Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Gemini II Technologies, LLC.
John A. Marshall is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for Gemini II Technologies, LLC.,(G2T) which launched in April 2014. He brings more than 38 years of information technology systems experience in the defense and intelligence community. G2T provides trusted guidance to the commercial sector to develop and deliver the best technical solutions to the federal government.
Mr. Marshall most recently served a joint duty assignment as Deputy Director for the National System for Geospatial Intelligence Program Management Office (NSG PMO), in the Information Technology Directorate at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA). He was responsible for development and execution of the Information Technology strategy. As such he provided direction and feedback to those NGA organizations responsible for designing, building, validating, and operating systems and services to meet the operational mission needs of the geospatial intelligence community.
Prior to NGA, Mr. Marshall was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Joint Staff Intelligence Directorate (J2), Chairmen, Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon and U.S Joint Forces Command J2 Intelligence Directorate CTO located in Norfolk and Suffolk, VA. Over the last eleven (11) years, he was responsible for new intelligence information technology initiatives in support of U.S. joint and coalition war fighting and military force planners. He oversaw cutting edge technology capabilities associated within the Defense Intelligence Enterprise. This included integration, interoperability, experimentation, and concept development for national intelligence systems and development of new technologies. He represented the commands on several ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance) task force groups in support of the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence.
With over 27 years within Naval Intelligence, he provided the most secure, robust, and non-stop access to vital navy warfare operations and capabilities. He was instrumental in overall disaster recovery and business continuance that became a model for other federal agencies. Mr. Marshall received the prestigious Betty Swift Civilian Award in March 2000 in recognition of smart desktop computing, preparation for Y2K, and information assurance program. In 2003, he received two major awards, Computers World Top 100 IT Leaders and Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Metal.
Mr. Marshall earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, University College, and holds a Federal Chief Information Officer certification from the National Defense University.