Derek Rector

Diamax Corporation
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Suite 350
Vienna, VA 22182
Derek Rector

Derek is the President of Diamax, a Washington DC based interactive agency that combines creative and technical expertise to produce bold digital solutions for clients in the fields of science, engineering, health, and international development. His digital productions range from enterprise class websites to managed social media initiatives. A new media expert and technologist with more than 14 years of Internet and information systems experience, Derek co-founded Diamax in 1998 and has since designed or produced more than 200 web applications for organizations such as the World Bank, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Sciences, the InterAcademy Council, West Point, and the United Nations. As an Internet strategist, he has advised senior leadership in the corporate, academic, non-profit, development, and defense sectors. Prior to co-founding Diamax, Derek contracted as a computer systems analyst, business analyst, and technology manager for Lockheed Martin and the World Bank. He was responsible for assignments involving manufacturing plant closures, global connectivity for mobile staff, executive information access, knowledge management, and business process automation. Derek recently established Context Digital, a Virginia based software company that offers private social networking and multi-channel content management products for industry associations and non-profits. He holds a BSc in agriculture with a major in environmental biology from McGill University, and was class valedictorian. As both an interactive producer and software executive Derek focuses on innovation in digital media as a means to accelerate action on important ideas.

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