Octo Consulting Group announced on Tuesday that Harold Poston, formerly of Booz Allen Hamilton, has joined the company as vice president of Department of Defense accounts to help grow Octo’s DoD business.
“Harold’s hiring is representative of our increased investment in our support of our DoD customers. He brings deep industry experience and knowledge which is a combination we strongly desired in the person who would hold this position,” said Jim Vant, executive VP for defense and intelligence. “Harold is focused on customer success first, which is a hallmark of Octo’s way of engaging with our customers,” Vant added.
Poston has more than 20 years of experience in leading large programs and captures in the areas of IT transformation and enterprise system integration, IT strategy, agency transformation and other CIO/CTO support services.
He has managed directly several large-scale military and military health programs, the most recent of which being a $250M engagement supporting the DoD’s worldwide electronic health record deployment.
Prior to joining the private sector, Poston was a signal corps officer who supported U.S. Army missions in Korea, Europe and Iraq.
“I am excited to join a dynamic and rapidly-growing organization like Octo,” said Poston. “Octo’s focus on its DoD customers was evident to me immediately and throughout my engagement with Octo in industry. I’m excited to help our DoD customers achieve their mission objectives.”
About Octo Consulting Group
A premier provider of technology solutions, Octo empowers federal agencies to modernize faster. Our combination of technical innovation and pragmatic execution unleashes new capabilities, bolsters security, and transforms service delivery. We specialize in scalable Agile software development, user experience design, and cloud engineering solutions to improve, modernize, and optimize government IT systems. Known for challenging the status quo and continually exploring new ways to deliver value, our superior outcomes are the result of our collaborative analytical approach and partnering with our customers.