Technology >> CEO Interviews >> April 23, 2001

David Karlgaard – Pec Solutions Inc (pecs)

DAVID C. KARLGAARD is a co-Founder of PEC Solutions, Inc., and currently serves as the company's Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr. Karlgaard has over 30 years of technical and managerial experience in the information sciences industry. He was employed for several years as an electrical engineer at various US government research laboratories, and he served for nearly a decade as an electrical engineer and executive at Computer Sciences Corporation. In 1985, he and his two partners, Paul Rice, Chief Operating Officer, and Alan Harbitter, Chief Technology Officer, founded PEC Solutions. In April 2000, Dr. Karlgaard and his partners launched PEC Solutions as a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange. Dr. Karlgaard's technical education includes a BS in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Wisconsin, an MS in Mathematics from Michigan State University and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from The George Washington University. His management education includes an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Karlgaard is also an Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a little history and a quick overview of

the company?

Dr. Karlgaard: PEC Solutions is a 16-year-old information technology

services company. We focus on applying