Mr. Cesar Pie, Continuous Improvement and Optimization Expert of the Year

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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)President and CEO
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)CSIOS Corporation
Websitehttps://www.csioscorp.com/
Company size (employees)50 to 99
Headquarters RegionNorth America

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:

• Mr. Pie's efforts during 2021 have allowed CSIOS to solidify its status as a global trendsetter remaining the only cyber firm provider of full spectrum cyberspace operations (defensive, offensive, and information network operations) and cybersecurity services appraised and certified to operate under Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)® Development (maturity level 3); CMMI® Services (maturity level 3); International Organization for Standardization (ISO)® 9001:2015 (Quality Management System); ISO/IEC® 20000–1: 2011 (Information Technology Service Management System); ISO® 22301: 2019 (Business Continuity Management System); and ISO/IEC® 27001: 2013 (Information Security Management System).
• In pursuit of excellence and higher standards of services to its U.S. Federal customers, Mr. Pie led CSIOS to redefine the boundaries of its defensive cyberspace operations (DCO) services and leverage its double CMMI® maturity models and quadruple ISO® standards to develop a Continuous Improvement and Optimization (CI–O) Management System (MS) for Federal Cybersecurity Service Providers (CSSPs). The first of its kind, CSIOS CIO–MS has been recognized by its customers and multiple national and international cyber awards as "the blueprint for next generation DCO."
• Maintaining double CMMI® maturity models and quadruple ISO® standards provides unparalleled, clear and tangible ‘hard’ evidence of CSIOS ongoing commitment to excellence in meeting all of our customer's expectations, delivering the highest quality services, building customer confidence, and striving to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. The continual acknowledgment and recognition of CSIOS' cyber services by independent certification bodies (e.g., CMMI®, ISO®); the trusted adoption of CSIOS CI-O management system at multiple Federal CSSPs; and the global recognition by national and international cyber award organizations crystalizes Mr. Pie’s position as one of the top continuous improvement and optimization experts around the globe.

Brief Overview

CSIOS Corporation (hereafter “CSIOS”), a Maryland based, Veteran–Owned and Small Disadvantaged Business is pleased to nominate its Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Cesar Pie for the Continuous Improvement and Optimization Expert of the Year award. Mr. Pie is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a renowned expert in the field of Cyberspace Operations. Among others, during 2021, Mr. Pie led CSIOS to accomplish the following achievements:
• Cyber Services Certified Under Quadruple ISO® Standards. CSIOS attained recertification of its cyberspace operations (defensive, offensive, and information network operations) and cybersecurity services under quadruple ISO® standards:
­ ISO® 9001: 2015 (Quality Management System).
­ ISO/IEC® 20000–1: 2011 (Information Technology Service Management System).
­ ISO® 22301: 2019 (Business Continuity Management System).
­ ISO/IEC® 27001: 2013 (Information Security Management System).
• Cyberspace Operations Division Appraised to Operate Under Double Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Process Improvement Models. CSIOS held appraisals for:
­ CMMI® Development V2.0 (Maturity Level 3).
­ CMMI® V2.0 Services (Maturity Level 3).
• Continuous Improvement and Optimization (CI-O) Management System for Federal Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP). U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Service Providers (CSSPs) are responsible for provisioning 24x7x365 cybersecurity services (i.e., identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover) to defend unclassified and classified military and civilian information systems and networks worldwide. CSIOS is leveraged its double CMMI® maturity models and quadruple ISO® standards to develop a CI-O Management System for Federal CSSPs. CSIOS CI-O Management System is currently under implementation at various Federal CSSPs.