"The 'Uniting Communities, Preparing the Nation' award from Prince George's County Citizen Corps Council was presented to TransGlobal Business Systems for setting up the Metropolitan Police Department's situational awareness solution (StarLight) during the activation of the Prince George's County Emergency Operations Center in response to Hurricane Irene as well as September 11, 2011. TransGlobal Business Systems' representative provided increased public safety communications between Prince George's County and Washington D.C., allowing additional responses to all potential threats within the National Capital Region."
Small Business Initiative Outstanding Industry Award
“TransGlobal was awarded the Outstanding Service Industry Award from the Small Business Initiative for technology services and products.
Metropolitan Police Department / Inauguration
“TransGlobal set up the Situation Awareness Management System (SAMS) for MPD's joint operations command and control during the 2009 U.S. Presidential Inauguration. – State Government and Homeland Security”
Prince Georges Police Department
“TransGlobal implemented Motorola's EVALIS solution to address the Department of Justice's (DOJ) mandate of consent decree and memorandum of agreement. This successful implementation of an early intervention personnel management system has influenced the attitude of police personnel regarding the excessive use of force. – Local Government and Law Enforcement”
National Harbor Resort Community (Critical Infrastructure)
"TransGlobal developed the Shared Intelligence System to provide integrated facility and infrastructure security analysis and management at the largest mixed-use real estate project in the Eastern United States. – Private Sector and Public Safety"
TransGlobal's CrimePROBE SAMS solution
Offers real-time situational awareness and interoperability with surrounding agencies. Jurisdictions can achieve effective information sharing by integrating computer-aided dispatch (CAD), existing records management data, geographic information system-based data, satellite imagery, video footage, and photographic images via a centralized data storage and retrieval system thus providing a common-operating platform. This solution was utilized by Washington, D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department during the historic 2009 Presidential Inauguration.
Featured in TechBeat
TransGlobal's SAMS solution was highlighted in the Fall 2011 issue of TechBeat, the award-winning news-magazine of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) system. Mount Rainier Police Department's Chief Michael Scott discusses the advantages of SAMS, "It gives us a heads up and increases officer safety. Our guys are able to know what is going on around them from a D.C. perspective. We are able to see when a major crime occurs close to us so we know what to be on the lookout for".
TransGlobal's solutions offer the ability to monitor incidents surrounding the school whether it be accidents, altercations, illegal drug or gang activity or flu epidemics; collaborate and achieve interoperability with surrounding schools and districts; manage events, whether planned or unplanned, including sports events, evacuation drills and simulations; have real-time situational awareness with tracking points of interest and persons of interest.
Our solutions are able to support all several initiatives and solve timely problems with Sheriff's offices around the Nation. Our real-time situational awareness solutions provide a common operating platform for jurisdictions surrounding your own. You no longer need to wait to hear what's going around you, our software provides you with real-time alerts and notifications.
Consortiums for Colleges & Universities
TransGlobal's solutions are centered on campus security, event planning and operations management. Our solutions allow for incident management, data collaboration, event operations and situational awareness. You are provided with a visual awareness through geo-spatial mapping identification; a complete single-point resource management solution for campus safety providing protection of tomorrow's future, today.
United States Secret Service
United States Secret Service has requested utilization of our StarLight solution in order to obtain real-time situational awareness. The solution will be utilized within the U.S. Secret Service Command Center
in addition to their tactical patrol vehicle for mobile deployments. Primary usage will be for real-time notifications regarding events and incidents for pro-active response while protecting high-profile asset.
United States Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court is now utilizing our Situational Awareness Management System (SAMS) and our web-based solution, StarLight, to enhance their situational awareness. Both systems are being utilized to obtain real-time situational awareness within the District of Columbia pertinent to incidents and events around the perimeters of the U.S. Supreme Court, transportation routes of high profile assets and areas where high-profile assets are visiting or residing. Additional uses include performing incident analytics and threat assessments based on historical incident data and criminal justice database queries.
With the ability to provide situational awareness, multi-jurisdictional collaboration, timely incident capture, virtual facility management, incident analysis, Plan of Operation management, and many other state-of-the-art modules, TransGlobal's solutions are being utilized by several homeland security and department of justice agencies including US Secret Service, US Supreme Court and Pentagon Force Protection Agency.
» Board of Advisors
Our Board of Advisors provides expertise and experience in areas covering the full range of services TransGlobal offers as well as provides guidance on particular initiatives.
John Starke has been a principal in four start-up firms, ranging from software to banking. He is currently working with several firms using virtual presence technologies to improve performance of distributed workers, and to spur economic development in communities. He has been CEO of two real estate finance firms, and he has been a consultant in risk management for both industry and government agencies. He also was Director of Planning at the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae), and Chairman of the Electronics Development Corporation.
Mr. Starke graduated from The George Washington University with a BS (Electrical Engineering) and MS (Operations Research). He also graduated from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an MS (Management). Mr. Starke is the author of numerous articles on mortgage lending, and the co-author of a book, Mortgage Lending and Investing, Understanding Risks in a Changing Market.
Charles Iheagwara, Ph.D., P.E.
Founder & Chief Technology Officer of Unatek, Inc.
Dr. Charles Iheagwara, a Cyber security expert is the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of Unatek, Inc. a US government Information Technology contractor located in Largo, Maryland. As Vice President, he is responsible for all marketing and business development efforts in the company.
Prior to assuming the position of Vice President, he was the Chief Technology Officer responsible for the company’s enterprise technology roadmap, development programs as well as consulting engagements for corporate clients. He led business development efforts with several notable successes including the elevation of the company as a US government prime contractor from its previous obscure subcontractor status and the expansion of corporate consulting services and workforce. He also led corporate relations development initiatives that resulted into the formation of strategic alliances and partnerships with several leading technology companies such as Northrop Grumman, SAIC, KPMG, and Thompson, Cobbs, Bazilio and Associates (TCBA), etc.
Previous employment include stints at the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), DC Government, Lockheed Martin, Aligned Development Strategies, Inc. (ADSI) and Edgar online, Inc. As a consultant at OCTO, he was responsible for the management of the District of Columbia Computer Emergency Response Team. At Lockheed Martin, he was the lead consultant for the Enterprise Information Systems next generation intrusion detection systems re-engineering project, as director of IT security services at ADSI, he managed the INFOSEC program of the District of Columbia HIPAA privacy project for the TCBA –ADSI – Bearing Point contractor group, and as a systems security administrator at Edgar online worked on corporate and NASDAQ Online Web services /Internet portal IT security programs.
He held adjunct professorial positions at several public and private Universities in the Washington, DC metro area between 2002 and 2007 and has published more than forty (40) papers in refereed international technical and scientific journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Iheagwara is currently a Management and Engineering Fellow completing a Masters degree in Management at the Sloan School of Management and School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He attended Harvard Business School where he completed classes on business and entrepreneurial studies. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK, a Master of Science degree in Minerals Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, a Certificate in Environmental Management from George Washington University, and Bachelor/Master of Science degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from the National University of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia.
A Licensed Professional Engineer and an internationally known technology researcher whose work is widely quoted, Dr. Iheagwara is a sought after speaker at several industry conferences, the recipient of the 2007 Maryland-India Business Roundtable’s “Business Innovator of the Year” Award and sits on the advisory board of TransGlobal Business Systems.
Dr. Charles has years of specialized experience in information security and cyber security. We have provided a program from Dr. Charles for his work at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Conference.
Dr. Charles’ was invited to a dinner at the United States Senator’s house on December 1, 2011. The picture above, shows Dr. Charles with the United States Senator, Mary Landrieu, and BET owner, Bob Johnson.
Mary Ann Spilman, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Executive Management Programs
Dr. Spilman is responsible for development, administration, recruitment and staffing of UMUC’s Executive Management programs and for executive outreach activities that build alliances with the business and government communities. Her areas of specialization are international business development, strategic planning, organizational behavior, research methods, leadership and communication. Dr. Spilman teaches international business in the Executive MBA program and manages 4 leadership residencies focused on cross-cultural management, negotiating global alliances, and decision support systems. She leads executive teams that develop international market entry plans for approximately 8 companies each year.
Prior to joining UMUC, Dr. Spilman was an Enterprise Manager at AT&T Government Communications International, where she was responsible for negotiating, structuring and managing a strategic alliance with an international venture partner. Her organization spanned several states in the United States, as well as Europe.
Other international responsibilities at AT&T included International Strategic Planning, New Market Development, and Business Case Development. She has held many other positions within AT&T, including Federal Systems Business Planning, Financial Management, Operations Management, Process Design and Quality Control, and Business Operations and Research consulting.
Prior to joining AT&T, Dr. Spilman was an independent research consultant whose clients included Bell Laboratories and AT&T. She holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers University, where she taught for several years at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses included Statistics, Research Methods, and Management of Human Resources. She received an Executive Masters degree in International Management at UMUC, where she was sponsored by AT&T.
Dr. Spilman currently serves on the advisory boards of a China consulting firm, University steering committee, and as Public Relations Vice President for the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Dr. Spilman has had several publications in business and academic journals and has presented research and statistical papers in various professional forums.
Ralph S. Blakeney
Technology Industry Manager
Mr. Blakeney is the Technology Industry Manager at the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Technology Procurement Consultant for the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP). He is certified by the ASBDC as a technology consultant and specializes in providing Management and Technical Assistance to early stage advance technology firms, procurement and business development support to technology companies that offer their products and services to federal, state and local governments.
Ralph was formerly the Executive Manager of Service Operations for Digital Equipment Corporation’s Federal Government Computer and Information Technology Services. He also spent nine years as an entrepreneur – founder and CEO of Peak Performance Technologies – a management consulting and training firm to small and midsized technology companies.
Ralph holds an Advance Certificate in Electronic Technology, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a Master of Science degree in Management, is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Management of Service Operations and a graduate of the Pacific Institute of Business and Management Development.