Gnostech was featured in the September 2017 issue of the Maritime Reporter and Engineering News, focusing on maritime port and ship security. Our article analyzed the draft cyber guidelines the United States Coast Guard (USCG) released this summer pertaining to maritime facilities. Click here to read the article.
WARMINSTER, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–James Espino, the current President of Gnostech, acquired the controlling ownership of the company from Braxton Science & Technology Group (BSTG) on May 19, 2017. Prior to joining the company, Espino served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard for over 20 years. He has extensive experience with C4ISR projects and logistics planning around disaster preparedness.
As the President and controlling owner of Gnostech, Mr. Espino is looking forward to leading the company into the future. “This is an exciting time for Gnostech. We can pursue new and emerging government contracting opportunities that leverage our diverse range of capabilities,” he said. “In the end, we will continue to provide the quality, technology-driven solutions and services to support the warfighter – something we’ve done very well the last 36 years.”
Originally a GPS applied engineering company, Gnostech’s expertise has grown to include cybersecurity, software development and systems engineering within the C4ISR domain. Today, it has over 70 employees, and serves its customers in the metro Philadelphia area, Washington D.C. area, Colorado Springs, CO, and San Diego, CA. Mr. Espino’s acquisition of Gnostech classifies the company as a small business based on applicable Small Business Administration (SBA) size standards including the North American Industry Classification (NAICS) Code for Engineering Services (541330). In addition, Espino’s ownership allows the company to be designated as a SDVOSB.
Gnostech’s President, James Espino, was interviewed for the Maritime Reporter & Engineering News’ May 2017 cybersecurity edition. He was one of cyber security “thought leaders” who gave their perspectives on this important issue facing the maritime industry.
Marine Technology TV interviews James Espino, president of Gnostech, at Oceanology International North America (OINA) in San Diego, CA. OINA’s world-class exhibition and conference, held in February, helped organizations reach buyers from key market regions and sectors worldwide and helped them improve their strategies for measuring, developing, protecting and operating in the world’s oceans.