FlightSafety International Announces New CIO and Deputy CIO

FlightSafety International announces that Ted Bowlds has been named Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Joe Warakomski has been promoted to Deputy CIO.
Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President and CEO said of Bowlds: “His extensive experience in IT and outstanding leadership abilities will help to ensure this critically important function performs at the highest level.”
He added: “Congratulations to Joe on his promotion to Deputy CIO. His contributions to the development and support of our IT systems, and efforts to design and deploy innovative programs and applications that enhance the services our customers receive, are most appreciated.”
Bowlds over 30 years of experience leading strategy, planning, administration and organizational development for commercial and military organizations. Prior to joining FlightSafety, he worked as a consultant to the aerospace industry. His mandates have included strategic planning, working as a subject matter expert for major program proposals, and performing business case analyses on critical software capabilities. He served in the United States Air Force for over 30 years and retired as a Lieutenant General.
Warakomski joined FlightSafety in 2005 as Business Systems Security Manager. He was promoted to Director, Information Security in 2008. Joe became Managing Director, Business Systems in 2012 and has led FlightSafety’s technology and digital strategy as Executive Director of Information Technology since 2014. Prior to joining FlightSafety he was Co-founder and President of yNetworks, a professional service organization providing enterprise information security services.
Additionally, Bryan King has been promoted to Manager of the HondaJet Learning Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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