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Brian Koma
Chief Executive Officer
Brian founded Stratagem after a long career in senior marketing positions at leading technology companies. He is the architect of Stratagem's business model, and he plays an active role in many client accounts.

Before Stratagem, Brian led the global marketing activities for top-ten software maker Legent Corporation's $350 million Enterprise Systems Management division. As Vice President of Marketing for this division, he helped successfully reposition the company's core product lines and developed innovative pricing, training, sales, advertising and direct marketing programs for more than 80 products.

Before joining Legent, Brian headed up marketing for The Genix Group, a $100 million computer services outsourcing firm that is now a unit of ACS Corporation. He also spent five years at Burson-Marsteller, the world's largest public relations firm, where he led U.S., Asian and European teams for clients ranging in size from start-ups to the FORTUNE 500.

Larry Kilbourne
Vice President, Client Services

Larry Kilbourne brings to Stratagem an extensive and varied background in marketing, sales business development and client services.

Prior to joining the company, he founded an educational consultancy, Kilbourne & Associates, focused on strategies for strengthening public schools through increased community involvement, and was principal co-author of a book, Rebuilding the Partnership for Public Education, published by a University of Virginia press. He has served on advisory boards to the Fairfax County Public Schools, the Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Education, and has advised a Virginia gubernatorial candidate on education issues.

Larry has also been a senior consultant with Dale Carnegie Training, working with organizations to improve client services, employee retention, and management practices. While there he developed McDonald's Corporation into the largest corporate account in Dale Carnegie's Washington, D.C. office.

More recently he has worked with professional services firms in the IT sector in the roles of executive director and vice president of business development. He has been active in the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, serving as co-chair of its Small Business Committee, and in the Northern Virginia Technology Council where he served for five years on its Programs Committee, co-chairing it for two years.

Larry holds a doctorate in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and agrees with the late Paul Feyerabend that Aristotle is "not a dead dog." In past lives he has picked olives on Cyprus, built log cabins in British Columbia and dived on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Craig Sablosky
Senior Consultant

Craig has more than 18 years of experience in marketing and communications and has worked in industries including software, e-commerce, financial services and professional services. Prior to joining Stratagem, Craig was director of corporate marketing and communications at CyberCash, Inc., a leading provider of payment system technology. At CyberCash, he was responsible for corporate marketing and communications activities including affiliate marketing, partner marketing, trade shows, investor relations, public relations, and lead generation activities.

Before joining CyberCash, Craig was director of marketing/communications for American Management Systems (AMS), a leading technology consulting and systems integration firm. Previously he was director of marketing for Servus Financial Corporation, the largest provider of unsecured education loans in the U.S. Craig also gained experience on the agency side of the business when he served as senior account manager for Silver Marketing, a direct marketing agency. Prior to joining Silver, he achieved success in marketing and product management roles for Sallie Mae and the American Bankers Association.

Craig earned his BA from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and an MBA from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. In his spare time, Craig is an active softball and tennis player, and he also enjoys coaching his two sons' baseball and basketball teams.

Yegor Kuznetsov
Project Manager, Public Relations

Yegor has more than 15 years of diverse media and communications experience. As a journalist with TASS News Agency World Service he wrote on a variety of topics -- from war in Eritrea to oil industry intrigue in Siberia. As a media analyst with the office of Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and the last president of the USSR, he was responsible for relations with emerging political parties and independent media.

Yegor has written extensively for Russian and American publications and coordinated public relations campaigns for major Russian companies, as well as managing media projects for the US government, NGOs and technology consulting companies. When not covering wars or major breaking news in the IT industry, Yegor is busy raising his honors student daughter and brushing up on Thai kick boxing.