Daybreak’s sole mission is to support the agencies that are safeguarding our nation’s security, safety and health, by bringing dedicated, highly experienced experts in data analytics, artificial intelligence and other advanced information technology, and intelligence analysis. Our team brings experience in national security federal agencies and their operating environments together with leading-edge technologies and techniques. We attract the best employees, create the best place for them to work, empower and engage them to succeed, and share their passion for the customer’s mission.
Daybreak is a fast moving team of data analytics and computer science experts on a mission to bring specialty data analysis applications to environmental, public safety, and national security challenges. Our products are used by Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and emergency first responders to make better decisions faster.
The tools of our trade are typically statistical learning methods, geospatial data modeling and GIS, and interactive data visualization on the web leveraging open source software throughout our process.
Groups And Affiliations
We maintain active memberships and leadership roles in organizations that shape the future of our industry.
Steve Cooper serves as a board advisor to Daybreak as well as a founding partner in Strativest, a firm focused on identifying emerging technologies applicable to homeland security, emergency response, and preparedness. Mr Cooper was appointed in 2003 to serve as the first CIO of the Department of Homeland Security, followed by CIO appointments at the Federal Aviation Administration, the US Department of Commerce, and the American Red Cross.
Barbara Ryan serves as board advisor to Daybreak as well as the Ecological Sequestration Trust, the International Centre for Earth Simulation, the ISRSE, the Jane Goodall Institute, and the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC). Ms Ryan spent a career in public service at the US Geological Survey, the Nation's largest natural resource and civilian mapping agency. As Associate Director of Geography at USGS, Ms Ryan was responsible for making the global Landsat satellite imagery program and millions of satellite images available to the public, spurring an entire industry of public and commercial imagery analysis and providing a global perspective to policy making. Her work addresses critical isuses in agriculture, climate change, disaster planning, energy, health, and water resources.
Tom Vetranoserves as a board advisor to Daybreak as well as the Executive Advisory Council of New Mountain Capital, the Board of Directors of GEE Group, SmarterSorting, and Locus Fermentation Solutions. Mr Vetrano was Principal, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary at ENVIRON, presiding over a 20 year growth period and successful sale to Ramboll in 2014. Mr Vetrano then served as President and Managing Director of Ramboll Environment and Health until 2019.