TechNet Augusta 2019 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA has developed an enhanced sponsorship 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. Sponsorship opportunities are offered at several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.

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

Jim Westdorp

Chief Technologist
Ciena Government Solutions


Jim Westdorp is the Chief Technical Officer for CGSI where he drives the creation of class leading network solutions for our Government customers using Ciena’s portfolio of packet optical products and services.

Prior to this position, Mr. Westdorp was the product line manager for our Government & Utility enterprises where he was responsible for requirements definition, market analysis, and technical sales. Mr. Westdorp also spent time leading global marketing programs associated with our Government business and had over a decade of experience as a product and engineering management professional at Ciena where he oversaw the metro and long haul wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) transmission equipment business. Mr. Westdorp was a charter member of Ciena Government Solutions (CGSI) when the business first formed in 2004 and has 30 years of leadership experience in product line management and product development with a specialty in optical, digital, and RF communications systems.

Before joining Ciena in 1998, Mr. Westdorp was a product manager and systems engineer at AlliedSignal for navigation and satcom systems serving the DoD community. He has two patents in the DWDM systems arena.

Mr. Westdorp received Masters Degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and an undergraduate Engineering Degree with a concentration in business from Clarkson University.


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