Symetrica Inc, an innovative, leading radiation detection and identification business in Massachusetts has announced a material business impact from the appointment of John Zangardi, a former advisor to the US Secretary of Defense for Information Management / Information Technology as a Non-Executive Director to the Symetrica Board. Symetrica Inc. operates internationally and has successfully provided the Homeland Security and Military radiation detection market sectors with a wide range of innovative solutions for over 10 years.

John is an internationally recognized IT, cybersecurity, and data analysis leader and executive. He is a regular conference speaker and has had the honor of testifying before US House and Senate committees on topics such as IT modernization, cybersecurity, supply chain management, and space. John is currently the president of Redhorse Corporation, a technology services company delivering decision quality data to federal government customers. He also serves on the Board of Directors at Qualys and as a technical and strategic advisor to Acceptto.

Commenting on his appointment, John Zangardi, said; “Symetrica Inc is a distinguished leader in Military and Homeland Security markets founded on consistent delivery of the best detection solutions over the past 10 years. Symetrica is  especially skilled at integrated solutions that incorporate detection into overarching solutions, in the shape of handhelds, backpacks, mobiles, portals, X-rays and legacy data sources. I am  excited to be joining Symetrica at a time when they are  leveraging their considerable machine learning expertise to solve real operational challenges.”

On the impact of the appointment for the business, Brett Roberson VP Sales and General Manager, said; “It is great to be working with John. He has already had a significant  impact on our Security Market business with his strong background in acquisition, policy, legislative affairs, resourcing, and operations. His experience and insight have been helpful as we accelerate our growth both domestically and internationally, having recently won a number of significant contracts and secured further investment. I’m confident that we will lead Symetrica Inc to deliver new levels of innovation, performance and service for our customers as we continue to work on new business initiatives and strategic partnerships in key areas of threat detection.”