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January 20, 2022, virtual Making Sense of CMMC event. Carahsoft and Cyturus brought a panel of seasoned industry veterans and innovators to provide you with proven ways to help your organization be prepared to meet the objectives of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and other requirements as well as provide you with an ongoing model for continual improvement and prioritized risk remediation.


February 1, 2021, virtual KLC Consulting Episode #022 with Poseidon’s CEO, James Quilty. This 18m video features Kyle and Paul talking with our good friend and collaborative partner James Quilty of Poseidon! poseidon-us.com James is a cybersecurity expert and CMMC-AB Registered Practitioner and Provisional Assessor. We discuss how to plan your timeline and certification process for CMMC compliance.

January 21, 2021, virtual CMMC Panel Discussion 2.0, hosted by CFC NVSBC with Poseidon’s CEO, James Quilty as the moderator. Panelist discussion is on CMMC-AB’s (https://lnkd.in/gukyDjt) fine-tuning of their certification program as additional requirements come to fruition from the Department of Defense for organizations within the supply chain.


September 30, 2020, virtual CMMC Panel Discussion 1.0, hosted by Central Florida Chapter (CFC) National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) with Poseidon’s CEO, James Quilty as the moderator. Panelist discuss the latest and greatest CMMC initiatives, requirements, and concerns. Defense Industrial Base Companies Information are being targeted for Federal Contract Information, Controlled Unclassified Information, and Covered Defense Information (includes Controlled Technical Information).

April 22, 2020, St. Petersburg, FL, Poseidon’s CEO, James Quilty is voted User of the Day by BOINC for supporting their the Rosetta@home research project with the use of SofiaITC servers compute power. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, R@H has been used to predict the structure of proteins important to the disease as well as to produce new, stable mini-proteins to be used s potential therapeutics and diagnostics.


February 22, 2020, Washington, DC, Global SOF Foundation (GSF) Imperative Forum convenes with senior U.S. government and military leaders, national security policy professionals, leading academics, and industry executives for an interactive discussion about the unconventional threats facing SOF and how the U.S. military and government should respond. Event Notes via James Quilty



December 12, 2019, Tampa, FL, Central Florida National Veterans Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) James Quilty, President, spoke at the City Council of Tampa.


December 10, 2019, Tampa, FL, Joint Holiday Party with Global SOF Foundation, Woman in Defense (WID), AFCEA, National Defense Industry Association (NDIA), National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), and Florida Defense Contractors Association (FDCA). Event photo of Rick Lamb (US. Army, CSM Ret.) and James Quilty (President, CFC NVSBC and CEO, SofiaITC).


November 19, 2019, Tampa, FL, Central Florida National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) Chapter Networking Event at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on West Shore Blvd from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.


October 10, 2019, Tampa, FL, Central Florida National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) Chapter evening of Networking and special guest appearance from U.S. Representative Ross Spano (FL), Congressman for Florida’s 15th Congressional District.


September 19, 2019, Clearwater, FL, Pinellas County Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC), and National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) breakfast meeting and networking from 7:30am to 9:30am.


July 23, 2019, On the Other Side with special host Jeffrey Lodick; interviews James Quilty, CEO of SofiaITC.


June 19, 2019, Tampa, FL, AFCEA Luncheon at the Surf’s Edge Club (MacDill AFB) with guest speaker COL Jack Sander; currently the USCYBERCOM LNO to USCENTCOM and transitioning to Commanding Officer at DISA CENT.


June 17, 2019, Tampa, FL, Central Florida National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) Chapter Networking Event at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on West Shore Blvd from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.


May 25, 2019, TBAE Network ‘VETERAN STRONG’ pilot show with special host Brigadier General Lee Gray, US Army (Retired); interviews James Quilty, CEO of SofiaITC. VETERAN STRONG is a first of its kind community service and educational broadcast celebrating Veterans.


May 20 – 23, 2019, Tampa, FL,Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) by Nation Defense Industry Association (NDIA) at the Tampa Convention Center.


April 16, 2019, Tampa, FL, Angelbeat Technology Seminar on Cloud/Security/AI/Data; The presentations are for technology professionals who work in Security, Storage, Infrastructure, AI/ML, DevOps, Applications/Programming, Data Governance/Analytics, Databases and Digital Transformation.


April 11, 2019, Tampa, FL, National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) Presents Kenneth Myers, Senior Vice President for Defense and Security, of National Security Solutions at PAE as our guest speaker! So come join us at The Centre Club in Tampa @ 5:30pm.


March 27 – 28, 2019, Tampa, FL, Florida GovCon NextGen Summit; The premier Tampa Bay Defense Week Event featuring agency speakers, matchmaking, and solution Sessions with SOCOM, NAWCTSD, NASA-KSC, GSA, SOFWerx, NSXTL, TRex, Solvability, SOFTA, Freedom Information Systems, VISTRA Communications, Winquest Cyber, The Undercroft, Bass Berry Sims, Cordia Partners, TeamingPro and many more.


March 19, 2019, Orlando, FL, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) by Knowledgehut; two-day Certified ScrumMaster training is delivered by Scrum Alliance Certified Trainers (CSTs).


March 14, 2019, Federal R&D Grants and Contracts by Eagle Point Funding; discussion on how to earn federal grants for your R&D research.


March 14, 2019, Microsoft Azure DevOps in a Day; DevOps is a practice that enables cross-disciplined teams to work together to deliver solutions to customers, faster.


March 8, 2019, OWASP Tampa Chapter Q1 Lunch ‘n Learn 2019; SPEAKER: Trace Hollifield from MicroFocus.


March 3, 2019, 4 Keys to Predictably Attract High Paying Clients (Online FREE Event); How to consistently attract and enroll your dream clients so you can focus on serving them at the highest level


February 23, 2019, Tampa, FL, Dynamics 365 Saturday Tampa Organizer; helping organizations overcome the challenges of implementing a successful digital transformation strategy with Microsoft Dynamics 365.


February 20, 2019, Tampa, FL, Dynamics Talks – Building an Algorithmic Price Management System using ML; If you are interested in Artificial Intelligence, then you will enjoy this event, which will have technical talks, free food and drinks, and networking opportunities.


February 12, 2019, Tampa, FL, Enterprise IoT: Beyond the Proof of Concept; In this workshop, we will educate you on the potential pitfalls of an Enterprise IoT project and how to avoid them in going beyond the proof of concept with their IoT project.


February 8, 2019, Tampa, FL, Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) – Veteran Strong TV Series; James Quilty (SofiaITC) interviewed by BG, Ret. Lee Gray.


February 4 – 8, 2019, Tampa, FL, Tampa Bay Startup Week, a five-day celebration with over 100 events led by entrepreneurs, and hosted in Tampa Bay’s hottest entrepreneurial spaces.


December 27, 2018, Tampa, FL, On the Other Side: Leadership After Transition; James Quilty (SofiaITC) interviewed by CSM, Ret. Jeffrey Lodick.


November 9, 2018, MacDill AFB, FL, 14th Special Operations Forces Run to Busch Gardens by Operation One Voice.


October 11, 2018, Tampa, FL, Tampa Bay Lightning Event by Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and Sofia Information Technology Consulting (SofiaITC)


September 7 – 9, 2018, Destin, FL, 8th Warrior Weekend by Operation One Voice “Quietly Supporting the Quiet Professional”.


May 21 – 24, 2018, Tampa, FL, Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) by Nation Defense Industry Association (NDIA).




May 31 – June 1, 2017, Ottawa, ON CANSEC 2017: Canada’s Global Defence & Security Trade Show by Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI)


May 15 – 18, 2017, Tampa, FL Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) by NDIA


May 11, 2017, Tampa, FL Talent Acquisition Challenges by TBTLA


October 22, 2016, Tampa, FL GETSMART Fall 2016 by TBTLA