Charles Watson

Charles Watson, EdD.

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is a MITRE systems engineering group leader specializing in the development, deployment and operation of complex systems supporting federal law enforcement agencies, the VA, HHS, DHS and national/international organizations. His accomplishments include developing and successfully implementing innovative solutions to resolve complex systems challenges and successfully implementing records management, ERP, knowledge management and learning systems across private and public sectors. He began his career as a deputy sheriff in Lyon County, Kansas; Shawnee County, Kansas; and Prince George’s County, Maryland. His law enforcement career included investigating insurance fraud and was a licensed insurance agent specializing in health care, life and casualty insurance programs. In his second career, Charles worked in commercial and defense nuclear venues as nuclear instrumentation specialist developing alpha, beta, gamma, and neutron detection systems, radio-assay laboratory systems, radiological safety for the Department of Energy’s super conducting super collider and as the liaison to Defense Nuclear Safety Board for the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Environmental Management. Dr. Watson has taught organizational theory at the University of Maryland University College Graduate School, Adelphi, Maryland. He also mentors doctoral candidates at The George Washington University and corporate employees. Charles Watson received his doctorate from The George Washington University, School of Human and Organizational Studies. He received his Master of Science degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland University College Graduate School and his Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Washington Adventist University. Presently he is the deputy chair of Fairfax County Virginia’s Industrial Development Authority and a licensed amateur radio operator.