Brenda Taylor

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CTO / EVP / Business Development

Since 2004, Ms. Taylor has provided executive leadership for federal growth and expansion for IMRI, and she currently serves as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Business Development. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Oklahoma State University.  Ms. Taylor sets the company’s strategic direction, spearheads business development initiatives, and manages a $150 million sales pipeline to support the company’s overall business strategy. Under her leadership, IMRI’s federal division grew from $18 million to over $135 million.

Under Ms. Taylor’s leadership, she has advised clients including: Office of the Secretary of Defense; U. S. Cyber Command; Executive Office of the President; Washington Headquarters Services; Department of Commerce; Department of the Navy, Army, and Air Force; Missile Defense Agency; Defense Information Systems Agency; and the U. S. Department of Defense Combatant Commands, including: STRATCOM, CENTCOM and EUCOM.

Ms. Taylor’s professional career includes over 30 years of technical and leadership experience across multi-disciplinary areas, including: information assurance, data security, disaster recovery, systems engineering and analysis, design and integration, test and evaluation, business management, and operations of enterprise computing and telecommunications systems. Her expertise in managing enterprise computing and telecommunications enabled IMRI to gain access to cyber security opportunities within the Department of Defense.  As a result, Ms. Taylor developed Cytellix, which includes IMRI’s Cyber Security Solutions and its new Cyber Security Intelligence Center.  Cytellix provides both federal agencies and commercial businesses with proven cyber security solutions that mitigate and remediate cyber security risks.

Prior to IMRI, Ms. Taylor served as Adjunct Faculty member at the Community College of Aurora and held numerous senior executive level positions with the U.S. Department of Defense including:

  • Director, Defense Megacenter Denver: where she managed over 200 local and remote technical professionals in the operation and maintenance of one of 16 major DoD data centers with an annual budget of $68 million and a customer base in excess of 70,000 users located worldwide.
  • Chief Information Officer and Director of Test Support, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground: Ms. Taylor provided information technology and information systems security support to 600 personnel and managed over 100 personnel in testing Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.
  • Line of Business Manager, Customer Service and Enterprise Service Management at Defense Information Systems Agency: Ms. Taylor developed and implemented technologies to improve effectiveness and efficiencies at 16 DoD data centers.
  • Senior Systems Engineer/Branch Chief, U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command: Ms. Taylor provided IT solutions to meet human resources, finance, logistics, and health care clients’ needs including analyzing, designing, and implementing system configurations.

Ms. Taylor is a results driven manager, with outcomes including several award-winning recognitions:

  • Washington D.C. Jaycees Arthur S. Fleming Award for management and leadership
  • Secretary of the Army’s Award for Excellence in Acquisition
  • Women in Government and Technology Lifetime Achievement Award for Managerial Excellence