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Keith Conner, CTO

Keith Conner is the Chief Technology Officer of NuWave Solutions. Conner is responsible for developing the company’s strategy for using technological resources and ensuring technologies are used efficiently and securely for customers. He has held this position since July 2020.

Prior to joining NuWave, Conner served as the Senior Director of Innovation at Peraton reporting to the CTO.  Keith also served as a Senior Technical (ST) engineer with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate – leading and supporting programs in emerging small satellites, ISR, data analytics, First Responder technologies, and resilient position, navigation, and timing.

Conner’s other industry experience includes senior technical positions with Lucent Technologies Bell Labs Innovation, BAE Systems, and Technical Solutions LLC (a nationwide managed services and product solution company for commercial and government telecommunications operators).

He has over twenty years of experience in research, development, implementation, and integration across enterprise architectures, mobile application development, information systems and technology, software and systems engineering, and wired and wireless communications networks. He has performed or led R&D in commercial, defense, homeland security, and academic settings.

Conner holds a Ph.D. and MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Clemson University and a BSEE with honors from Mississippi State University.