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Fuse Hires Former DoD Acquisition Program Management Expert to Round Out Stellar PM Team

Fuse is delighted to announce that we’ve hired defense program management veteran Amy Ruzauskas as Program Manager for our CORE® family of virtualized network systems. Supporting Fuse’s transition to fleet deployments for our software, hardware and integrated systems, strong program managers are increasingly essential for overseeing our three product lines. Ruzauskas, who joins Fuse from her role as Assistant Program Manager at the U.S. Army, rounds out our expert program management team. 

“Fuse’s continued growth and integrated product initiatives are driving a need for broader programmatic oversight and development,” said Dennis Wojcik, Director of Programs. “Our program managers are critical to our success, and we are delighted that Amy is joining the team.”

Our PMs help ensure timely and innovative product development and maintenance across multiple customers and product lines in service of our mission to provide critical solutions for the warfighter. Combining engineering expertise with program management skills, each PM has deep experience across the military and with industry primes.

  • Amy Ruzauskas | CORE Program Manager. Amy brings more than 20 years of defense acquisition program management experience to her new role. She has expertise with both commercial and military satellite communications. She holds a PMP certification and earned a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, an M.S. in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University and a certificate in Space Systems from Naval Postgraduate School. 
  • Samantha Lei | T3 Program Manager. Samantha joined Fuse in 2022 to manage the company’s Tactical Technologies Toolset (T3) remote network and system monitoring and management product. She places a heavy emphasis on systems engineering as well as systems integration and testing. Before joining Fuse, she worked in senior systems engineering roles for nearly 20 years. Samantha holds a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Maryland.
  • Santosh Philip | Integrated Systems Program Manager. Santosh has been at Fuse for nearly five years and is skilled at understanding and refining software processes, including the critical steps of defining and establishing system and software requirements to meet customer needs. He leads key product development areas including the joint TENTaCLE architecture and our DARE airborne networking gateway. Harnessing more than 20 years experience in senior engineering roles, he is accomplished in managing multiple cross functional development programs and in directing the design and architecture of engineering software applications. Santosh earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

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