COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Kevin P. Young (www.linkedin.com/in/kevinpyoung)
Executive, Consultant and Adjunct Professor with long and successful history in planning and execution of Marketing, Business Development and Business Management strategy, programs, processes and metrics across multiple industries.
Achievements over 35 years include announcing AS/400 and RISC System/6000 for IBM, international expansion for Unisys, commercial expansion for SAIC and launching USA TODAY for Gannett. Honors include IBM’s Outstanding Achievement in Marketing Award, IBM's Award of Excellence and (as site team) Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Consulting clients include Amdocs (Israel), Capgemini, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Datatel, Deloitte, Deltek, ITT Exelis, Leidos, Markel and SCT (SunGard). Board memberships include Consequence of Sound (CoS) and Woodbine Woods Civic Association (WWCA).
Also serving as Adjunct Professor of Marketing for George Mason University’s School of Business and Volgenau School of Engineering. Courses include “Marketing in a Global Economy” (MSOM 303) for undergraduate Business minors; “Principles of Marketing” (MKTG 301) and "Marketing Research Techniques and Applications" (MKTG 351) for undergraduate Business majors; “Marketing of Innovations and Technology Products and Services” (TECM 741) for graduate students in the MS in Technology Management (MSTM) Program; “Engineering Marketing and Financial Analysis” (GSOM 697) for graduate students in the Volgenau School of Engineering; MBA courses “Marketing Management” (MBA 623) and “Marketing Decision Systems” (MBA 721); and Government Market Master™ Certificate Program for Executive Education.
Publication credits include Associated Press, Newhouse News Service (NNS), New York Daily News, Time-Life Books and Washington Technology. Speaking engagements include Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Summit; Government Marketing Best Practices Forum; MarketingSherpa's B-to-B Demand Generation Summit; Outsourcing Institute (OI) Vendor Summit; Sourcing Interests Group (SIG) Global Summit; and Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) Summit.
Academic credentials include BA degree from Iona College, MA degree from Fordham University, and studies at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business and University of Richmond's Robins School of Business.
Currently serving as Chief Strategy and Growth Officer for FIBERTEK, Inc. (www.fibertek.com), well-credentialed U.S. Federal Contractor providing Department of Defense (DoD), NASA, Government and Aerospace customers LASER, LIDAR and optical instrumentation technologies typically used for fielded systems supporting hand-held, ground vehicle, ship, submarine, aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and spaceflight platforms.