AMERICAN SYSTEMS Taps Peter Pflugrath as Vice President of Custom Business Applications

AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a government IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S., today announced the appointment of Peter Pflugrath as vice president of Custom Business Applications (CBA). In this role, Pflugrath will oversee the CBA directorate’s work developing unique IT and systems integration solutions for government customers.

“Peter’s extensive experience developing and implementing IT solutions in the federal space will prove invaluable for government customers that look to us for customized case and records management, enterprise data solutions, data analytics, and Web portals,” said William C. Hoover, president and CEO, AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “With his leadership, business development and technical skills, I am confident that Peter will position the CBA directorate as a recognized custom applications leader in the federal marketplace.”

Pflugrath has more than 20 years of experience solving technical intelligence community challenges in large-scale data mining, advanced geospatial intelligence exploitation and net-centric data sharing. Prior to joining AMERICAN SYSTEMS, he held leadership positions at TASC, Stanley Associates and PRC, where he provided software and systems integration solutions to DoD and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) customers. In his most recent role as vice president of BBN Technologies, Pflugrath led initiatives in the areas of artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, virtual technologies, human cognition and distributed computing for the DoD and intelligence markets.

Pflugrath holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the College of William and Mary and a master’s in software engineering from George Mason University. He is based out of AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ Chantilly office.