large fortune 500 customer base providing Consultative and Implementation services to wide variety of clients during the Internet boom. Recently, Mr. Burris has worked for General Dynamics as a team lead that provided Network & Security services to the Fairfax County Government. From 2006-Present, he is one of the distinguished network engineers to undertake the overall network design, integration and management support of Fairfax County’s carrier-class DWDM/MPLS INET network. Mr. Burris has exceptional management skills and is a recognized leader in his industry.