Joseph Kampf – Anteon International Corporation (ant)
JOSEPH M. KAMPF assumed the role of President and Chief Executive
Officer of Anteon International Corporation in April of 1996.
Anteon is regarded as a premier provider of information
technology solutions, and systems engineering and integration
services to the US federal government, including the Department
of Defense, the intelligence community, and civilian agencies.
From 1986 to 1993 he was an Executive with the Penn Central
Corporation, first serving as Senior Vice President of its 6,500
employee Federal Systems Group, and subsequently as Executive
Vice President of its $400 million revenue operating subsidiary.
Before Penn Central, he was an Executive Officer of Adena
Corporation from 1980 to 1985, raising European investment funds
for development and exploration of petroleum reserves in the
continental United States. In 1972, Mr. Kampf joined billionaire
Daniel K. Ludwig's global organization where he developed
strategies for foreign investments as diverse as liquefied
natural gas projects in Java; international hotels; and a forest
products company in the Amazon jungle, where from 1973 to 1980,
he served as Chief Strategy and Financial Officer for the $1
billion development project. Prior to joining Mr. Ludwig, Mr.
Kampf spent several years with Schenley Industries and from 1968
to 1972, he developed and took public, a chain of computer
training centers in the US and South America. Throughout his
career, he has focused on operations, change management,
strategic planning, financial services, and mergers and
acquisitions. In his current role with Anteon, his team has
completed and fully integrated six acquisitions, leading to a
high double-digit organic growth rate. He was the recipient of
the 2002 KPMG High Tech Entrepreneur Award, which recognizes
significant contributions to the advancement of technology in the
greater Washington, DC area. Mr. Kampf holds a Bachelor of Arts
degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel
Hill. He currently serves as Chairman of the Professional
Services Council. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with a quick overview of Anteon International?
Mr. Kampf: The company is a broad-based, full-service technology
solutions company, and we provide much of our business