Greig FieldsChief Technology Officer
As the Chief Technology Officer for J3 Consulting, Grieg Fields has an expansive history in the Information Technology (IT) field. In his current role, he is able to lend his subject matter expertise to J3’s internal technology infrastructure and to client-facing IT related projects. Mr. Fields is a Sr. IT professional with over 40 years of experience with software and service-oriented companies, including 10 years of government service and 30 years of government contracting experience. He possesses highly proficient and experienced programming expertise across multiple platforms and frameworks. He demonstrates his project and program management skills efficiently delivering high quality solutions to clients and has been successful setting up and leading small and large project teams.
Prior to joining J3 Consulting, he spent decades as an executive leader at fortune 100 IT companies possessing well developed strategic thinking skills in multiple disciplines from application design, service delivery, worldwide technical team management, and to business development. As the Director of Hewlett Packard’s U.S. Federal Government Sector Strategic Sales Organization, Mr. Fields led a team of capture managers, business development managers and solutions architects focused on winning large complex strategic opportunities with a yearly funnel targeted at over $1B of new Federal business. A true pioneer of the Internet, in the late 70’s as an employee of the Naval Research Laboratory and Naval Surface Weapons Center, he was involved with the original design and initial implementation of many Internet capabilities that are still in use today.
Throughout his career, Mr. Fields has received numerous engineering and performance recognition awards for his IT expertise. In 2007, Federal Computer Week named him one of the Top 100 Federal Executives. In 1992, he was nominated by Digital for U.S. Black Engineer Magazine’s “Black Engineer of the Year” award. He is active in the U.S. Federal market, is a member of many Federal industry organizations and serves as a Member of the AFFIRM Board of Directors, as well as the AFCEA International Technology Committee. Mr. Fields is a software developer of commercially off the shelf products and co-holds a patent for a business analysis and management framework.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science degree from the University of Maryland University College in Information Technology. Mr. Fields has completed Graduate Business & Technology Programs at MIT’s Sloan and UVA’s Darden Schools, and is Chief Information Officer Certified by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) as well as a PMI Certified Program Management Professional, and Certified SCRUM Master.
Mr. Fields is a lifelong resident of the Washington DC Metropolitan area and is married with three adult children. Outside of his work with J3 Consulting, he remains active in school and community groups in the D.C. Metropolitan area.