SCORE Names Falahyar Fatmi Director of Information Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2010
Contact Information
Tammy Cason
800/634-0245
media@score.org

Washington, D.C. — SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” names Falahyar Fatmi of Fairfax, Va., as director of information technology (IT) at the SCORE Association office in Herndon, Va. Fatmi is responsible for management of technology development, systems analysis and programming for technology projects. He also provides support for chapter service reporting and web site templates.

Fatmi is a leader in IT management and development. He most recently served as manager of IT account management at Sprint Nextel Communications, where his responsibilities included support for Sprint’s public, corporate and network business application portfolios. He played a key role in developing the company’s overall IT plan.

Fatmi has led projects as a consultant for several companies, including: Princeton Information, where he helped Merck Pharmaceuticals improve the company’s procurement projects; Ariba Inc., where he implemented critical systems for the American Cancer Society and Nextel Communications; and Noble Star, where he served as a senior consultant on data integration tools for MediaPrise.com. 

Fatmi also has worked as a program analyst for American Management Systems Inc., serving clients like Buysense.com and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Earlier, Fatmi was webmaster for George Mason University and a project engineer at MCI WorldCom.

“Falahyar has a strong track record of building and launching IT systems that help companies grow and better serve their customers,” says SCORE COO Devin Jopp, Ed.D. “His expertise in developing technologies will help SCORE at the national level, and provide our chapters and the small businesses they serve with strong IT platforms for cloud computing and client service.”

Fatmi was awarded a Master’s degree in Technology Management and another in Information System Engineering from George Mason University, where he also received his CIO certification. His bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering comes from the University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore, Pakistan.

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