Dendy Young

Managing Partner, McLean Capital, LLC

Dendy Young is the Managing Partner of McLean Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, based in McLean, VA, which focuses on investments in government information technologyas well asother angel investments,Mr. Young is an award-winning executive with more than 30 years experience in the IT industry. From January 1996 to 2006, Mr. Young was CEO of GTSI Corp. (NASDAQ: GTSI), an enterprise services and solutions provider. Prior to his tenure with GTSI, Mr. Young served as Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Microsystems, Inc., the second of two privately held,Federally-focus IT companies he founded, and Falcon Systems, Inc. Falcon Systems was sold to Oracle Corp in 1981 andFalcon Microsystems was sold to GTSI in 1994. Mr. Young serves on the Executive Committee of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), where he holds the position of Chairman of the NVTC TechPAC (Political Action Committee), and on the Boards of the AFCEA Educational Foundation and the Washington Airports Task Force.  He is Chairman of the Board of NavantiGroup, LLC, which specializes in risk assessment and the use of social media in countering violent extremism, and Qlarion, Inc., which provides expertise in business intelligence.In addition, Mr. Young is Lead Outside Director of Obsidian Research, a Canadian company thatprovides long distance, high-bandwidth data transmission products, and is on the boards of Omnilink Systems, Inc. a location-based-services company, Optoro, Inc. a company that recycles returned merchandise, and Internet Broadcasting Corporation.Mr. Young is Chairman and co-founder of Personalized Cancer Therapy, Inc. (Perthera).He holds a Lifetime Achievement Award from VARBusiness magazine and a Federal CIO Council’s Azimuth award, which is bestowed upon one industry leader each year.  He is a three-time “Fed 100,” winner, chosen by his peers for outstanding contributions to government and industry, and an Eagle Industry Award winner.  In addition, he received the President’s Award for his efforts in expandingcommunications between government and industry from the Federation of Government Information Processing Council (FGIPC). Mr. Young holds a S.B. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.. 

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