Monte Blakely is the Lead for Dataflow Engineering. Monte Blakely has wide-ranging experience in a variety of technical disciplines, including systems engineering, software development and testing, and cyber security.
Monte started his career writing software at a large defense contractor, modeling satellite orbital dynamics in support of an Internal Research and Development (IRAD) project. He then created interactive web-based technologies post-9/11 in support of the Global War on Terrorism, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Monte wrote software to support Red Team penetration testing prior to performing systems engineering and cyber security tasks at Ft. Meade and Joint Functional Component Command for Network Warfare (now US CYBERCOMMAND). Additionally, Monte has performed software testing on a Royal Australian Air Force C4I system and for other cyber security programs. Most recently, he has worked on an enterprise-wide Smart Data tagging and tracking initiative while also working on implementing highly-secure dataflow processes for a myriad of data formats.
Monte holds a B.S in Information Systems Management from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), a M.S. in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and performed post-graduate coursework in Finance and Economics at Harvard University. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, cooking, reading, and sports.