Sammy is one of the founding partners and the managing member of INNOVIM. She applies 20 years of sales and marketing expertise to bring to life INNOVIM’s community outreach endeavors. Sammy holds a BA in business from George Mason University, and an MBA with a focus in marketing from Johns Hopkins University. Active in community outreach, Sammy leads INNOVIM’s commitment to be an active and positive contributor to local community and educational causes and initiatives.
Cindi brings more than 30 years of experience with software development, satellite operations ground system design and implementation, and technical program management to her current role managing the entire depth and breadth of INNOVIM’s operations. Ms. Brown’s dynamic and inclusive management style unites customers, teammates, and employees for mutually beneficial results and long-term relationships.
Shahin Samadi, PhD
Shahin launched INNOVIM in 2003. As an innovator, Dr. Samadi applies his expertise in computer science engineering, architectural design, and program management to develop high value solutions. His extensive engineering and systems architectural experience has its foundations at NASA, complemented by technical leadership positions at CRM leader Merkle, internet media innovator Vodium, and business information technology provider BNA. Dr. Samadi has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University and has published numerous Technical papers.
Philip Ardanuy, PhD
Phil has 35 years’ experience researching, refining, and redefining weather and environmental satellite observations, scientific research, modeling, and decision support for NASA and NOAA. Prior to INNOVIM, Phil served as Principal Engineering Fellow and Weather Solution Architect from Hughes Aircraft/Raytheon Intelligence, Information, and Services. Dr. Audanuy’s unique phenomenological insight and interpretive solutions have gained wide recognition in this science community.
Marianna brings 30 years of experience in Finance, Contracts and Operations. She has spent more than 10 years with Defense Contract Audit Agency before entering the private sector, where she oversees business operations. Marianna believes strong relationships build partnerships and success.
Michael brings to INNOVIM a wealth of experience in employment law, human resource administration, and policy development. He has presented a broad spectrum of employment benefits and discrimination issues in state and federal courts, and has recently implemented a new Human Capital Management Information System for the company. With spirited enthusiasm, Michael works with his team to make INNOVIM a great place to work.