Accelera’s leadership team brings together decades of diverse experience across the IT and SI universe to successfully leverage best-of-breed technologies that transform the enterprise. The Accelera executive team’s technical savvy and keen business insight allows them to guide more than 100 talented employees to provide secure and innovative solutions that enable better performance. The team’s mission is simple: to minimize risk, drive cost savings, improve security and maximize efficiency in government and commercial organizations.
Accelera’s team brings together decades of diverse experience across multiple disciplines to provide secure and innovative solutions that enable better performance for our customers. Great products require a great team.
Chong (L.C.) Yi, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Yi has over 25 years of experience with small businesses in roles spanning sales, marketing and operations. He helped manage and expand two family businesses during the 1980’s before entering the financial markets as a consultant with First Guarantee Mortgage, Provident Funding and International Business Investments. Having built a strong background with small business and finance, Mr. Yi added technology to his resume with UUNET Technologies as a National Account Manager. He helped his client base make strategic business decisions related to IT infrastructure and managed solutions.
As one of the original founders and the Chief Executive Officer at Accelera Solutions, Mr. Yi oversees organizational operations including finance, HR, fulfillment, facilities and legal departments. He’s responsible for corporate accounting, compliance with financial and government regulations, maintaining C level relationships and overseeing an integrated set of processes to optimize the company’s financial reporting and compliance activities.
Joe Brown, President
Mr. Brown is President and co-founder of Accelera Solutions. He is responsible for the structure, strategy and execution of Accelera’s sales and marketing team. Additionally, Brown is the senior technologist and chief architect whereby he contributes his expertise in virtualization technology to continually evaluate new technology partners and manage the company’s position within the virtualization community.
Mr. Brown leveraged his experience at Citrix Systems to build a world class sales and marketing organization which earned Accelera numerous awards and a reputation as the market leader in providing virtualization solutions. Brown brings over a decade of direct, hands-on virtualization experience and has the unique ability to blend technical with business. As a result, he sits on the Dell Enterprise Architecture Council and the Citrix Platinum Advisory Council.
Steve Daly, Executive Vice President of Systems Engineering
Mr. Daly has an extensive background in virtualization technologies and oversees Accelera’s service delivery team. His experience includes technical engineering and management positions with Radian Systems, Sequoia Software and most recently Citrix Systems. Accelera’s engineering efforts range from short term, project based assignments to multi-year IDIQ driven vehicles. Mr. Daly oversees all technical aspects of these efforts. The backbone of Accelera’s reputation is its strong technical acumen. As one of the original founders of the company, Daly built that reputation and continues to lead its advance today with his team of field engineers, project managers and a technical support staff based in Fairfax, VA.
Terrill Andrews, Executive Vice President of Program Management Office
Mr. Andrews is a founding partner of Accelera Solutions. With his background in software engineering Mr. Andrews was responsible for management and delivery of Accelera’s many software development projects. He now provides leadership for project management and process improvement for Accelera’s service delivery business based on his extensive experience with full project lifecycles using standard project management methodologies. His experience also includes project management, business analysis, requirements gathering, application architecture design, system testing and implementation. Mr. Andrews manages many of Accelera’s most complex and demanding service delivery projects.