|Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts||1996|
Justin is responsible for developing the icix presence in public sector markets. This includes offering the icix platform to Federal and state regulatory agencies for use in carrying out their missions, and to military and civilian acquisition organizations.
Areas of emphasis include food safety and security, including school nutrition, consumer products, including toys, and pharmaceuticals, customs and trade, and security and defense agencies. Justin also manages icix alliance relationships with large management consulting firms, systems integrators, and smaller specialty firms.
Justin has 16 years of experience in the public and regulatory affairs arenas with a focus on the homeland security, supply chain, and transportation sectors. This experience includes developing and executing multi-stakeholder public/private initiatives to innovate, tap growth markets, and satisfy emerging requirements, which are directly applicable to his role at icix.
Justin was the third employee and a founding member of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in November 2001. He later served as an Assistant TSA Administrator, managing more than 150 employees and 400 contractors, an annual budget of $150 million, and more than a dozen programs covering more than 5 million transportation workers and travelers.
Since leaving government, Justin has served as a Corporate Vice President of L-1 Identity Solutions, a $1B+ public company, where he was responsible for Federal government strategy and new market development. Justin also co-founded and helped run a boutique financial advisory firm, and incubated two aviation startups.
Justin is a Truman National Security Project Fellow and is in the Emerging Leaders Program of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He was also a candidate for Illinois State Treasurer in 2010. Justin is an avid reader, including four print newspapers each day, runner, tennis player, and golfer.
Oberman holds a B.A. with High Honors in Government, from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., where he played on the tennis team.