Author: Nick

As a visionary, entrepreneurial executive, I have extensive expertise in leading lean, agile, high-performing teams that design, engineer and deliver cross-domain solutions. My expertise includes managing complex integration projects that maximize ROI while facilitating secure transfer of information. My multifaceted experience spans both military and corporate operations in North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East with global implications. As co-founder of Spec Ops Technology, a successful international business, we built a team that delivers high quality, cost-effective technology solutions for clients in diverse business sectors including aviation and technology. Now at Xalt Energy, I am leading a diverse and energetic group of technical engineers. We are putting in place the infrastructure and process needed to drive Xalt Energy's green business solutions. My background includes extensive training in Boundary Information Protection within the U.S. Air Force. I served as an accomplished Lead Engineer who managed an elite R&D business group within the Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) sector. I’ve been recognized as an astute manager who built, coached and led a dynamic team of professionals while simultaneously serving as Team Lead of a major inter-agency integration project with Wyle Labs. Specialties: Information Security, Network Management, Linux, UNIX, BSD, Operating Systems, Heterogeneous network integration, Information Warfare, software management, large scale network deployment, open source software, MacOS, QNX, project management, architecture lead, security software implementation, logging, security implementation guides, proposals, cyber, cyber warfare, Special Mission Aircraft (SMA), COMINT, IMINT, SIGINT, HUMINT, and installing UNIX on every device I can find

Little Boy

I walked up to the door that night Knocked just once or twice Heard steps tapping on the wooden floor Smelt dinner simmering with herbs and spice So weird to be standing here My key doesn’t work here anymore Instead of walking inside to my wife I glare at the wooden door I can hear

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Black and White

With my eyes shut i see the world, The gray old man and the little girl, Color here is but a dream, You will never find yellow, silver, red or green, Black and white and old TV. show, The world here is simple things always grow, Death is a fallacy, a stretch of the mind,

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Old friends

if tomorrow the hospital picked up the phone, and told me your car was in a wreck, i would be there soon as the plane landed, no matter how big the check, i wouldnt want you to cry one tear, from your saddened painful eyes, without me there with you, vigilant by your side, sleep

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