rad Antle has over three decades of experience as a leader in developing and delivering Information Technology solutions. He is the Principal for Antle Advisors, providing strategic consulting with an emphasis around Artificial Intelligence (AI). Prior to starting an advisory firm, Brad was the Founder and CEO for Salient CRGT – a powerful combination in the Federal IT services industry positioned for leadership in IT Modernization, Business Intelligence, Digital Services, Cyber and Mobility.
In August 2009, he formed Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. to build a mid-tier differentiated Federal Information Technology and Engineering solutions business. Prior to the merger with CRGT, he completed four strategic acquisitions, which were tightly integrated and growing organically.
Prior to this he was President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SI International (NASDAQ: SINT), an information technology and network solutions company delivering mission-critical solutions primarily to the Federal government with approximately 5,000 professionals and annual revenue of $580 million for 2008. Joining SI in early 1999 to run the first acquisition, he helped lead and integrate eight additional acquisitions, an IPO and two secondary offerings.
Prior to joining SI International, Antle stood up Washington Technical Operations for Lockheed Martin in 1996. Within three years of establishing the new engineering division, Antle built the organization to over 1,700 engineers, supporting twenty-one sites and seventy programs.
Antle began his corporate career at General Electric in 1985, as a Senior Systems Engineer. After successfully spearheading a variety of systems engineering assignments, he was selected in 1990 to form a Quality Engineering department of 150 professionals, supporting over $400 million in development contracts.
Before joining General Electric, Antle served in the US Navy for eight years as a Surface Warfare Officer and was Deputy Department Head for Systems Engineering at one of the Navy’s software development facilities for tactical embedded systems. Following his release from active military service, Antle served in the Naval Reserve, holding several reserve commands, including his last command of a Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division unit. In 2007 he retired from the Navy with the rank of Captain.
Antle earned a Master in Engineering from Penn State University, a Master in Business Administration from the National University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.
Antle is active in numerous community and business organizations such as the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Board, Board of Trustees of the Virginia Veterans Services Foundation, The Professional Services Counsel, past Chair of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), and past Chairman of the Board for the Software & Systems Consortium, past board member Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington. Additionally, he served as past Secretary on the board of Celebrate Fairfax.