Fairfax tech company names AI director
Aaron Burciaga joins ECS
Fairfax-based technology and engineering company ECS (a subsidiary of Henrico County-based ASGN Inc.) announced Tuesday it has hired Aaron Burciaga as senior director of artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics.
Burciaga was most recently the global operations director for analytics and AI with HCL Technologies. In his new role, he will work with ECS’s national security and intelligence division on AI and machine learning (ML) development and will develop an analytics center of excellence within the company.
“Aaron brings two decades worth of experience leading AI, ML and analytics teams,” ECS president George Wilson said in a statement. “His insights and expertise will be integral to ECS as we continue to define, develop, and maintain world-class analytics and AI capabilities.”
Burciaga is also an Iraq War veteran and served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC). Through 2019 he served as the lead data technologist at USMC headquarters. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and his master’s degree in operations research from the Naval Postgraduate School.
ASGN recently moved its headquarters from California to Henrico County and is the parent company of Glen Allen-based recruiting firm Apex Systems LLC. Employing more than 3,000 people, ASGN offers cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, application and IT modernization and engineering services.