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Timothy Keenan - '85 MBA

Founder & CEO, HPTi, Inc.

tim keenanTimothy Keenan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HPTi, Inc., a mid-sized high-technology firm that supports federal government mission critical agencies, based in Reston, VA. Under Keenan's leadership, HPTi has built the eighth fastest supercomputer in the world. The company was named one of the top 25 federal contractors by the Washington Business Journal, and was honored with the United States Productivity Quality Award Plaque of Excellence for 2006, 2007, and 2008. Keenan's leadership and guidance has directly impacted a variety of programs through HPTi, including the USAF Advanced Weather Analysis Predicition System, the FBI Innocent Images, and the NOAA Forecast Systems Laboratories. Keenan serves on the Industry Advisory Council Future Forum, and is active with the Professional Services Council.

Keenan has received a number of awards including the 2007 Government Contractors Association Executive of the Year, the 2007 American Business Awards Executive of the Year, the Wall Street Journal Best Boss of 2006, and the 2005 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Greater Washington. He has published papers on the subject of change management in high technology firms, and is an accomplished public speaker at government and industry forums. Keenan serves on the Board of Directors of the Fairfax Partnership for Youth, has been a coach of team sports for more than 18 seasons, and is a member of the Board of Advisors for three universities. Keenan is a member of the inaugural class of the SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame.

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