Samuel Stollar Promoted to Senior Vice President of Intelligence and U.S. Air Force Business Unit

Octo’s former Vice President of Defense and Intelligence advances to senior position, bringing over 12 years of experience serving Defense and Intelligence Communities.


June 2, 2020, Reston, Va. – Octo is pleased to announce the promotion of Samuel (Sam) Stollar to Senior Vice President leading Octo’s Intelligence and U.S. Air Force Business Unit. In this capacity, Stollar is responsible for service delivery and growth within the Intelligence Community and U.S. Air Force and participates in Octo’s corporate strategic planning.

“Sam’s successful history of identifying and implementing mission-specific solutions for Air Force and the Intelligence Community is unparalleled,” said Jay Shah, Octo’s Chief Operating Officer. “His impressive background in DoD and intelligence support has allowed him to fast track into senior positions where he can better serve our customers who require the kind of expertise he provides.”

Stollar previously served as Octo’s Director of Intelligence Operations, advancing to Vice President of Defense and Intelligence before earning his current position. Prior to joining Octo, Stollar was Lead Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton where he managed several projects supporting joint requirements development, modeling, simulation, wargaming, and analysis for Joint Staff, Combatant Command, and Office of the Secretary of Defense customers.

“Octo has a long history supporting the Air Force and the Intelligence Community,” said Stollar. “We provide the highest level of mission-focused service that directly impacts our warfighters and intelligence field experts. In this position, I am pleased to be able to streamline the way we bring Octo’s diverse, cutting edge IT capabilities and emerging technologies to our current and future customers.”

A Certified Project Management Professional and a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC4), Stollar holds an M.S. from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.

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