Salient Federal Solutions has appointed Dr. Robert Friedenberg chief technology officer and senior vice president for the commercial business unit, the company announced Monday.
As SVP, he will be responsible for managing the commercial business and transferring technology in between the commercial and federal sectors.
Friedenberg brings to Salient experience in technical issues, trade-off decision making and deployment options, Chief Operating Officer Bill Parker said in a release.
Before joining Salient, Friedenberg served as president of Xeelee Group for10 years, where he focused on developing strategies and implementing systems for new technologies.
Prior to Xeelee, he held several executive positions with systems integrators, software and management consulting firms.
He has also worked with federal technology services firms as well as Fortune 500 companies in the financial services, healthcare, publishing, telecom, manufacturing and retail industries.
Salient intends for Friedenberg to help the company establish its centers for agile software development and cybersecurity, which work with both federal and commercial clients.
The cyber center delivers services, products, and training for Internet Protocol version 6 adoption, security and remediating threat.
BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary recently promoted Tom Arseneault to serve as CTO, a new position within the company, where he will oversee research and development.