Janel Brown is the Director of Special Operations and International Solutions for Radiant Solutions, a geospatial intelligence company specializing in providing predictive analytics, data enrichment, and geospatial big data powered by the highest resolution commercial imagery satellites available in the world. Janel leads Radiant Solutions' special operations and international business practice for all international, combatant command, and special operations customers.
Ms. Brown's professional experience has centered on defense and government program management and business development. Prior to joining Radiant Solutions' legacy company, DigitalGlobe, Janel served as the Vice President of Business Development of ReMilNet, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in areas of organizational improvement and technology management. Janel has supported a wide array of programs, ranging from business process improvement initiatives to sophisticated systems engineering projects, managing customer projects for U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and Space and Naval Systems Command (SPAWAR).
Ms. Brown began her career as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, serving afloat in USS HARPERS FERRY (LSD 49) and USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) and ashore at U.S. Pacific Fleet and Joint Task Force 519, before transferring to a Reserve Officer status. In her Reserve career, she continued her support to the nation, retiring in December 2018. Ms. Brown's reserve tours include U.S. Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC), USSOCOM, and U.S. Naval Academy.
Ms. Brown earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1997, Masters of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2003 and served as a Pacific Century Fellow in 2003. Ms. Brown won the 2014 Tampa Bay Business Journal Business Woman of the Year-Business Services award and was also selected as the Judges Choice award winner. She is the Immediate Past President of Women In Defense Greater Tampa Bay Chapter, board member on Senator Marco Rubio's Service Academy Nominations Committee, and a board member of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association of Tampa Bay.