3eTI's executive team is dedicated to providing 3eTI with a collective voice and purpose, while furthering the organization’s mission for innovative secure wireless networking solutions. The team possess' a wealth of leadership and experience to this established organization. Additionally, each member plays a significant role in 3eTI’s day-to-day operations, offering a variety of skills and experience within the industry.
Olugbenga (Benga) Erinle
A co-founder of 3eTI, Mr. Erinle has more than 25 years of experience in aligning technology to the needs of business and in transforming technology concepts into sustained federal / military programs including extensive Program Management successes of 20+ years. He has a track record of building new business segments, achieving revenue and profit growth, securing customer loyalties, shaping new business opportunities and transitioning such into repeatable business. He possesses extensive expertise in the area of Cyber Security that encompasses risk assessment strategies for Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) and Control Systems networks as well as in Red Teaming of networked systems. He serves on NATO’s Civil-Military Planning and Support Section (CMPS) and the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) as an Electronics Communications Expert in (CCIP). Prior to joining 3eTI, he led AEPCO Inc.’s Navy Networks division, where he developed a significant role for AEPCO in the Navy Smart Ship program. He has also managed network-centric programs with the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Energy, and Transportation. Mr. Erinle holds an MBA from the University of Maryland, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Howard University, and a B.S. in Mathematics from Bowie State University.
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Ms. Culp brings more than 25 years of financial and strategic management experience to 3eTI. In this role, Ms. Culp oversees 3eTI’s financials, accounting, and operations and is instrumental in ensuring 3eTI’s continued growth and long term viability. Prior to joining 3eTI in February of 2011, Ms. Culp served as the CFO of Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a $400M revenue generating business where she was responsible for managing all accounting, finance, contracting, and facilities for the corporation. She manages highly competent professionals to lead teams in support of SOX, Import/Export, OSHA, FCPA and other regulatory compliances. Ms. Culp is a CPA on the Maryland State Board of Accountancy and holds the following degrees: J.D. in Law, a M.A. in Accounting, and a B.S. in Psychology.
Vice President, Sales
Mr. Suzuki has more than 20 years of telecom industry experience and a strong pedigree for developing and executing sales and marketing strategies for technology-driven companies. Before joining the company, Mr. Suzuki was senior vice president of sales for EFJohnson Technologies, where he led that organization’s public safety sales efforts in the federal, state and local government sectors worldwide. Mr. Suzuki has a successful track record in growing sales, including selling our secure wireless networking products. He also spent 15 years with Ericsson, where he held several sales and marketing management positions in both the United States and Canada. Mr. Suzuki holds a bachelor’s degree in science, electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University.
Vice President, Program Management
David Klain has more than 20 years of experience in naval leadership roles. He joined the company with extensive experience in secure wireless networking and program management, and a track record of building successful teams and managing change. His assignments include strategic planning with the Pentagon and legislative experience on the staff of a US Senator. Additionally, Mr. Klain oversaw marketing, sales and recruiting as Commanding Officer of Navy Recruiting District Chicago. Mr. Klain earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the U.S. Naval Academy as well as his Master of Arts in International Affairs from the Catholic University of America. He is a designated Civil Expert advising NATO in the areas of Civil-Military interfaces, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Civil Protection.
Vice President, Engineering
Mr. Sood has more than 30 years of experience in managing and developing real-time embedded systems. He has held senior positions at Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and Innovative Concepts. Mr. Sood has managed multimillion dollar projects, including: Automatic landing system used on Aircraft Carrier, Submarine Sonar systems, Voice Communication Switches for FAA , C4I systems, Air Traffic Control System, Situational awareness and C3 systems for army helicopters, and wireless solutions for sensor networks and security systems including mesh networks. Mr. Sood has a BS in EE with Computer Science from University College, London and a masters in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. He is certified PMP and is currently a standing member of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Vice President, Product Marketing
Mr. Brooks is focused on developing new technologies and solutions for industrial and commercial applications for the protection of critical infrastructure. He has more than 30 years of professional experience in developing and managing a wide variety of solutions for military and industrial applications. Mr. Brooks has an Engineering Degrees from the University of Florida (BS) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS) with a thesis in Human-Machine Systems and Controls. He also has a University of Chicago MBA. He is an active member of IEEE, INCOSE, and ISA, and was a key member of the IEEE/NIST Committee on Smart Sensors (IEEE 1451). Mr. Brooks has authored more than 40 publications in referred Journals, Symposiums and Conferences, and holds two patents. One patented product won 1993 Star Tech Award for Best New Product in Washington Technology magazine.
Vice President, Contracts and General Counsel
Ms. Sweet joined the compnay in 2008 with more than 30 years of experience as an attorney specializing in federal contract management for technology industries, with substantial knowledge of acquisition regulations and their application to a broad range of contract arrangements with the public sector. Ms. Sweet is a key contributor to businesses where expertise across multiple contractual disciplines is required, with a particular strength in development of comprehensive contract programs and practices, translating strategic business direction into profitable arrangements, and leveraging business intelligence with emphasis on compliance controls throughout the contract lifecycle. Prior to joining 3eTI, she was a Vice President in the Motorola Law Department, responsible for federal, state and local government contract activity in North America for the Enterprise Mobility Sector. Prior experience also includes positions with EDS and Honeywell Information Systems. She holds a JD from the George Washington University and a BS from the University of Bridgeport.