SOURCE: Synteractive

March 28, 2011 11:02 ET

Synteractive Names Former Cisco Executive Paul Brubaker as Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - Synteractive, a leader in providing solutions that combine social and technological innovation for the public and private sectors, announced today that government and industry veteran, Paul Brubaker, will serve as the new Chief Operating Officer. Working out of the Washington, DC headquarters, Brubaker will be supervising Synteractive's business growth and execution strategies. 

"This is an important move to accommodate our recent substantial growth," said Evan Burfield, Chief Executive Officer of Synteractive. "Paul's experience leading complex, growing organizations over the past twenty years and his long-standing passion and commitment to driving technology-enabled transformation as well as his dedication to reform and innovation in the public sector are a perfect complement to Synteractive's culture of enabling new and effective business models."

Brubaker comes to Synteractive from networking giant, Cisco Systems, where he led the North American Public Sector's Internet Business Solutions Group. Prior to that, he held a number of senior level positions in industry and government. Notably, he served as subcommittee staff director in the U.S. Senate, as the Deputy CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense for the Government Accountability Office and Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

In the private sector, Brubaker served as Chief Marketing Officer of SI International, was the CEO of two successful small businesses and engineered a management buyout of the public sector division of Commerce One where he served as division President. He was also Chairman of Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology. 

"I look forward to helping Synteractive build upon successes such as the groundbreaking cloud platforms of Recovery.gov and Treasury.gov, and overseeing the development of applications and platforms that drive efficiencies through crowd sourcing, collaboration, and enterprise migration to the cloud," says Brubaker. "I'm exceptionally impressed with Synteractive's unique vision, innovation and people and very excited to be a part of this rapidly growing organization as it moves to the next level and beyond."

About Synteractive
Synteractive is committed to solving the really big problems through social and technological innovation. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Synteractive develops enterprise products that simplify the adoption of cloud computing and leverage the power of social collaboration, while providing consulting expertise in strategy, business transformation, and business solution engineering to both the public and private Sectors. In 2010, the company was named Microsoft Federal Partner of the Year and was ranked 64th in the INC 500 list of fastest growing companies. For more information, please visit www.synteractive.com.

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