Dr. Nathaniel J. Fuller is a Scientist Expert/Consultant for General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and a Visiting Professor/Researcher for Purdue University.
Dr. Fuller designed and led Agent Based Modeling (ABM) prototypes for the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. As a Computer Scientist for the National Security Agency (NSA) from 2008 to 2015, Dr. Fuller led and supported several Intelligence Community (IC) cyber software and network development efforts, including design efforts for DISA’s Identity Authorization Management (IdAM) Services and machine-to-machine (M2M) messaging.
While at the NSA, Dr. Fuller received multiple NSA Technology Awards for technical advising for the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 936 for “Open Source” cloud databases e.g. Accumulo and Hbase and the 2013 “Big Data” consortium between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), DISA, and the NSA. As a Designated Approval Authority (DAA) representative for the NSA, Dr. Fuller was awarded the 2009 Acquisition Award by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for applying the Risk Management Framework (RMF) throughout the development lifecycle of enterprise networks and applications.
From 2006 to 2008, Dr. Fuller supervised technical evaluations and Certifications and Accreditations (C&A) of Navy networks and applications as a Computer Scientist for Space and Naval Warfare System Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Norfolk. From 1999 to 2006, Dr. Fuller worked on several high-profile efforts for the Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT) naval operations e.g., Navy and Marine Corp Intranet (NMCI) and IBM Lotus Notes and Domino integration for shipboard utilization. He also implemented an enterprise Information Assurance (IA) program for the City of Norfolk following the terrorist events of September 11, 2001.
As an Avionic Technician (AT) for the U.S. Navy (VFA-34 Blue Blasters) from 1994 to 1998, he supervised and performed technical maintenance on communications, radar, navigation, data link, fire control, and tactical displays for the Fighter/Attack (F/A)-18 Hornet and Attack Bomber (A)-6 Intruder aircraft. He received the Battle Effectiveness (E) Award for sustaining superior performance in an operational environment and sustaining continuous readiness throughout the Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP).
Dr. Fuller is a certified Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) professional, a Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP), and a CompTIA Security+ professional. He has a Doctorate degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Masters in CIS from Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Masters in Aeronautical Science and Bachelor of Science in Management of Technical Operations from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), and Bachelor of Science in CIS from Saint Leo University.