Michael Popovich – CEO
Mike Popovich is the Chief Executive Officer for STC. Mike has been listed in Who’s Who Worldwide, Platinum edition, received numerous awards, authored over 120 articles and papers, and is a regular invited guest speaker at national conferences. He founded Scientific Technologies Corporation in 1988.
Mike has excelled in the management and implementation of information technology solutions to address challenges in public health, environmental health, and planning since 1973. He has designed and applied methodologies to develop information technology strategic plans as well as to analyze existing information systems. Mike has led and managed efforts in applied public health technology for both domestic and international projects, with the primary objectives to implement solutions to improve public health’s ability to capture and use information for decision making, assessments, and program goals.
In addition to immunization and disease surveillance systems, projects include health informatics applications for communicable and chronic disease, environmental health, and women’s and children’s health. He has become recognized as one of the nation’s leading specialists in the design, building, and implementation of public health information systems.
Mike received his MS in Systems Engineering and BS in Engineering Mathematics from the University of Arizona.
Todd Watkins – President
Todd Watkins, STC President and co-owner of STC, has an extensive background in systems engineering, business development, and operational execution including work on large-scale project management, solution design, new market development, strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions. His hands-on efforts and expertise include strategic planning and consulting for state and local public sector clients in the areas of immunization registries, disease surveillance (NEDSS), Vaccines for Children (VFC), vital records, and program area case management. He has served as the company’s COO and CFO at various stages throughout his STC career. Todd has been and continues to be involved in large-scale public and private sector solution designs and implementations in the health care sector.
Todd served as a member of the Technical Task Group for Arizona’s Health-e Connection sponsored by then-Governor Janet Napolitano. He is a member of the New Mexico Immunization Coalition, the New Mexico Medical Society Immunization Practices Advisory Council, and serves as a Board Member for the Public Health Data Standards Consortium and Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless. Todd has been a guest lecturer for the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin Health Sciences Center, and the New Mexico State University Industrial Engineering School where he received his BS in Industrial Engineering.
Dick Camuso is a seasoned financial executive with many years of experience in technology products and services and has worked for customer-oriented companies ranging in size from international Fortune 100 to early-stage development. Dick has led major efforts as a CFO, interim financial executive, and consultant. His responsibilities have included restructuring companies, arranging for financing, and developing strategic business plans.
Dick has served as interim CFO at SecureInfo, a $12 million professional services and software company; CFO at Greenwich Technology Partners, a $25 million IT professional services company; CFO and Executive Vice President of Braxtel Communications, a $5 million early stage international services company providing CRM solutions; and Norstan Communications, a $200 million telecommunications company. In each of these positions, Dick was deeply involved in restructuring operations, the strategic realignment of products and services, and raising capital. Dick was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the Computer Science Corporation (CSC) $100 million systems integration business unit in Brussels, Belgium, where he repositioned the company’s strategy and implemented an operational plan to return it to sustained profitability. Dick also spent 20 years in the computer industry with IBM and Data General, where he held executive line and staff positions in finance and worldwide customer service operations.
Dick received an A.B. Degree in Economics from Georgetown University, and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University.