Dean Francis is an enterprise architect at Fusion PPT, a technology solutions firm based in Vienna, Va. He has more than 24 years of experience providing IT solutions to federal (Army, Navy, DLA, DHS, DOJ, NASA, FBI, etc.) and commercial clients. At Fusion, Dean is a member of the Service Assurance practice, where he provides technical team leadership and hands-on solutions to customers. Prior to joining Fusion, Dean worked for small, medium, and large corporations to provide technical solutions in the areas of operational support systems, information assurance, enterprise architecture, network and systems engineering, and network management systems. Dean is also able to leverage more than two decades of design and implementation experience to provide innovative solutions in the areas of application integration, configuration management, orchestration, virtualization and cloud computing. He is certified in corporate process management, technology deployment, and technology training. Dean earned his BS in electrical engineering from Princeton University.