Director, National Security
Maria Karisik brings over 20 years of IT and management consulting experience with special emphasis on program/project management, product management, and process improvement in telecommunications, web development, and human capital systems across the commercial and federal space. Ms. Karisik joined Blue Canopy in 2003 and successfully managed complex, high risk projects at AOL, Comcast, Booz Allen Hamilton, Hilton Worldwide, and multiple programs with the Department of Defense. She has provided process and requirements analysis and training as well as agile project management support for the DoD, including financial management, procurement, and subcontractor management. She is currently the Deputy Program Manager on a mission-relevant DoD program developing an advanced data analytics solution for U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM).
Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Ms. Karisik was the VP of Program Management at Time Warner Cable’s RoadRunner business unit and a Manager at Accenture in their Technology Competency Group. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and trained in CMMI for Development v1.3.