Tech Council Honors Clark School Board Member and TAP Entrepreneur

Tech Council Honors Clark School Board Member and TAP Entrepreneur

Tech Council Honors Clark School Board Member and TAP Entrepreneur

Clark School board member Linda Gooden, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Information Technology, and Mark Anstey, president of a TAP start-up company, recently were honored by the Tech Council of Maryland as Executive of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year respectively.

Ms. Gooden and Mr. Anstey were two of a half dozen honorees at the organization's annual awards banquet in Rockville this week.

This is not the first such honor for Ms. Gooden. She was named winner of the 2002 Federal 100 "Eagle" Award by Federal Computer Week and received the 2002 Corporate Leadership Award by Women in Technology. She also holds Dollars & Sense Magazine 's 1997 Salute to America 's Best and Brightest Award; and the U.S. Black/Hispanic Engineering and IT Magazine's Merit Award for Outstanding Female Technology Leaders in 1996.

Ms. Gooden actively supports professional, academic, community and civic organizations. In addition to serving on the Clark School's Board of Visitors, Ms. Gooden also is a member of numerous other executive boards including the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International; the Information Technology Association of America's Enterprise Solutions; The Keystone Center; the Robert H. Smith School of Business' Center for Electronic Markets & Enterprises; the University of Maryland Baltimore County; and Prince George's Community College Foundation.

Mark Anstey is president of Datastream Content Solutions in College Park, Md. Datastream provides data conversion, enhancement and management solutions using XML technology, and is the largest company taking part in the Technology Advancement Program (TAP), the incubator for technology-based start-up companies offered by the Clark School's Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (MTECH). The company's products and services enable conversion of diversely-formatted electronic data into standard formats and insertion of meta-data tags.

May 6, 2005

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