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.
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.
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.
Vice President, Client Services
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,
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.
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 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
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.
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.