Judge, Mid-Atlantic (Georgetown)
Dr. Mykityshyn currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Tangible Security, a technology-enabled cyber security firm that serves both the federal government and commercial markets. He is an accomplished leader with a unique background derived from his experience and demonstrated performance in multiple business, academic, and military endeavors. At the nexus of his experience base is an expansive understanding of technology, and the unique ability to make substantive intellectual contributions while applying that knowledge to private sector investment finance.
The amalgam of his endeavors has enabled Dr. Mykityshyn to build a sense of a shared mission in and among multiple constituencies in order to develop practical ideas to capitalize on opportunities associated with the rapid pace of technological change. His knowledge of information architectures and complex dynamic systems has led to investment focus areas that include cyber security, sensor / data analytics, and network-related command, control, and communications technologies.
His broad business, academic, and military experience, combined with his strategic vision and operational capabilities have enabled Dr. Mykityshyn’s partners to prosper in each domain in which he has participated. This has also led to the creation of a deep network of well-placed contacts in the government, military, academic, private industry, and finance communities. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he earned his Doctorate in Systems Engineering, minor in Aerospace Engineering, from The Georgia Institute of Technology. He also earned a Masters degree from the Science, Technology & Public Policy Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and the degrees of Engineer of and Master of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Mykityshyn has co-founded and managed three companies, including two investment firms. In his various roles, he has served as Managing Partner, CEO, Chairman, and Executive Chairman, developing and executing strategic plans to help orchestrate substantive exits for multiple companies. He served in the military as a Marine Corps officer and Naval Aviator; his civilian participation in military affairs includes serving as the Chairman of the U.S. Army War College Board of Visitors, a member of the Naval Research Advisory Committee, and a member of numerous studies for both the Defense Science Board and the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board. He also worked with NASA on the design of a Multifunction Electronic display System (MEDS) that was implemented into the Space Shuttle fleet.