NCI Appoints Brad Mascho as New Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

RESTON, Va., Jan 30, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
NCI, Inc., a leading provider of information technology and professional
services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies, today
announced Brad Mascho has joined the company as chief artificial
intelligence officer (CAIO). In this role, he is responsible for leading
a new corporate division focused around artificial intelligence (AI)
initiatives and strategy to accelerate, automate and augment repeatable
processes for NCI’s customers, quickly turning data into actionable
intelligence.

“NCI’s purpose is to bridge the gap between commercial innovation and
missions of national importance,” said NCI CEO Paul Dillahay. “Being one
of the first solution providers to add a CAIO is just another example of
our commitment to innovation. Brad is the ideal visionary to help our
clients realize the transformational impact happening at the
intersection of AI, machine learning and predictive analytics. We are
excited to add Brad’s entrepreneurial spirit to our executive leadership
team.”

Before joining NCI, Mascho co-founded Columbus, Ohio-based CrossChx, the
industry leader in building meaningful AI that empowers and scales
humans. The CrossChx solution automates repetitive, high-volume tasks
and workflows for healthcare clients. Backed by nearly $50 million in
venture capital and under his direction as president, CrossChx quickly
expanded to more than 100 employees and was named to Columbus Business
First’s list of Best Places to Work for three consecutive years. The
company partnered with hundreds of health systems and developed the
first secure global identity layer of more than 70 million unique
patient IDs, identified millions of medical record errors and helped
combat prescription opiate abuses. Brad will remain a member of the
CrossChx board of directors.

“Artificial intelligence is a generation-changing technology with the
potential to improve productivity in ways we have not seen for decades,”
says Mascho. “NCI has made a very conscious decision to prioritize
innovation and is perfectly positioned to bring game-changing solutions
to the federal sector. I could not be more excited about the opportunity
to spearhead these efforts and join the NCI team.”

Mascho earned a reputation as a “change agent” after tackling
significant challenges in healthcare such as the opioid crisis and
global identity resolution. He also spent a decade in Washington, D.C.,
as an advisor to several members of Congress and as an executive at a
leading insurance association. Mascho earned a B.A. and M.A. from Miami
University in Oxford, Ohio.

NCI Spotlighting AI at HIMSS18

NCI will be at the HIMSS18 Annual Conference & Exhibition, taking place
March 5-9 in Las Vegas showcasing its AI, machine learning and data
matching solutions. Attendees will be able to learn more and see real
use cases of how the company is using AI solution sets to help federal
customers tackle fraud, waste and abuse, the opioid crisis,
administrative workflows, and more.

NCI will be exhibiting in booth #10316. For more information, please
visit: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/himss-2018/

About NCI, Inc.

NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S.
defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. The
company has the expertise and proven track record to solve its
customers’ most important and complex mission challenges through
technology and innovation. With core competencies in delivering
cost-effective solutions and services in areas such as agile digital
transformation; advanced analytics; hyperconverged infrastructure;
cybersecurity and information assurance; fraud, waste and abuse
detection; engineering and logistics; NCI’s team of highly skilled
professionals are expanding their portfolio to include
generation-changing technology offerings such as artificial intelligence
for their government customers. Coupled with a refined focus on
strategic partnerships, NCI is committed to bringing commercial
innovation to missions of critical importance. Headquartered in Reston,
Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than
130 locations worldwide. For more information, visit www.nciinc.com
or email [email protected].

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SOURCE: NCI, Inc.

NCI, Inc.
Amanda Hall, 703-707-6677
Director of Communications

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