Juan Carlos S. Arevalo III is a trusted provider of technical advice to the Pentagon and has led capability development for some of the country’s most urgent technical challenges. He is contracted as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Q Group, Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force, Arlington, Va. A leading expert in rapid development and rapid fielding, he spearheaded the ATAK initiative, the largest government-owned software development effort in the DoD.
Mr. Arevalo’s Pentagon career began in 2003, as a special project lead directly serving the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. There, he helped design and field the first smart phone (Blackberry) program for the entire DoD enterprise. Since 2006, he has helped to design, develop and deliver cutting-edge technologies to the U.S. Air Force, including ISR systems, mission-planning systems, bomber and 4th/5th-generation (Stealth) fighter communication protocols, global communication suites for the President and DoD officials, and more.
In response to Hurricane Maria in 2017, Mr. Arevalo built a network (in two weeks) that incorporated smartphones, drones, and collaboration tools that empowered first responders to coordinate with the National Guard for route-clearing. This enabled the U.S. to move supplies across Puerto Rico and eventually reopen regional airports.
Brad Baldia brings a long history of public service, both at the federal government level and with state and local governments in Pennsylvania, to US Biomedical, LLC.
He currently serves as president of the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia, and works closely with the Philippine Consulate and Embassy. Throughout his career, he has worked extensively with Asian community organizations on a local and national level – to include the Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on Asian-American Affairs, the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific-American Affairs and the National Association of Asian-American Professionals (NAAAP).
received his BA in English and biology from Bucknell University and a master’s in public health from Temple University.
Mr. Baldia works extensively with Asian community organizations on a local and national level, such as the Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs, the PA Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs and the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), which he served as national president from 2008 to 2012. Previously, Mr. Baldia was a White House intern in the Office of Presidential Personnel, and he has worked on several projects related to White House Initiatives on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
He holds a BA in English and biology from Bucknell University and a master’s degree inn public health from Temple University. His specialties include: development/fundraising, government relations, media and public relations, political advocacy, and community outreach and advocacy.
Dr. Yogesh Malhotra is a broadly credentialed expert in risk modeling and uncertainty management R&D. He is recognized as a pioneer of global digital practices adopted by several national and multinational entities, including the World Health Organization, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, European Health Management Association and U.K. Ministry of Health. With post-doctoral AI, machine learning, and deep learning R&D on risk modeling and uncertainty management he leads global industry practices for programs such as MIT.
His Ph.D. focused on the digital transformation of one of the United States’ largest healthcare systems, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). At the invitation of the Veterans Administration, he served as Council Partner for the U.S. Federal Inter-Agencies Best Practices Council. He has since built global CEO-CIO-CTO Digital practices adopted worldwide and led global CEO-CxO teams and trained industry executives on analytics, computing, digital, IT, intelligence, operations research, risk management, security, and supply chain practices.
Dr. Malhotra has been engaged as an adviser and thought leader by the United Nations, U.S. and world governments, Wall Street investment banks, and Silicon Valley angel investors and venture capitalists. He has also advised CxOs and senior leaders at key Central New York healthcare organizations on National Institute of Health (NIH) risk assessment strategies and developing post-MD data science program for physicians. As an expert adviser to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), he helps to guide global insurance risk management practices.
Interviews with Dr. Malhotra and reviews of his ventures as industry benchmarks have appeared in Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Inc., Fast Company, New York Times, CIO and Computerworld.
Gary Zimmerman brings nearly 40 years of operational, management, and executive-level expertise to the team. Since retiring from the Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant, he has risen through the ranks of industry over the past 15 years. He began as a senior analyst and test manager in revolutionizing information-sharing and data dissemination in support of National-to-Tactical operations, eventually rising to a role as Chief Operations and Chief Business Officer for an engineering and technology company dealing in areas such as cloud integration and artificial intelligence. More recently, he has served as president and chief executive officer in his own engineering and technology company.
Throughout his Air Force and industry careers, Mr. Zimmerman consistently has remained operationally focused, with the unique ability to ensure the successful accomplishment of the mission while taking care of the people who are executing it. Going back to his days in the Air Force, Mr. Zimmerman credits his passion for the mission as a result of his method of approaching each challenge as if his children, and now grandchildren, depend on its success.
Mr. Zimmerman is perfectly suited to his role in ensuring the success of the U.S. Biomedical mission and those responding to crises, due to his expertise and understanding of data collection, analysis, correlation and rapid dissemination; expertise with information-sharing networks and the tactics, techniques and procedures associated with the strategic, operational and tactical needs and application; and with his belief in and understanding of advanced technologies for enhanced speed and effectiveness.
LtCol Scott B. Tilley, retired USAF Air National Guard (ANG), completed his 29-year tour with the USAF/ANG as the Deputy Director Rapid Innovations, AF/A2II, USAF Headquarters Pentagon. In this position, he provided oversight on software and hardware innovations for AF airborne assets, emphasizing developments for unmanned platforms and USAF and ANG missions. He directed or participated in numerous USAF and ANG/AFA2II initiatives, including a coordinated civilian first-responder and ANG operation providing airborne assets monitoring California wildfires and distributing real-time, actionable data to fire fighters and their command centers paired with mobile ANG emergency operations centers.
Mr. Tilley graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and from the University of California, Irvine in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Following USAF pilot training, her served at McConnell AFB active duty Air Force as a KC-135FR pilot. He joined the Air National Guard in 1992, where he completed the remainder of his 29-year career flying in every theatre of operation up through 2008, functioning as a staff officer and command/instructor pilot, both at home and while deployed.
He is a command pilot with more than 5,000 flying hours, which includes multiple combat tours in Southwest Asia supporting Operations Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom.
Marla Dial is a multifaceted communications professional. Her career travels and interests have taken her from the mass media industry to business, geopolitical analysis, intelligence, defense contracting and government law practices over time.
At 21, Ms. Dial joined The Associated Press (making her one of the youngest reporters in the worldwide collective at that time), covering breaking news at the state and national levels. While with the AP, she assisted heavily with coverage of events surrounding the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City. This early training in writing for both print and broadcast media (along with the mindset of “a deadline every minute”) has served her well in all professional roles.
After leaving the news media, Ms. Dial spent 16 years with Strategic Forecasting Inc., a geopolitical analysis and forecasting firm. There, she worked as an editor for the Intelligence team (prior to and after the 9/11 attacks); as personal editor to two New York Times best-selling authors; as a video and podcast producer and media trainer; and in marketing roles. As a result, she retains deep interests and insights regarding geopolitical trends, terrorism and defense. At US Biomedical LLC, Ms. Dial lends her experience designing communication strategies in startup environments and crisis situations.
She also has applied her geopolitical expertise in volunteer and board member roles with the Armed Forces Electronics Association (AFCEA) Alamo Chapter and the Center for Refugee Services in San Antonio, Texas. In 2016, she received a Meritorious Service Award from Alamo AFCEA for her contributions as the chapter’s Vice President of Marketing and Publicity.
Dr. Liveo B. Baldia graduated from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines, in 1958 from the college of medicine. He conducted his internship at Laurence Hospital in Bronxville, New York, and his surgical training at Lincoln Hospital in Bronx, New York, where he became the chief resident during his third year.
After completing his residency, Dr. Baldia worked at the Woman’s Medical Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was an instructor in anatomy and in surgical research. He practiced surgery in the Philippines for two years, until 1970. He returned to the U.S. and practiced surgery in Berwick, Pennsylvania until his retirement in 1993. Dr. Baldia is often consulted for his emergency room (ER) and operating room (OR) subject-matter expertise.