LST Welcomes David Almeida

LS Technologies, LLC (LST) Welcomes David Almeida to Management Team

LS Technologies, LLC (LST), a proven provider of professional and technical services to feder­al clients, including program management support, engineering services, telecommu­nication solutions, critical infrastructure services, information technology, and tech­nical consulting, is pleased to announce Mr. David Almeida as the new Director of ATM Analysis & Engineering within the Air Traffic Management Services Division.

Mr. Almeida brings more than 20 years providing technical and project leadership implementing next generation technology, in Command & Control (C2) and Operations Support Systems, lead­ing many modernization projects in mis­sion critical environments. David brings a proven history of commercial and gov­ernment program execution experience, in addition to a robust capture management capability. His program management and technical expertise in network operations, systems engineering, and operational workflow analysis and service manage­ment include extensive accomplishments, both domestically and internationally. Most recently, David led NextGen pur­suits, providing the vision that forged the FAA’s SWIM architecture as a network-centric model to enterprise-wide infor­mation sharing (SWIM), information integration, weather, and flight informa­tion systems.

A recognized industry expert, Mr. Almeida is active in supporting the Collaborative Decision Making (CDM), Flight Object, and Aircraft Access to SWIM working groups, and is current­ly a Member of ICAO’s Information Management Panel. David is an active industry consortium participant (i.e., TechAmerica, etc.), and frequent speaker on NextGen Aviation topics. David holds BS and MBA degrees from the University of Central Florida, a PMP designation, and completed Executive Leadership and Product Design/Development programs at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business. At LST, Mr. Almeida will report to Rich Jehlen, VP ATM Services, and will be respon­sible for providing strategic direction and delivery for ATM Services as LST extends its successful vision of excellence and commitment to customer service.

LST CEO Keith Wallace stated, “We are extremely excited to welcome David to the LST Team, as he brings such a breadth and depth of information management and ATM experience. His contributions to our well-rounded man­agement team will enhance our client engagement and further our expanding market opportunities.”