Wicomico Church – Northumberland, Virginia, and Richmond, Virginia - USA
Arpad is a highly skilled business executive in electrical engineering. He managed and delivered exceptional results in performance, profits, and efficiencies in the USA and globally. For four decades, he held positions of Chairman, CEO, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Scientist, System Solutions Architect, and Business Development Executive in Fortune-100 [Nortel, Philips, Kodak, Circuit City], and mid- to small technology firms [GTSI, Alacera International, Powerwave, COMINT]. He also served as a civilian executive advisor at the Pentagon within the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Information Technology Agency (ITA) Office of the CTO.
Arpad is a skilled start-up business planner, value-driven innovator, and results-oriented executive ensuring that vision and strategy are aligned to customer needs and he delivered on realistic business and technical goals. He is a globally recognized expert in the fields of homeland/physical security protection and information technology; safe and smart cities; wired and wireless communications; digital image and video. Arpad co-founded three high-technology start-up firms. His customers were in the global market of government and commercial sectors. Besides the U.S., he worked and led international efforts in Canada, the Netherlands, Austria, Middle East and North Africa.
He concluded his PhD studies (without degree) and holds an MSEE in telecommunications, both from the University of Toronto, Canada. He earned Master of Education plus Management degree from the Technical University of Budapest. He also earned Electrical Engineering degree (summa cum laude) in Telecommunications from the same university. Arpad completed general management program at Harvard University (sponsored by Kodak) and Chief Security Officers (CSO) management program at the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania (sponsored by GTSI).
Arpad is married to Agnes Toth for 50 years. Both are natives of Hungary and live in North America since 1974. Their son is Dr. Christopher Toth, medical doctor specializing in orthopedic and podiatric surgery. Chris and his family live in Maine. He is married to Jessica S. Toth HR Executive and have two children Isabel (19) studying at the University of Toronto, and Laszlo (17) at high school in Kennebunk, Maine. Arpad is an avid gardener, enjoys family time and traveling globally with family and friends.