SDI Government Solutions, a leader in information performance solutions for the Department of Defense and other government agencies, announced that Hope Fulgham, Founder and CEO of Piazza Advertising, Inc., has joined the company as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Fulgham is a forerunner in the fields of augmented reality and virtual reality, emerging technologies that are revolutionizing the military’s training materials. She also brings a wealth of strategic planning success and business development knowledge, specifically in the areas of mobile applications and simulation development.
“Hope’s ability to manage successful virtual and augmented reality projects, mobile applications and gaming for military use will take the company’s products to a level of interactivity and innovation never before seen in this industry. Combined with her proven business development skills in the defense industry and corporate world, she will be a great asset for the entire company,” said Barbara Reeder, President of SDI Government Solutions.
As CEO of Piazza Advertising, Fulgham executed the development of virtual warfare flight simulations for the FA-18 Hornet and T-45 Goshawk. She also oversaw the creation of specification papers for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, X-47B J-UCAS, Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems, V-22 Osprey Bell tiltrotor aircraft and the GBU-39/B Weapon Small Diameter Bomb. Her team designed and implemented several defense-related websites, including Janes.com, CyberNet.com, AirForce.com and NASA’s website and also managed the sites’ encryption engineering.
Fulgham’s team of developers and designers has also designed augmented reality products, mobile applications and simulation products for the military’s training programs. These products make training exercises more accessible in the field or on the base using mobile eLearning, supporting the military’s net-centric future.
In addition to defense systems and technological expertise, Fulgham has also demonstrated strong business development skills. Fulgham designed and led strategic partnerships with a wide variety of defense clientele including Jane’s, the FBI, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics. She also has experience with many Fortune 500 companies.
Fulgham earned her MMA Master in Management from Harvard University. She taught as an adjunct professor at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Loyola University in Chicago and Northwestern University.
About SDI and SDI Government Solutions (SDI)
SDI Government Solutions is a division of Systems Documentation, Inc. (sdigovsolutions.com), a woman-owned small business based in South Plainfield, NJ. Founded in 1978, with offices in New Jersey, Maryland, New Hampshire, Hungary and India, SDI develops a variety of information systems including interactive technical documentation, training and eLearning systems, content management systems, knowledge management systems and cutting-edge multimedia elements.
SDI Government Solutions has been a leading subject matter expert in the Electronic Warfare (EW) community and the de facto leader in JCREW training and logistics programs management since 2007. It uses Training Planning Process Methodology (TRPPM) and front-end analysis (FEA) to create integrated technical documents and training materials, including interactive 3D simulations, gaming solutions and SCORM-compliant computer-based training (CBT). SDI Government Solutions excels in the creation of Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) in S1000D as well as XML conversion, content management systems, Department of Defense (DoD) 5000.2-compliant logistics and systems acquisition, integration and support. Through all of its services, SDI Government Solutions assists the US Department of Defense and other federal agencies that support the Warfighters protecting our freedom and homeland.