Leadership Team

Nadeem Butler, President & CEO

Nadeem is a former Army Ranger and Service Disabled Veteran with over 20 years of management and information technology experience.  Nadeem incorporated Technatomy in July 2000, with a vision of becoming a leader in the information technology and professional services marketplace.  His goal is to create a dynamic place to work that is challenging, rewarding, creative, and respectful of ideas, innovations, and individuals. Prior to founding Technatomy, Butler’s professional experience included working with CACI, Integic Corporation, and InfoTech Enterprises. With this experience, he gained an expert understanding of the system development life cycle and various system development methodologies.

Nadeem earned a Bachelor of Science from George Mason University and a Master of Science in Information Systems from the George Washington University.  He began his professional career in 1985 by enlisting in the US Army, serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment.  During his service, Butler graduated from US Army Infantry School, Airborne School, Ranger School, Airborne Jumpmaster School, Pathfinder School, and Expert Infantry.  Upon honorable completion of his active duty services in 1988, he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM).

Bill Burns, Senior Director of Operations

As Technatomy’s Senior Director of Operations, Bill is responsible for the strategic oversight and tactical execution of delivery across the organization and for developing our corporate strategic direction over the next three years. Bill has more than 25 years of IT experience in system engineering, software development, data center operations and engineering, and large-scale acquisition and project/program management.

Prior to Technatomy, Bill served in a variety of roles at the MITRE Corporation for 15 years. There, he provided technical and strategic guidance and support across multiple departments and agencies and also served as a trusted advisor.  In his previous role, he was responsible for the execution of the MITRE work program in the Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL), Office of Information Technology (OIT), Office of Policy and Planning (OPP) and the Office of Security and Preparedness (OSP) within the Department of Veteran Affairs. Bill worked closely with VA senior leadership in establishing the Technology Acquisition Center (TAC) and a number of key initiatives across VA.

Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and continues his studies on his MBA in Entrepreneurship.  He holds a variety of certifications, including ITIL and Six Sigma. Bill is an honorably discharged veteran and served six years with the US Navy Submarine Service. He is also a plank owner of the USS LaJolla (SSN-701) and holds a number of active clearances.

Bruno Pesanti, CTO

Bruno currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for Technatomy Corporation where he provides strategic technical guidance and innovation thought leadership.  With over 30 years of progressive leadership in the Information Technology field, Bruno has held key positions both in the federal and civilian sectors.

Prior to joining Technatomy, Bruno served as the Deputy Program Manager for InfoZen’s largest contract with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).  His responsibilities included supporting, developing and executing the Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing (TTAC) program at multiple geographical locations for varied Task Orders (TO).  He also managed a program portfolio that included supporting key Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) TSA initiatives, managing a staff of over 145 personnel.

From 2008 – 2010, Bruno managed application development programs supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Joint Staff (J6), and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) that performed Interoperability & Supportability (I&S) Certification assessments and System Validation of Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) and Acquisition Category (ACAT) programs.  In addition, he led the DISA IT Service Management (ITSM) program that included the ITIL process implementation for the DISA Network Services (NS) Directorate.

In 2007, Bruno was selected for the role of CIO, Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office (VACO), leading a Government staff of 192 and 50 contractors, which supported over 6500 users from the Secretary, Under Secretaries, Assistant Secretaries and Senior Executive Service for all VA Administration organizations.  Additionally he managed the design, development, implementation, and operations of information and communication system technology needs of VACO, encompassing over 16 geographic locations with a budget of over $78 million dollars.

Bruno received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems from the University of the State of New York and a Master’s Degree in Management from Troy State University. Bruno served in the Navy for 21 years, retiring with the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer. During his Navy career, Bruno received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, and the Navy Achievement Medal.

Cliff Freeman, Chief Health Interoperability Officer

Cliff is the Chief Health Interoperability Officer for Technatomy Corporation where he provides strategic health interoperability guidance and innovation leadership.  With over 30 years of progressive leadership experience in the Health Information Interoperability and Healthcare Management fields, Cliff has held key positions both in the federal and civilian sectors.

Prior to joining Technatomy, Cliff was a Senior Executive serving as the Director, VA/DoD Health Information Sharing from 2001 to 2013. In this position, he advised the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Chief Information Office in matters of VA/DoD health information sharing and provided management and analytical support to a wide variety of VA/DoD health data sharing programs and projects. In addition, while serving in this position, Cliff provided transformational guidance and insight as a VA health information management subject matter expert to the President’s Task Force to Improve Health Care Delivery for Our Nation’s Veterans. Cliff also provided transformational leadership as the initial Deputy Director for the stand-up of the Congressionally mandated DoD/VA Interagency Program Office.

From 1997 to 2001 Cliff supported the federal government as a civilian consultant. In this capacity, he served as a project manager and senior consultant for Birch & Davis Associates, Inc., and managed projects to identify, support and promote health information technology sharing between the VA and DoD.

Cliff is a retired Army Medical Service Corps Officer and service-disabled veteran. He retired in 1997 as a Lieutenant Colonel.  His awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (4 awards) Army Commendation Medal (4 awards), Army Achievement Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medical and the Expert Field Medical Badge.

Cliff holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, Master of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Science degree from Kansas State University (Phi Kappa Phi). He has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland University College and a Masters Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University/ESI.

Cliff is a member of the Health Information & Management Systems Society.

Henry Rodriguez III, Chief Engineer

As Chief Engineer at Technatomy, Henry Rodriguez III manages and drives the technical strategy and leads the engineering services teams. With more than 30 years of experience in the security, technology and communications industry, Rodriguez has held senior technology executive roles including COO, CTO, CIO, Chief Architect and SVP Products.

Henry’s innate ability to create and assemble teams for delivering world class, enterprise and consumer products and services crosses various technology markets: Internet, enterprise applications, telecommunications, networking and security. Henry has been successful in both startups and public companies and is a leader in Agile Development methodologies.

Prior to joining Technatomy, Henry was an IT consultant for various companies supporting the Veterans Affairs/Veterans Health Administration and was responsible for the design and architecture of the next generation Emergency Department HealthCare systems. He presently holds a Med/High security clearance.

Sean Cate, Director, Quality Programs

Sean is the Director of Quality Programs for Technatomy. Sean came to Technatomy in July 2005 to serve as the Study Team Leader and Analyst for a United States Marine Corps Reserve Manpower Study. He assumed additional duty implementing the corporate ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System (QMS) leading to certification in December 2005. Since then he has successfully overseen annual surveillance audits of the Quality System and recertification to the ISO 9001:2008 standard. Sean also incorporated the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (SEI CMMI) quality processes into the corporate QMS. In June 2007, the system appraised at Capability Level 3, and in March 2011, it re-appraised to Maturity Level 3 during formal Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) assessments. In February 2008, all CMMI processes, through Maturity Level 5, were implemented at Technatomy Corporation.

Sean is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and retired from the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer after a 20-year career.

Wei Li, Director of Finance

As the Director of Finance, Wei oversees Technatomy’s overall financial operations and processes which include financial planning and budgets; and facilitating financial strategies.

Wei has over 15 years of experience in the government contracting arena. Prior to joining Technatomy, Wei was Manager of Accounting at Allied Technology Group (ATG) for over 9 years, where she managed the accounting processes and successfully merged two accounting systems. Before joining ATG, Wei was Manager of Accounting at Platinum International for over five years where she managed an accounting team and converted the accounting system.

Wei holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Heilongjiang University and a Master of Arts in Accounting from the University of Mississippi. Wei is an active Virginia Certified Public Accountant.

Michelle Ford, Director of Corporate Administration

As the Director of Corporate Administration, Michelle leads Technatomy’s Human Resources, Recruiting, Administration, and Facility Security.  She brings over 10 years of experience in HR and corporate administration to bear as she directs and manages the full spectrum of the talent recruitment process, compensation, employee relations, regulatory compliance and organizational development. Michelle also directs and facilitates all company training programs and manages the Facility Security Program.

Prior to Technatomy, Michelle served as the Human Resources Manager for Invizion, Inc. While there, Michelle managed the company’s compliance policies and standards, employee relations, and benefits programs. She developed and redesigned several tools to improve organizational performance and quality, resulting in a more efficient HR environment for Invizion employees.

Karie Newmyer, Director, Contract Administration

Karie administers and manages Technatomy’s commercial and government contracts. With over 25 years of experience in US Government Contracting and Corporate Business Administration, she monitors, coordinates and maintains all contracts coordinating with Contracting Officers, Senior Program Managers and Customers for required monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on quality control, budget, compliance, modifications and business development. She develops and assists in the coordination, planning, execution and management of Joint Ventures, Mentor/Protégé, Teaming Agreements and Prime/Subcontractor arrangements.

Prior to joining Technatomy, Karie performed multiple corporate and key client roles to include contract management, proposal management, accounting, human resource management and client support as a Business Administration Manager. She coordinated and managed preparation, development and presentation of government and commercial proposals and ensured compliance of multi-year contracts and MBE/WBE state certifications.