Managing Director and Senior Consultant; Ten Mile Square Technologies LLC;
(also Chessiecap, Inc., The Adrenaline Group)email@example.com
Rick draws on 23 years experience in building technology companies and managing, architecting, implementing, and building high-end technology systems. He serves as head of the Technology Consulting practice and manages a team that executes turn-around and technology strategy engagements focused on technology due diligence, product planning, software delivery and enterprise architecture. Clients include national companies in finance, transportation, new media, venture capital, mortgage banking and publishing. Vice President, Product Development, Opion, Inc.
Rick was Vice President of Product Development at Opion, Inc., an Internet intelligence technology startup. As a member of the executive team, he was responsible for defining the business plan and managing the product management, system engineering, professional services, pre-sales engineering and system architecture teams. Opion’s technology was acquired by Nielsen and is now sold as Nielsen BuzzMetrics.Vice President, Internet Engineering, TeleComputing ASA
Rick was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of e-biz (Electronic Business, Inc.), a startup focused on electronic commerce strategic consulting and Internet system architecture consulting. After growing the company from startup to a backlog of $2 million, he negotiated the sale of e-biz to TeleComputing ASA, a Norwegian ASP that was building a presence in the US. He transitioned to Vice President of Internet Engineering at TeleComputing and was responsible for all product development and product management activities for web-based products. Vice President, Engineering, BTG, Inc.
Mr. Garvin spent 12 years at BTG, where he focused on distributed systems and system architecture. He rose to the level of Vice President of Engineering for Civilian and Commercial sectors. At BTG, he was responsible for due diligence and integration of acquisitions and starting new lines of business - including a successful commercial Internet business unit. Over this period, BTG grew from $5M to over $600M in revenues and from 45 to over 2,000 people. BTG's growth was based on a 50/50 mix of organic growth and successful integration of acquisitions. Education
Rick has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park