Michael Ricciardi

Executive Committee Treasurer

Relevant Technology, Inc.

Small Business Representative

Mr. Ricciardi is the founder and Managing Partner of Relevant Technology, a Fairfax, Virginia-based Software and Hardware Development firm, which specialize in Embedded and Distributed Software Systems with active contracts supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense. Mr. Ricciardi is a graduate of the S.U.N.Y at Buffalo with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and of New York Institute of Technology with a Master’s Degree in Computer Science. Mr. Ricciardi has participated in the local Virginia community by becoming an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College, where he taught night courses in Computer Science, Programming and Information Systems. He has chaired events in the area of Bio Defense and counter terrorism at the Center of Innovative Technology and participated on panels from E-business forums to Educational grants and is currently the Sector Lead for Information System at Chemical Biological Defense Acquisition Initiatives Forum and a founding board member for the Non-for profit jobs4interns.org which provide opportunities to College Students in Science Technology Engineering and Math.