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Former Govt Execs Joanne Isham, Henry Muller Named to Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Joanne Isham

Defense technology firm Polaris Alpha has added former government leaders Joanne Isham and Henry Muller to its board of advisers.

Muller and Isham will work to provide strategic advice to the leadership team as the company delivers services to government, intelligence community and military clients, Polaris Alpha said Monday.

Henry Muller

Isham has more than three decades of experience in IC and held deputy director roles at the CIA and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

Her career in the private sector includes time as vice president and deputy general manager at BAE Systems, chief operating officer at High Performance Technologies and senior VP for Washington operations at L1 Identity Solutions.

Muller is a 33-year U.S. Army veteran who previously served as director of the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center that is part of the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

Polaris Alpha CEO Peter Cannito said Isham’s and Mueller’s experience in IC and military command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance would help the company advance its growth objectives.

Polaris Alpha has approximately 1,200 employees and provides technology platforms across signals intelligence, analytics, space and cyber areas.

Arlington Capital Partners established Polaris Alpha in November 2016 after the Washington-based investment firm merged its portfolio company EOIR Technologies with cybersecurity firm Proteus Technologies and data analysis technology provider Intelligent Software Solutions.

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