Mr. John Hathaway brings to Titania an array of demonstrated technical leadership and expertise in all phases of the software development lifecycle. He specializes in implementing transformative architectural and cultural change, building cutting edge solutions that utilize state of the art Agile, DevOps, and cloud based architectures. Mr. Hathaway graduated from Siena College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. His experience includes defense contracting with the Navy, Air Force, and Army as well as the commercial sector in several S&P 500 firms in the Media, Financial Services, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceutical industries.
Mr. Hathaway’s recent experience is with firms in the commercial financial services sector to drive the transition to Agile software development in cloud based and hybrid computing environments. These firms included Morgan Stanley, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, and Dow Jones. At Dow Jones, Mr. Hathaway led an effort to move legacy systems to an Agile/Scrum development process while enabling DevOps and deployment to the cloud via Amazon Web Services. He also led the development effort to architect and build a low latency auto-publishing platform for the Wall Street Journal that allowed publication of real-time news to algorithmic traders. Data generated by this platform is fed to mission critical financial trading applications and can be converted to headlines which can be seen on news tickers around the world including the Times Square News Ticker in New York. At Morgan Stanley and Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, he provided direction to converge enterprise applications to modern DevOps practices including standardizing the infrastructure software installed on 160,000 servers running Linux and Windows Operating systems in a hybrid cloud environment.
Prior to his work in commercial sector, Mr. Hathaway concentrated on software development, building systems for the defense industry. He started his career with Raytheon building embedded software for Sonar systems on submarines, moved to creating communication software for GTE Government Systems. Mr. Hathaway moved to Mystech Associates, a predecessor to Titania, where he was a Technical Director responsible for the strategic and technical leadership across company U.S. Army Intelligence and Command and Control projects including the Warrior and Warlord C3I systems. These systems used rapid prototyping and were developed alongside of soldiers in the field and hardened into first class, distributed, mission critical systems.
Mr. Hathaway joined Titania in January of 2018 as Technical Director and is focused on supporting the HCQIS Independent Verification and Validation Support (HIVVS) Contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). He provides technical expertise that allows for the automated testing of CMS applications using Agile development and DevOps practices.
John, his wife, Kathi Jo and their daughter Annie reside in New Jersey.