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Rusty Topping is the General Manager of Celestech.


Mr. Topping currently directs Celestechís on-going operations.He also supervises Celestechís R&D in the areas of high performance algorithm development and communications applications.


Mr. Topping has experience as the Vice President of Essex Corporationís Scientific Systems Group, the President of Computer Science Innovations, a Melbourne, Florida-based provider of Artificial Intelligence applications to DoD Agencies, as well as experience as a development manager on Motorola Satellite Communications Groupís Iridium project.


Mr. Topping holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science from Florida Tech.


Monte Hancock is Celestechís Chief Scientist.In this role, Mr. Hancock designs mathematical and scientific algorithms in support of Celestechís current and future technology programs.


Mr. Hancock previously served as a Technical Fellow, and Chief Cognitive Research Scientist at Northrop-Grumman Corporation.There he led the Scientific Team for the Advanced Analysis Directorate, developing algorithms for automated cognition support and machine intelligence.


Mr. Hancock serves on the faculty of Webster University where he directs the Masters of Computer Science degree program for the Space Coast region.He also teaches in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rollins, where he was the 1999 Recipient of the Christa Mcauliffe Teaching Award


Mr. Hancock has served on various national review committees (National Science Foundation, Missile Defense Agency, etc.); Program Committees for international conferences sponsored by ACM, HFES, and Worldcomp; and advisory boards for Florida Institute of Technology, Brevard College and others.


Mr. Hancock is the author of numerous conference papers, book chapters, and co-author of the book Data Mining Explained (Digital Press, 2001), which is used in colleges and universities around the world (and is recommended reading in MITís Sloan School of Business courseware on Data Mining).


Mr. Hancock holds Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from Rice University, and a Master of Science in Mathematics from Syracuse University.


Bomber Bishop is Celestechís Principal System Architect.


Mr. Bishop currently leads architecture evolution, system engineering, and intellectual property strategy efforts serving Celestech's wireless communications systems customers.


Mr. Bishop has experience as a system architect, system engineer, software architect, and software engineer on satellite, high-altitude, and terrestrial wireless telecom infrastructure projects for Technology Service Corporation, Sonim Technologies, Opuswave Networks, Motorola, and Bell-Northern Research, and was co-founder and CTO of email security startup ArmorPost.Mr. Bishop has also served as a technical consultant to confidential clients on patent applications, prosecutions, and infringement defenses, and is a named inventor on 19 issued US patents.


Mr. Bishop holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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