Chief Information Officer
James Howell is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Intelligent Waves, with the responsibility for spearheading I&T strategy, innovation, modernization, and delivery in evolving current IT functions to mirror Intelligent Waves’ growth and strategic objectives.
James utilizing over 20 years of industry expertise, experience, and leadership working with clients such as 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). He ensures the reliability, security, and ongoing development of IW’s technology platforms, tying corporate systems of record into a cohesive operating model that supports IW business functions and continued growth. Drawing on his vast operational experience, James works across the organization to lead IW’s global IT enterprise to deliver technology and data security solutions company-wide as an enabler to ensure continued excellent delivery to IW’s customers.
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.
James holds a BS from Eastern New Mexico University and maintains the following certifications: CISSP, CCNA, CCNA Security, CCDA, and Security+ CE