Smartronix Hires Former NLRB CTO Mr. Akbar Hamid as Director of Technology

Reston, VA – 20 August 2013 - Smartronix announced today that it hired Mr. Akbar Hamid as Director of Technology. In his new role, Mr. Hamid will be responsible for driving the Smartronix Cloud Assured product offerings of the Intelligent Cloud Hub, Cloud managed services, and Cloud consulting services.

Mr. Hamid has 17 years of experience in the technology field, ranging from satellite communications, intelligence, and mission-critical systems to high performance public Web systems. He was formerly the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), where he led the Agency technology strategy and vision. Under his guidance, the NLRB consolidated disparate case management systems into a single unified enterprise case management system with electronic case records. Additionally, with his strategic vision, the NLRB moved core infrastructure and applications to such Cloud services as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Office 365. Prior to his work at the NLRB, Mr. Hamid worked as a Consultant assisting organizations with strategic technology and process challenges. He worked with a variety of Fortune 500 organizations as well as Federal and Department of Defense agencies.

"We are very pleased to have Akbar join our team. His experience and market insight will be essential in growing our portfolio of Cloud managed services," states Smartronix Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Joe Gerczak. "I am excited about the team we are building and the ability that it provides for us to continue to deliver solutions that reduce the cost of Government."

Smartronix, Inc. is a global leader in delivering innovative, secure, and agile technology solutions. The Hollywood, MD, based company specializes in cyber security, health IT, network operations, mission-focused engineering, big data, mobile applications, and industry-leading Cloud technologies. Smartronix has delivered landmark, award-winning solutions such as and, and the first Federal Web properties hosted on the public Cloud. Additionally, the company was recognized as the Best Technology Consulting Firm to Work For by Vault, an Employer of Choice by Northern Virginia Family Service, and ranked as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies by multiple sources. Smartronix is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and an Amazon Web Services Premier Consulting Partner.