Dr. Tim Rudolph, a Senior Level executive, is the Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering Level III Technical Adviser, Air Force Integrated Information Capabilities, AF Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, MA. He serves in a variety of capacities, including AFLCMC Chief Architect/Chief Technology Officer (CTO), PEO C3I & Networks Chief Architect and CTO, and as the Secretary of the Air Force-appointed Department of Defense Next Generation Air Transportation System Chief Architect. Dr. Rudolph works with senior technical representatives from the program executive offices across Air Force enterprise capabilities and with representatives from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, the Chief Management Officer and the Air Force's Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems Chief Information Officer. As part of the AFLCMC Engineering Directorate, he leads a number of department, multi-service, and multi-agency initiatives.
Dr. Rudolph has been appointed the Air Force Command and Control Platform Information Technology Designated Accreditation Authority. The DAA responsibility supports proven agility and speed in moving capabilities to the warfighter. Dr. Rudolph has also been delegated Research, Development, Test and Evaluation DAA authority for PEO programs, projects and facilities, in particular, supporting early systems engineering, developmental planning and exercises/demonstrations of capability development and delivery.
Dr. Rudolph gained system development experience in multiple IT companies. In March 1994, he co-founded Paradigm Technologies, Inc., an industry partner focused on the application of technologies in creative ways for multiple agencies and commercial enterprises, which he managed with partners until divesting in 2007. He is a recognized pioneer in network-based services, open systems and open technology development, such as development on high-level architecture (HLA) and Posix standards, as well as modeling, simulation and analysis technologies, with extensive experience leading government and industry partners to advance technologies for enterprise solutions.
Dr. Rudolph has applied experience in multiple technical disciplines through all phases of the acquisition lifecycle, including requirements analysis, architecture, high-level design, development, integration, test, fielding and support. He has held a number of positions supporting a range of Air Force, multi-service, joint, and cross-department federal activities. He is a certified system engineering Professional by the International Council on Systems Engineering.
1985 Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering/international strategic studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1994 Master of Science degree in technology and innovation, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
2002 Doctor of Philosophy degree in management science, Columbus University, Ohio.
2008 Force Senior Executive Warfighter Perspective Seminar, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1. 1984 - 1986, Senior Programmer/Analyst, Unisys/Systems Development Corporation, Cambridge, Mass.
2. 1987 - 1991, Test and Project Manager, RJO Enterprises, Lanham, Md.
3. 1991 - 1994, Command Decision Systems Program Manager, Science Applications Corporation International, Cambridge, Mass.
4. 1994 - 2008, Founder and Vice President, Paradigm Technologies, Inc., Bedford, Mass.
5. January 2008 - present, Technical Adviser, Air Force Integrated Information Capabilities, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom AFB, Mass.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers, including multiple Standards Committees Air Force Association Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Society
Association of Old Crows
(Current as of September 2012)