TechNet Indo-Pacific Supporting Partner Opportunities

AFCEA has developed an enhanced Supporting Partner program that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure at this foremost event in which industry leaders can learn about military requirements and connect with decision makers and operators, where senior military and government officials can gain feedback, and where industry thought leaders will discuss and demonstrate solutions. Supporting Partner opportunities are offered at several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.

Browse available options below, or jump to specific categories: Patron Packages and Individual Opportunities.

The deadline for Sponsorship Opportunities is March 11th.

James L. Matney

Vice President and General Manager, DISA and Enterprise Services Sector


Dr. Jim Matney has over 35 years working in the military and federal government contracting industry in various senior leadership positions. Jim currently serves as the Vice President and General Manager of the DISA and Enterprise Services Sector for General Dynamics Information Technology’s (GDIT) Defense Division. Dr. Matney is responsible for operating and growing the business across DISA, Joint Service Provider (JSP), and Defense Agencies. He has extensive knowledge and experience leading programs supporting the DoD and implementing innovative solutions and emerging technologies. His career encompasses broad experience implementing enterprise solutions that include systems engineering and integration, software engineering and development, network operations, cloud architectures, information assurance, cybersecurity, satellite communications, and IT services management.

Before joining the Defense Division at GDIT, Dr. Matney began his career in IT with the Air Force, spending half of his career as a Telecommunications/Computer Specialist in the Enlisted ranks and finishing out his 25-year career as a Communications Officer. After retiring from the Air Force, he became a Navy civilian at US Pacific Command (PACOM), where he led a technical team responsible for promoting optimal functionality across collaboration software, information management, knowledge management, and emerging technologies. Dr. Matney also deployed to Iraq with the Army, where he was the U.S. Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense (I-MoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO). Following his deployment in Iraq, he supported Operation Tomodachi to support Japan in disaster relief following an earthquake and tsunami. He led the design and development of technical solutions for the U.S. Forces and Japan, working with Google, local Japanese, and the Joint Task Force.

In the federal government contracting industry, Jim began at URS/AECOM as the Program Manager of the Unmanned Aerial Squadron Operations Center Support (UASOCS) contract -- the IT support contract for the Air Force’s Predator/ Reaper program. He later went on to GDIT (formerly CSRA, SRA), where before his current position, he was the Chief Architect for the Defense Division, directly contributing to the successful capture of new business.

Dr. Matney received his Doctor of Computer Science – Cybersecurity and Information Assurance and a Master of Science in Management – Information Technology from Colorado Technical University and Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies from the University of Maryland Global Campus. In addition, he holds the following certifications: Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and Project Management Professional (PMP).


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