BA Ohio Wesleyan University
Mr. Cooper is a partner and founding member of Strativest, LLC. He previously held key, senior level technical and managerial information technology positions in both the private and public sectors. He has principally focused on a number of information technology areas including: information integration, enterprise application integration, application development, metrics and value assessments, and process architecture and reengineering.
In addition to 20 years experience in the private sector, Mr. Cooper served at the highest levels of the United States Government. In 2002 he was appointed as a special assistant to the President and served as the senior director for information integration in the White House Office of Homeland Security. This was followed in 2003 by his appointment as the first chief information officer at the newly formed Department of Homeland Security. In this position, Mr. Cooper had responsibility for all information technology assets supporting 190,000 personnel and 22 agencies.