As the Vice President of Business Development for Global Science & Technology, a 250-person company with annual revenues of more than $50M, Mr. Pruss is responsible for the strategic development and growth of new business and for developing and maintaining key agency and partner relationships.

Mr. Pruss started his career with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of the Hughes Team, providing both development and system solutions for the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). Throughout his career, he has held numerous leadership positions at major corporations focused on delivering Information Technology services for NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and other Civilian and Department of Defense (DoD) agencies.

Mr. Pruss received his Master of Science in Computer Systems Management from the University of Maryland and his Bachelor of Science in Geography (Cartography, Remote Sensing, and Geographic Information Systems) from the Pennsylvania State University.