John brings decades of experience in Information Technology management with organizations ranging from small technology start-ups to the Fortune 1000. John is experienced in implementing controls associated with; ISO-90001 (Quality Management), COBIT (Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance), CMMI (Configuration Management), NIST-800-53 (Security Management), NIST 800-171 (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplemental), and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).
Prior to starting Digital Tech Partners, John served as Head of Information Technology Systems Engineering, as well as Head of Systems Infrastructure and Operations for MITRE Corporation.
A Veteran (Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, and Order of Saint Barbara), and retiree from the Massachusetts National Guard, his service to the nation and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts spans 23 years.
John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, an M.B.A., and is a graduating with the Master of Science, Systems Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2021.
Dan Sullivan is a 44-year veteran of the IT Industry. He began his career in 1976 at Bolt, Beranek & Newman, working on the Milnet/Arpanet, as an Intern to “The Wizards”. The Wizards transformed the Arpanet into what we know today as the “Internet”, moving it to Education from the Military.
Dan went on to 26 year career at Digital Equipment Corporation, working first in Manufacturing, where he wrote and managed the shop floor control systems. He is a proud member of the staff of the first MRPII Class A Manufacturing Plant in the U.S. Later, Dan joined Digital Software Services, where he was a Resident Engineer at various customer sites, a Project Manager and Solution Architect. Employed through the Compaq and HP Mergers, Dan has won numerous awards, an EPA National Excellence Award in 1990, among them. His crowning achievement was the defeat of IBM in NY City in 2000, when he led the HP Team winning NYPD 911 Unified CAD project; a $65M contract!
Dan is a trusted advisor to IT Executives and business leaders. He is also a featured Speaker on VMware at many national events, for a variety of IT companies. Dan is leading the way towards driving growth in the emerging Cybersecurity market and working to establish Digital Tech Partners as a premier solution provider in New England. His leadership and proven performance bring unique approaches that deliver results for the needs of our Digital Tech Partner Customers.
Versed in a variety of technologies, from VMS, to NSK, to HP-UX, to VMware technologies such as NSX & vSAN; Dan has a unique background that combines technical acumen with Sales skills. He holds dozens of technical certifications from ITIL to VMware to AWS.
Dan enjoys his family; his wife of 44 years, two daughters who are teachers, seven Grandchildren and a son who is an Honorably Discharged Veteran of the U.S. Army as well as being an Iraq Combat Veteran.