AvePoint Public Sector, Inc. is an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of AvePoint, Inc., the Microsoft Cloud expert. Over 800 government organizations rely on AvePoint Public Sector to migrate, manage, and protect their SharePoint and Office 365 data. AvePoint Public Sector’s software and services for on-premises, hybrid, and cloud environments help customers meet their diverse mission needs by satisfying compliance and governance objectives, increasing IT efficiency, and enhancing citizen engagement.
Headquartered in Arlington, VA, AvePoint Public Sector serves customers in 48 states, including 290 local governments and municipalities, all cabinets of US Federal Government, Department of Defense organizations, and System Integrators. AvePoint Public Sector is a US Government GSA certified provider via strategic partnerships, as well as a Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winner for Public Sector: Public Safety & National Security.
AvePoint Public Sector Inc. is an independent subsidiary of AvePoint Inc., the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices. AvePoint Public Sector helps customers in the Department of Defense, Civilian, National Security, State and Local Government, and System Integrators sectors enhance citizen engagement and services while reducing risk and lowering costs. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, AvePoint Public Sector serves more than 600 customers. AvePoint Public Sector is a US Government GSA certified provider via strategic partnerships, as well as a Microsoft Partner of the Year award winner in the Public Sector: Public Safety & National Security category.
AvePoint Public Sector is the leader in enabling collaboration by enhancing citizen engagement and services, reducing risk, and lowering cost for the Department of Defense, Civilian, National Security, State and Local governments, and System Integrator sectors. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, AvePoint Public Sector serves more than 600 customers.
AvePoint Public Sector is the leader in enabling collaboration, enhancing citizen engagement and services, reducing risk, and lowering cost for CONUS and OCONUS US public sector agencies.
Brian M. Brown has been General Counsel of AvePoint, Inc. since 2008 and acted as primary outside counsel to AvePoint while a shareholder at the firm of Woods Rogers PLC prior to that time. Mr. Brown is actively involved in all legal aspects of AvePoint, both domestically and internationally.
Throughout Mr. Brown’s tenure as General Counsel of AvePoint, Mr. Brown has seen AvePoint quintuple the number of its employees and revenue. Mr. Brown has been actively engaged in all legal aspects of AvePoint, including the establishment of international offices, managing corporate governance and compliance worldwide, overseeing various litigation, and engaging in the strategic direction and planning of AvePoint from a legal perspective.
Prior to being a shareholder at the firm of Woods Rogers, PLC, Mr. Brown was an attorney with McGuireWoods LLP. Throughout Mr. Brown’s career, he has had extensive dealings with many Fortune 500 companies in all aspects of corporate governance and compliance. Mr. Brown represented many technology and software companies with a sizeable portfolio of clients, ranging from large multi-billion international companies to start-up entities. Mr. Brown has been involved in and facilitated the raising of billions of dollars in equity and convertible securities.
Mr. Brown received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law.
Darryl Garrett is an independent consultant who assists companies with strategic planning and business development in the Intelligence Community (IC). In 2010 he served as an Intelligence Science Board task force member studying the acquisition and procurement procedures in the IC, at the request of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). He also has advised offices at NGA, CIA, and the Joint Interagency Cyber Task Force at ODNI.
During 2001-04 Mr. Garrett was a senior vice president at Photon Research Associates, which was then acquired by Raytheon. In 2000-01 he was a technical director for BAE Systems.
Mr. Garrett retired from CIA as an SIS-05 in March 2000, at which time he received the Career Intelligence Medal for his innovative work with such nontraditional industry partners as Disney Imagineering, Stephen Spielberg’s SHOAH Foundation, Planet 9 Studios, and ABC Networks. From 1997 until his retirement, he served on the DS&T’s board of directors at the CIA. He led a transition team that received an IC award for creating NIMA from parts of five government agencies and programs – at the time it was the largest USG agency creation since the EPA. From 1996-2000, Mr. Garrett was Director of the Technology Office at NIMA, overseeing 325 government and contract staff responsible for all technology and research and development programs. He concurrently served as NIMA’s Chief Technology Officer.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Garrett served as chief of the Exploitation Support Group at National Photographic Interpretation Center (NPIC), where he was responsible for imagery production, remote sensing, multimedia, visualization, and model shop functions. He also pioneered desktop video capabilities at the CIA and commissioned NPIC’s first interactive CD-ROM presentation.
Mr. Garrett served as chief of the Applied Technology Support Division for CIA’s Office of Imagery Analysis from 1992-94, which included creating visualizations for operational support. From 1989-92 he was the research director for the Office of Leadership Analysis. During the period between 1987 and 1989, he was deputy chief, Space Systems Division in the Office of Scientific and Weapons Research (OSWR). Mr. Garrett was assigned to the White House Science Office from 1985 to 1987; first as a senior policy analyst and then as the executive assistant to the Science Advisor to the President. From 1975 to 1985, he served in technical analysis and management positions in OSWR, including support to the arms control negotiations in Geneva, weapons analysis, and counterterrorism support.
Mr. Garrett is a graduate of the National Security Program at Harvard and has a Master’s of Science degree in industrial engineering from New Mexico State University. He graduated summa cum laude in mathematics and minor in physics from Texas Tech University. His avocations include computer animation, multimedia production, and digital art. He lives in Washington, DC.
Steve Broughall retired from a 35-year career in public service in 2011. He served both as a soldier and senior civilian executive in assignments centered on the acquisition and management of critical information technology systems. Career highlights include acting as the project manager of three major defense acquisition programs (Global Combat Support System, Combat Service Support Control System, and Army Knowledge Online), director of the U.S. Army Strategic & Advanced Computer Center (Artificial Intelligence Center), director of the U.S. Army International Technology Center, director of the Army’s Business Mission Area organization, and Chief Information Officer of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Upon leaving government, he accepted the position of Senior Vice President of Government Operations for McLane Advanced Technologies, part of the McLane Group. He has also been active as a consultant for several international business and government organizations. He holds a Top Secret clearance. His postgraduate education includes Master’s of Science degrees from Florida Institute of Technology, Naval War College, and National Defense University (Industrial College of the Armed Forces) in addition to the Senior Executive Service course at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. He began his public service as an Infantry officer commissioned through the Northeastern University ROTC program. He currently resides with his family in Washington, DC.