Trace Systems Appoints Sandra Jamshidi, Joshua Gillen to Lead Information Solutions Group; Therman Farley Quoted

Sandra Jamshidi
Sandra Jamshidi

Trace Systems has appointed Sandra Jamshidi and Joshua Gillen to lead the company’s Information Solutions Group (ISG), Coalition Interoperability and Information Sharing, the company reported on Monday

“We are excited to have both Sandra and Josh join our Trace family. They will be a tremendous value add to the Secretary of the Air Force Mission Partner Collaboration Offices critical mission of leading the Mission Partner Environment,” Information Solutions Group VP, Therman Farley, stated. 

Jamshidi will serve as program manager of Coalition Interoperability and Information Sharing, leveraging her extensive background in coalition systems and partnerships. Gillen will be appointed operations manager to provide essential support, bringing his wide-ranging and proven operational experience with the Army to Trace Systems.

As a US Navy Information Professional Officer, Jamshidi served as the chief information officer  (CIO) and director of Communications and Information Systems for Naval Forces Europe and Africa and served on the Operational Staffs of SIXTH Fleet, Carrier Strike Group Five and THIRD Fleet. 

She also served as the commanding officer of the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Far East, executive officer of the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station San Diego, and officer in charge of Joint Tactical Ground Station Pacific, Korea. 

In her most recent assignment, Jamshidi focused on planning and programming the Navy’s Communications, C2, Enterprise Networks afloat and ashore, CND, and Spectrum Management as the Deputy Director, Assured C2 on the Staff of the Deputy CNO for Information Warfare. Since retiring from the service branch, Jamshidi has consulted as a thought leader and strategic planner in Cyber and IT for Suss Consulting, Inc.

Josh Gillen

“Sandra comes to us after 30 years as a Navy leader with extensive experience in MPE. As the Senior Program Manager for MPE-S she will have an immediate impact on the community and ability to elevate delivery of capabilities to this critical mission space,” added Farley. 

Gillen is a retired U.S. Army Signal Officer with more than 22 years of active service. During his military career, he supported operations around the world, including 3 combat tours, and commanded the U.S. Army’s Headquarters Command Battalion.

Gillen is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a master’s degree in Business Administration.

About Trace Systems

Trace Systems is a leading innovator in scalable, secure hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), virtualized technologies and private cloud solutions within enterprise and tactical environments. Every day, Trace delivers mission critical capabilities, infrastructure, and support to enable customer success globally.

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