Tino joined Ardent in September 2020 as a Principal to establish Ardent’s Data Science and Analytics practice, which seeks to help organizations and communities effectively use data to
better understand threats to their constituents and infrastructure and to build more intelligent and resilient systems.
Prior to Ardent, Tino has 20 years of professional experience across multiple sectors including:
– Program/project manager for variety of analytics, technology, and performance management programs across various federal agencies including Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Treasury, and Energy
– Start-up entrepreneur and co-founder of Care 24/7, a healthcare technology firm to coordinate care for chronically ill patients, which received angel and private equity funding and contracted with largest for-profit hospital systems in the US
– Management consultant, developing strategic plans, gathering competitive market intelligence, and performing on-the-ground international due diligence
– Active Duty US Air Force intelligence officer and Asia specialist specializing in strategic geo-political risk forecasting; deployed to Iraq in 2004 to advise senior Iraqi military leaders
Tino has led diverse, multi-national teams on three continents to solve high-stakes business problems requiring public-private sector cooperation. Tino is especially interested in solving problems at the intersection of business strategy, emerging technologies, and social good, including climate change and disaster resilience, identity management and fraud prevention, and ethical deployment of AI and automation.
Tino received his BS from the United States Air Force Academy and MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He lives in Fairfax, VA with his wife and two sons and is active in a variety of Veteran and Asian-American community service and mentorship organizations.
Tino previously served on the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans, appointed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Tino is currently a member of the 2020-21 cohort for the DHS-ODNI Analyst Exchange Program.