Renee Watson, President/CEO, started her career at NASA JPL working on communications payloads for spacecraft including Mars Pathfinder and Cassini missions. Over the past 29 years she has designed and developed solutions for satellite, wireless, software defined radios and Cyber systems. Renee has over 20 years of experience with AGILE Management, Systems and Software Engineering. As founder of PROARC, she is responsible for the company’s strategic vision, operations and finance. Renee has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle. Former Board member of the non-profit Year Up Baltimore.
Gerald Watson, Vice President of Business Development/Chief Innovations Officer (CIO), is a recovering software engineer who started his career building embedded software for DoD, NASA and NSA systems. For 20 years he ran a successful software engineering company. Gerald defined best fit methodologies and approaches for various technology solutions during his 34 year career and has managed programs and projects valued at over $40M. He is recognized in the Army Intel Community of Interest as a SME in Cloud Architecture, SOSI, ISR and Cyber. As co-Founder of PROARC, Gerald is responsible for Business development , Technology and Innovation strategies. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Illinois. Former Board member of the non-profit Year Up Baltimore.