Howard C. Whetzel
Chairman and CEO
Mr. Whetzel has been involved with the Federal Government for more than 35 years. He has developed advanced systems used by Government Agencies as diverse as the IRS, Education and DoD Intelligence.
Other parts of his career have included military service in the US Army in Operational and Technical Intelligence disciplines. In addition to his active duty service Mr. Whetzel was a Senior Intelligence Officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency in C3I, supporting the National Command Authority as the Science Advisor for Collection Management.
His work in the Commercial Arena and Non-DoD Government Agencies includes Web-based Educational systems which led to the development of Webinar and Web Based collaboration for Educators and Internet based Marketing. He has written articles for Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Economist, and a variety of other national and international publications.
Mr. Witte first joined Wave Technologies back in 2006. He worked his way up from various program management positions to Vice President. These positions included running the multi million dollar Persistent Threat Detection System, still used in Iraq and Afghanistan, to the Sentinel optionally pilot aircraft program. Prior to joining Wave Technologies, Mr. Witte served over 14 years in the military before being medically retired. During his service, he held key leadership positions, from a Special Forces team leader to a Chief Information Officer of 1,300 man unit within SOCOM. Mr. Witte holds a Masters degree in Computer Resource Management, and an undergraduate degree in Accounting. His broad depth of knowledge from DOD programs to best business practices makes him is a driving force taking Wave Technologies to the next level.