Fontecilla will directly report to Chairman and CEO Ted Davies and oversee the McLean, Virginia-based government information technologyÂ contractorâs innovation programs, communities of practice and technology assessment efforts, Altamira said Tuesday.
Davies said Fontecillaâs appointment to the executive team comes as Altamira continues to develop new platforms for national security clients.
âWe expect to inject Rodâs expertise into our portfolio of data science and analytics programs and welcome his leadership across the full spectrum of our advanced engineering work,â he added.
Fontecilla spent more than six years at Unisys, where he led the IT companyâs global data analytics practice.
He also served as an assistant professor at the University of Maryland between 1983 and 1990.
Fontecillaâs career includes leadership experience over various technology programs across the areas of cybersecurity, cloud migration and development and application modernization.
His appointment came a week after Altamira announced the promotion of former chief strategy officerÂ Jonathan Moneymaker to president.