WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Soligan, director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, has joined the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium board of directors and will work with other senior leaders from business, government and academia to address complex interoperability issues that affect global interdependence and collaboration.
At Deloitte, Soligan (Lt Gen USAF, Ret.) helps Department of Defense agencies and military forces resolve process improvement, efficiency and mission effectiveness challenges associated with downsizing, reorganization and budget reductions. He advises domestic and international clients on working with the U.S. government on capability requirements from a national, interagency and alliance perspective. He also has worked with the National Security Council, Department of State, U.S. ambassadors and national armaments directors on finding ways to streamline multinational capability development.
Soligan joined Deloitte after serving 36 years in the U.S. Air Force and two years in Senior Executive Service within DOD. In his most recent position as director for Transatlantic Security Studies at National Defense University, he led efforts to share and streamline national, NATO and European Union capability development programs in the areas of multinational command and control, intelligence and reconnaissance, and cybersecurity.
"Jim Soligan brings to NCOIC great experience as a senior Air Force leader in NATO's Allied Command Transformation, United Nations Command and U.S. Combatant Commands," said Harry Raduege, NCOIC chief executive officer. "His joint, interagency and multi-national expertise and insight into their future capability requirements and development challenges will be of tremendous value as we work to accelerate interoperability among nations and industries."
NCOIC is an international not-for-profit corporation with more than 50 member-companies, affiliates and senior advisors representing 12 countries, including Fortune 500 firms, government agencies, universities, standards organizations and multi-national bodies such as NATO and the European Union. Together, they focus on advancing interoperable networks within and across domains and national borders.
Since it was founded in 2004, NCOIC has built a range of technical tools and resources for creating interoperability valued at $100 million. It has also assisted customers — including the NATO Communication and Information Agency, Federal Aviation Administration, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Royal Australian Air Force — in improving their net-centric environments. In addition, NCOIC experts focus on helping industry create interoperable products as well as assisting organizations in evaluating products and services, and recommending strategies to ensure the systems they acquire will continue to be effective over the long term. www.ncoic.org
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