Synertex Congratulates Jesse Nielsen as AFCEA Award Winner

AFCEA International recognizes Synertex Managing Partner as outstanding young professional.

For immediate release


May 15th, 2017

Arlington, VA – Selected from a field of more than 120 nominees, Jesse Nielsen has been chosen as one of AFCEA International’s 40 Under 40 Award winners.

Awardees have made a significant contribution to supporting their organization or client through the use of information technology or providing innovation and thought leadership in a technical science, technology, engineering or mathematics field. They were selected based on technical accomplishments in their careers and were chosen by an executive board based on merit in competition with nominees from across the globe.

In the last year Mr. Nielsen served as a leader and facilitator of the Director of National Intelligence Mission User Group Land Maritime and Air Campaign. The campaign stress tested the art of the possible in current state IT systems to modernize tradecraft and leverage the power of cloud computing against critical mission sets. As the Synertex Managing Partner, Mr.Nielsen handles operations of the company and works daily on site at the Director of National Intelligence.

Mr. Nielsen is a member of AFCEA in Northern Virginia and actively serves on the AFCEA Emerging Professionals in the Intelligence Community (EPIC). In December 2016 Mr. Nielsen was the author of an article on disruptive technologies for AFCEA’s Signal Magazine on Digitizing Analyst Thought.

AFCEA International’s 40 Under 40 Award is the association’s newest member of an extensive recognition program. As a Young AFCEAN award, only association members 40 years old or younger are eligible for nomination. Winners will be recognized at a luncheon on June 14 as part of the association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in Baltimore.

Additional information about AFCEA’s 40 Under 40 Award and a list of winners is available online.


Contact information:

Randy Clarke, President and CEO,

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AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry and academia. Join online.