BigBear.ai announces leadership promotions to drive the next phase of the company’s growth

Columbia, Maryland – () –BigBear.ai (NYSE: BBAI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence-enabled analytics and electronic engineering solutions, today announced several senior leadership promotions that position the company for success as a more scalable, profitable and innovative business.

Dan Jones Promoted to Chief Product Officer, he leads all product management, user experience and engineering functions for BigBear.ai’s SaaS platform and software applications. Jones reports directly to BigBear.ai’s CEO, Dr. Reggie Brothers, and takes command of the company’s technology strategy following the departure of Brian Frucci, the former chief technology officer. Frutchey will act as an advisor to BigBear.ai in support of key federal defense and intelligence clients. Previously, Jones served as Senior Vice President of Products at BigBear.ai.

Sean Riker Promoted to the newly created position of Chief Accounting Officer, reporting to Julie Beaver, Chief Financial Officer. Ricker will develop and publish financial strategies that enhance BigBear.ai’s financial position, streamline operations, ensure compliance, and facilitate the company’s expansion into new areas. Previously, Ricker served as BigBear.ai’s controller.

Andrei Hintz He has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Transformation Officer, strengthening the positions of Chief Operations Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Hentz will lead organizational improvements and operational efficiency in support of the company’s strategic goals. He will also report to Dr. Brothers. Previously, Hentz held the position of Chief Administrative Officer at BigBear.ai.

Tony Barrett was named President and Managing Director of Federal Markets, reports to Dr. Reggie Brothers, CEO. In this role, he will lead strategy and deliver expert advisory and innovative analytics backed by artificial intelligence, cyber operations, and digital transformation solutions to BigBear.ai’s federal clients. In addition, Barrett will oversee the company’s federal business development efforts to deepen customer relationships and build new ones. Previously, Barrett held the position of Head of Aerospace and Engineering at BigBear.ai.

Dr. Brothers stated: “These appointments will advance our corporate transformation initiatives and help guide BigBear.ai to achieve effective and sustainable growth, deliver value to our customers, and become a global leader in enhanced analytics and SaaS-based cyber solutions.”

“Since joining BigBear.ai earlier this year, Dan has demonstrated remarkable skill in building the methodologies and standards needed to deliver scalable software and SaaS solutions to our growing customer base. His experience leading product teams for companies such as Microsoft, Nordstrom and Skytap will drive execution excellence in Our product development and market entry strategies,” said Dr. Brothers. “We are also grateful to Brian for his important contributions in shaping BigBear.ai and our technology vision. I am delighted that Brian continues to provide valuable insights and technical expertise as a consultant to BigBear.ai. His deep knowledge and understanding of Federal customers will continue to shape new AI/machine learning solutions that complement our broader capabilities. .”

“Sean’s extensive experience in developing and deploying financial strategies will help BigBear.ai’s financial standing, strengthen reporting practices, and support our targeted expansion, and I know he will provide strict oversight of his role,” said Dr. Brothers. “André has achieved results in overseeing business operations in large organizations for decades, and will lead the transformation of BigBear.ai by streamlining our business operations and initiatives to align with our corporate objectives, positioning the company for long-term strategic and scalable growth. Furthermore, Tony’s deep experience in navigating the defense and intelligence community landscapes will enable us to refocus federal growth activities on work based on higher-margin solutions, ensuring that our critical federal business grows strategically and effectively.”

Dan Jones Bio

Dan Jones is Chief Product Officer at BigBear.ai. He has over 20 years of experience in product management, most recently as Senior Vice President of Products at Skytap, where he was responsible for product management, user experience, and product documentation. Previously held senior positions in product and software management at Nordstrom, Microsoft, IBM and HP. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Sean Riker Bio

Sean Riker is Chief Accounting Officer at BigBear.ai. In this role, he leads the accounting, finance and systems functions of the organization. Sean has extensive experience partnering with executive management to develop and deploy financial strategies that enhance BigBear.ai’s financial position, improve performance, and expand into new areas. Prior to joining BigBear.ai, he worked in Accounting and Reporting positions at Lockheed Martin Corporation and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Andre Hintz Bio

André Hentz is Chief Transformation Officer at BigBear.ai, where he leads organizational improvements and operational efficiency. He also serves as a member of the Homeland Security Committee of the Armed Forces and Electronics Federation (AFCEA), where he helps develop new ideas regarding challenges and capabilities affecting government, industry, and academia. Previously, Andre was Chief Administrative Officer at BigBear.ai, where he oversaw risk management, facilities, and integration efforts. Prior to that, he was Chief of Operations for NuWave Solutions, Deputy (Acting) Under Secretary for Science and Technology at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Chief Scientist at S&T, and Senior Commandant and Scientific Adviser to the Undersecretary.

Tony Barrett Bio

Tony Barrett is the president and general manager of Federal Markets at BigBear.ai. He manages a team of more than 550 people whose work spans from the Department of Defense to the intelligence community. During his 34-year career as a military officer and industry CEO, Tony has earned a reputation as an exceptional leader who collaboratively manages agile, data-driven and matrix organizations that operate at elite levels, while maintaining a strategic focus on long-term growth. Prior to his current position, Tony was Head of Cyber ​​and Engineering at BigBear.ai. As a veteran and 3research and development Jill Marin, Tony focuses on Veterans Health, and is the Executive Sponsor and Head of the Veteran Personnel Resource Group at BigBear.ai, the Veteran Leadership Center.

About BigBear.ai

BigBear.ai offers AI-powered analytics and Internet engineering solutions to support mission-critical operations and decision-making in complex real-world environments. BigBear.ai customers, including the US intelligence community, as well as customers in manufacturing, logistics, commercial aerospace and other sectors, rely on BigBear.ai solutions to see and shape their world with reliable, predictive insights and goal-oriented advice. BigBear.ai is headquartered in Columbia and Maryland and has additional locations in Virginia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Utah and California. For more information visit: https://bigbear.ai Follow us on Twitter: Tweet embed.

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