Dan McCaugherty, Athena President and CEO

Mr. McCaugherty, brings over 28 years experience in the research, development, and operation of complex critical systems for federal and commercial clients to include the DoD, NASA, DOE, DOT, DHS, and various commercial clients.  After graduating with a BS in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Mr. McCaugherty worked as a flight control engineer and technical manager on Space Shuttle flight and ground systems. He then served as a solution architect and manager for Independent Verification and Validation of critical systems while with Titan Corporation (through acquisition of AverStar and Intermetrics).  In 2001 he joined ProLogic, Inc. where as a Vice President, he initiated lines of business in the areas of military tactical communications, net-centric simulations, IT services, data analytics, and energy management.  In 2010, he joined Athena as a co-founder steering the corporation to provide test automation for embedded systems, biometrics solutions, research in smart grid computing, and re-engineering of the LawTech commercial software.