Reston tech company names AI senior director
Rob Albritton to lead Octo Consulting Group's AI center
Reston-based government technology company Octo Consulting Group announced Tuesday that it has named Rob Albritton as the senior director of its AI Center for Excellence.
Albritton most recently worked as a machine learning engineer at McLean-based The Mitre Corp., a nonprofit that conducts research for government agencies. In his new role, he will lead AI development and strategy and will develop the company’s AI Center for Intelligence.
A U.S. Air Force veteran, Albritton has received the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Award for Achievement in Technology Transfer, the Counter Improvised Explosive Device Technology Award, the Department of the Army Commander’s Award for Civilian Service and the Support to U.S. Special Operations Command and Joint Personnel Recovery Agency Award.
Albritton earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He also holds a master’s degree from the National Intelligence University, a federally funded research university in Bethesda, Maryland.
Founded in 2006, Octo specializes in information technology consulting for the federal government. Some of its clients include the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the General Services Administration.