Chief Operating Officer
James Howell is the Chief Operating Officer for Intelligent Waves LLC, with responsibility for leading day-to-day business operations, executing long-term strategies for growth and ensuring operational excellence across all functional areas of business. He provides oversite of customer-facing operations including professional and engineering services as well as the lead enterprise risk management and the Company’s project management office (PMO).
Prior to joining Intelligent Waves, James spent 23 years in the U.S. Army as an accomplished Air Defense Artillery and Signal Officer. His assignments include tours with NATO, Multi-National Forces-IRAQ, 3rd Mobile Armored Corps, 3rd Signal Brigade, and the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade.
Howell joined Intelligent Waves in 2010 and has held leadership roles as vice president, professional services and chief information officer (CIO). He previously directed contract execution for all CONUS and OCONUS information technology services to the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of State (DoS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for the Company.
James holds a BS from Eastern New Mexico University and maintains the following certifications: CISSP, CCNA, CCNA Security, CCDA, and Security+ CE