Danny Cruz

Mr. Cruz has over 25 years of US and international experience in project management, large-scale systems development and deployment, IT and technology ventures, as well as corporate and project finance. Led multi-corporate and/or financial teams in systems deployments and other projects in the Philippines, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, and the U.S., including corporate teams with AT&T, SAIC, Spacenet, Marriott, Renaissance Capital (largest investment banking group in Russia – now with $1 billion investment fund for Africa), TAIF (large petrochemical group in Kazan, Russia), and several more. Currently on management boards of several technology portfolio companies, as well as large charitable organizations (Goodwill Industries of Greater Washington DC, United Way – Moscow) Supported activities of the US Dept. of State in both Russia and the U.S., including the formation and launch of the American-Russian Filmfest (now in its 5th year), and the Civilian Reserve Corps (of the State Dept.)  Also active in politics at both U.S. Congressional and State legislator / governor levels, which serve in support of leveraging U.S. government support and funding on behalf of client projects. Linkages also include ties to US Africom and supporting funding agencies (US FMS – Foreign Military Sales, and US DSCA – Defense Support Cooperation Agency)