Expands Leadership Team to Strengthen Product Development and Research | Business and finance


COLUMBIA, Maryland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 22, 2022– (NYSE: BBAI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (“AI”), machine learning, cloud-based big data analytics and cyber-engineering solutions, announced today two high profile appointments to enhance the company’s innovation and products. development for public and private sector clients. Todd Hughes was named Senior Vice President of Technology and Research, and Dan Jones was named Senior Vice President of Products. Hughes and Jones will report to Brian Frutchey, Chief Technology Officer of

“Our best-in-class research and product development teams are essential to our growth strategy, enabling us to significantly improve the solutions we provide and accelerate our expansion into commercial markets,” said Brian Frutchey, Director of technology. “Organizations across all sectors and industries are increasingly looking for ways to better manage and leverage their data to gain competitive advantages, and we’re confident that Todd and Dan’s extensive leadership and technology experience will help us deliver scalable AI-powered solutions to a growing customer base.. We are excited to welcome them to the team.

“’s innovative AI and machine learning technologies deliver superior, actionable, data-driven advice that transforms the decision-making process,” said Hughes. “I am honored to join such an esteemed team and look forward to helping chart the company’s course to ensure we meet the growing and evolving needs of our customers.”

“Demand for AI and ML solutions is expected to explode over the next few years, presenting with a huge growth opportunity,” Jones said. “Building, scaling and growing a SaaS product offering that harnesses the power of’s transformative solutions and differentiates us in the market will be absolutely critical to the company’s success, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of this critical effort.

As Senior Vice President of Technology and Research, Hughes will lead’s research team, driving innovations that improve the company’s existing products and inform the development of new ones. Hughes brings 20 years of experience in the AI ​​and government sectors, most recently as CTO, Projects and Strategic Initiatives at CACI International, a $5.7 billion enterprise technology company. Prior to that, Hughes held leadership positions in research, technology and engineering at Next Century Corporation, DARPA, Lockheed Martin and Cycorp. Hughes earned an undergraduate degree at SUNY Geneseo and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin.

As SVP of Products, Jones will lead all aspects of’s AI-powered next-generation product development, including vision, design, development and operations. Jones has over 20 years of product management experience, having most recently served as Senior Vice President, Products at Skytap, where he was responsible for product management, user experience and product documentation. . He previously held product and program leadership positions at Nordstrom, Microsoft, IBM and HP. Jones earned his BS from California Polytechnic University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

A leader in decision dominance for over 20 years, operationalizes artificial intelligence and machine learning at scale through its end-to-end data analytics platform. The company uses its proprietary AI/ML technology to support its customers’ decision-making processes and provide practical solutions that work in complex, realistic and imperfect data environments. Additionally,’s AI-powered composable platform solutions work together as often as they stand alone: ​​Observe (data ingestion and fusion), Orient (large-scale composable machine learning), and Dominate ( anticipatory visual intelligence and optimization).’s customers, which include the US Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, US Federal Government, as well as commercial sector customers, rely on BigBear’s high-value software products and technology. ai to analyze information, identify and manage risks. , and support critical decision-making. Based in Columbia, Maryland, has additional locations in Virginia, Massachusetts, Michigan, and California. For more information, please visit: and follow on Twitter: @BigBearai.

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PUBLISHED: 02/22/2022 08:00 AM / DISK: 02/22/2022 08:02 AM

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