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Dr. Edward H. Bersoff is the President, CEO and founder of BTG, Inc., an information technology firm based in Northern Virginia. BTG provides information technology services and products to government and commercial clients, specializing in systems engineering, integration and network systems, Internet/intranet access and services, custom computer manufacturing, and the value-added reselling of hardware, software and services. The company's common stock is listed as BTGI on the Nasdaq National Market.

Dr. Bersoff is deeply involved in business, community and professional activities. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, and serves by appointment of Virginia Governor George Allen on the Joint Subcommittee to Study Capital Access and Business Financing. He is Vice Chairman of the Potomac KnowledgeWay Project, immediate past Chairman of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Federal City Council's Board of Washington Trustees, and a member of First Union National Bank's Capital Area Advisory Board. He also is a member of the Washington Airports Task Force Board of Directors, the Inova Health Care Services Board, and the Fairfax County Government Glass Ceiling Task Force.

Dr. Bersoff is the immediate past Chairman of the Professional Services Council, an International Vice President of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Associate (AFCEA), and a Senior Member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He served on the Board of Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology, was the first Chairman of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and chaired the Technology Work Group of the Virginia Economic Recovery Commission.

Education is one of Dr. Bersoff's primary interests. He is past President of the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation, serves on the Board of Trustees of the George Mason University Foundation and is a member of the Superintendent's Business-Industry Advisory Council for Fairfax County Public Schools.

Dr. Bersoff holds A.B., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from New York University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Owner/President Management Program. In 1996, he was selected to the Fed 100 by Federal Computer Week newspaper and AFCEA, honoring 100 technology professionals from government and industry, and was chosen from industry representatives to receive the coveted Eagle Award for his role in the federal government's effective use of information technology. He was one of nine business people selected as the Washington area's 1994 Entrepreneurs of the Year in the Ernst & Young, INC. Magazine, and the Merrill Lynch awards; in 1993, he received the Northern Virginia Technology Council's Leadership in Technology award. In 1996, he was named the Fairfax County Citizen of the Year by the Federation of Citizens Associations and the Washington Post for his contributions to education. In 1995, the Northern Virginia Community Foundation presented him with the 1995 Founders Award for outstanding community service.

Prior to founding BTG in 1982, Dr. Bersoff was President of CTEC, Inc., earlier, he was Director of Engineering Operations for Logicon's Washington division. Previously, as an officer in the U.S. Army, he was assigned to the NASA Electronics Research Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He also taught mathematics at New York University, Kingsborough Community College in New York, Northeastern and Boston Universities in Massachusetts, and American University in Washington, DC.

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