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Business Development

Herndon, VA
July 31, 2020

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Sara V. Johnson

Contact: 910-***-****


A Strategist who believes in the power of great ideas to change the world. Startup founder with twenty years of experience in business and technology consulting, and as a social entrepreneur in healthcare, smart cities/ energy, and policy. Experience in business development, sales, and delivering solutions through alliance building, direct client services, and strategic partnering, product strategy and innovation, and proposal writing. Experience

Founder at focus mobility, LLC. 2015 - Present

Focus Mobility is an award-winning mobile innovation company providing the entire suite of Microsoft Cloud Business applications and IBM Business Partner in Watson and cloud solutions. The company specializes in product innovation in Clean Tech and Health IT. Offerings include: Enterprise Mobile Strategy, Journey to the Cloud (Cloud Modernization), Analytics, and enhanced User Experience – UX design to improve collaboration and efficiencies in business processes, customer access, engagement, and delivery. Won the FedHealth IT Challenge 2016 for mobile health prototype design concept tailored to serve Defense Health agencies.

Certifications: Cloud Analytics Academy Executive Fast Track – Snowflake, IBM Business Partner Journey to the Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Watson Open Scale, RPA, and Blockchain. Graduate Leadership and Interdisciplinary Student-Georgetown McDonough School Leadership Studies: 2011 - 2015

Social Entrepreneur 2008 - 2011

Founder of an innovative health NPO,obtained 501c3 status and developed a strategic plan, recruited and assembled a well-qualified Board of Directors and Advisors. Worked with national NPO in co-developing programming for student programs. Led focusing and arts based experiential and awareness sessions for college student mental health fairs. Co-Auxiliary Director for The Telling Project at the Veterans Arts Awareness Week, a Narrative Drama Production in collaboration with numerous NPO, Healthcare, and Higher Ed/ and Arts Advocacy Groups at Library of Congress.

Account Executive at Astadia June 2010 - January 2011 Participated in New Hire Bootcamp Sales Training in San Francisco, CA. Joint training and pursuit collaboration sessions with leading ecosystem cloud vendors. Unissant, Contract Business Development July 2009 - September 2009 Researched the Health IT marketplace and built a strategic approach to capture Recovery Act money for EHR modernization and provided introductions to EAGLE II teaming partners Developed strategic partners, pursuit teams, and outlined Business development approach to HHS. Coordinated BI strategy event with large SI to the US Army. Idea Integration, Business Development Manager November 2006 - December 2007 Alliance Consulting, Account Manager June 2003 - December 2004 Hitachi Consulting, Director, Business Development June 1999 - January 2002 Duratek, Sr. Account Executive 1996 - 1999


Georgetown University

Graduate Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies, 2011 - 2015 Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Executive Leadership, 2008 - 2008 Lesley University

Graduate Certificate, Expressive Therapies, 2011 - 2012 Johns Hopkins University, SAIS

Graduate Writing Coursework, 2005-2006

Roanoke College

Bachelor of Arts, 1990 - 1994

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