PKSOI Transitions Conference
Issues, Challenges and Solutions
Jim Young is an Enterprise Manager on Google DoD team focusing on Innovation and Google's cloud .computing capabilities. His background includes working for the Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T) at CIA where he received an Exceptional Performance Award. In addition, Jim worked for the Walt Disney Company, a Fortune 500 IT company working on large-scale IC programs, several innovative start-up companies focusing on the DoD, and most recently, web security. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in International Studies with an emphasis on National Security. Jim attended graduate-level courses at University of Virginia focusing on employee motivation in the federal workforce, and at RAND Corporation focusing on Defense Analysis in the 21st Century. Recently Jim was elected to the AFCEA DC Chapter Board of Directors were he served on the Executive Committee as Chapter CIO. In his free time, he plays tennis, trains on the Homes for our Troops Boston Marathon team, and works on Veteran's projects to include GoogleVoice for Homeless Vets. In his younger days, Jim lifted 2000 pounds in the leg press, completed 10,000 sit-ups in a row, and played tennis 34 hours in a row to raise money for charity.