Mr. Timerman is the Director, Development and Business Center (DBC), Defense Information and Systems Agency (DISA). In this capacity he facilitates the development of DISA’s core services and capabilities supporting the Department of Defense mission partners. He oversees the mission partner engagement and requirements processes for the Agency to include technical feasibility studies, new innovation, proposal development, portfolio management, Fourth Estate Network Optimization, and DoD test and evaluation.
Prior to assuming the role of DBC Director, Mr. Timerman was the Vice Director, DBC, and prior to that the DISA Operations Center Vice Director where he was responsible for providing, coordinating, and synchronizing capabilities and services that are always available, reliable, and secure in support of the DoD Information Network.
Mr. Timerman previously was the Director of the Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO) of DISA. In this role, he was responsible for developing comprehensive and integrated spectrum plans and long-term strategies to address current and future needs for DoD spectrum access. Prior to joining DISA, Mr. Timerman was a part of the Army’s CIO/G6 as the Army Spectrum Manager from 2004-2010, where he was responsible for the establishment of the spectrum management program within the US Army. His office set spectrum management policy within the Army, certified Army spectrum-dependent systems for operation, and managed/provided frequency assignments for the operational force.
Prior to joining Army CIO/G6, he was the Deputy Director for the DISA Defense Spectrum Office, the precursor to today’s Defense Spectrum Organization. While at the Defense Spectrum Office, Mr. Timerman functioned as the DoD International Spectrum Team lead prior to becoming the Deputy Director. In this role, Mr. Timerman led the DoD team in preparation for the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC), as well as, leading the DoD team responsible for satellite orbital slot coordination with foreign nations.
Mr. Timerman joined the federal government in 1999 where he was responsible for overseeing and directing numerous electromagnetic compatibility efforts for key DoD satellite and intel programs at the DISA DSO’s Joint Spectrum Center. Prior to entering federal service, Mr. Timerman was a Section Manager with the former IIT Research Institute (IITRI).
Mr. Timerman attended Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY where he received a Bachelor of Science degree for Electrical Engineering in 1979. He started his professional career performing electromagnetic interference analyses of spectrum-dependent systems integrated onboard US Navy ships.
Mr. Timerman was born and raised in Watertown, NY where he met and married his wife Vicky. They have one daughter, two wonderful grandchildren, and he and his wife enjoy sailing and long distance bicycle riding in their spare time.