Dawn Ainger

Dawn Ainger, Chairman and CEO of Genova Technologies

With nearly two decades of software engineering and Information Technology (IT) consulting experience, Dawn Ainger leads Genova Technologies as its Chairman and CEO. Under Ms. Ainger’s guidance, Genova Technologies has become a leading provider of custom software development and project engineering for Federal government agencies, healthcare entities, and Fortune 500 companies.

Ms. Ainger holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science from the University of Iowa and graduated with Highest Distinction. It is with this foundation of excellence that she has built a reputation in the IT industry as a strong leader, directing Genova to employ award-winning requirements gathering and analysis to ensure a deep understanding of clients’ needs and business goals.

A trusted IT expert, Ainger has given numerous presentations for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Project Management Institute (PMI), and has appeared at numerous industry conferences. Ms. Ainger has been the recipient of numerous industry awards. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA), IowAccess Advisory Council, Iowa Information Technology Council, Technology Association of Iowa Board, eHealth Advisory Council, the Iowa Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of Women in Defense (WID) and The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA). 

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