Gary Cline – President

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Gary Cline – President

Gary Cline is President of ISAI. In addition to being recognized as an information technology professional for over 40 years, Mr. Cline also has 27 years experience creating and growing technology companies. 

He holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. After graduation he served five years on active duty in the U.S. Navy.  First as an instructor at the DoD Information Resource Management College and later as the Electronics Officer aboard the guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Josephus Daniels (CG-27).

Mr. Cline is a recipient of the US Department of Agriculture Group Honor Award for Excellence, Forest Service Y2K Millennium Rollover Team, for outstanding achievement in meeting the challenges of the Y2K millennium rollover while ensuring continued operation and delivery of program services.

In his free time Mr. Cline has enjoyed youth mentoring, having served on the Reston Children Center Board of Directors for over five years, served as Cub Master for a local Cub Scout pack, and managed a community youth travel soccer team. He enjoys the outdoors including boating, camping, hiking, and whitewater rafting.

  • Awarded a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 1972.

 

  • Chairman of the Second Annual Virginia Computer User’s Conference held in April 1972, sponsored by the Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

  • USDA Group Honor Award for Excellence, Forest Service Y2K Millennium Rollover Team, June 2000 for outstanding achievement in meeting the challenges of the Y2K millennium rollover while ensuring continued operation and delivery of program services.

 

  • Invited guest speaker at the Association of NT Professionals (Virginia) May 1999 meeting, seven separate Computer Measurement Group (CMG) regional meetings, and a meeting of the Small Agency Council IT Committee in Washington, DC. Topic of presentation was “Critical Factors that Influence Windows NT Server Performance”.

 

  • Prepared and presented three hour Sunday workshop at the CMG national conference in December 1999. Title of workshop was “Testing the Performance of Enterprise Systems”. Co-author and speaker at 1997 CMG national conference. One of seven papers selected as “Best Paper”. Title of paper was ”A Real World Stress Test of a Windows NT Server Remote Computing Application”.

 

  • Co-author and speaker at 1997 CMG national conference. Title of paper was “Benchmark Driver Alternatives for Remote Windows NT Computing”.

 

  • Co-author at Southern CMG regional meeting, April 1997. Title of presentation was “Performance Testing a Multi-User NT Server”.

 

  • Co-author and speaker at 1996 CMG national conference. The title of the paper was “Performance Evaluation of a System/390 CMOS Processor with a Synthetic Assembler Benchmark”.