Our Leadership

Leadership Bios

Ram Gupta

Mr. Ram N. Gupta, President/CEO

Ram N. Gupta is the President and CEO of Future Technologies, Inc. (FTI). He founded FTI in 1992. As President and CEO of FTI he has managed the company’s growth from a start-up firm of one employee to one with approximately 180 employees and annual revenues of about $18 million. Mr. Gupta has a M.S. in Business from Kurukshetra University, an MBA from George Mason University.

Tim Graham

Tim Graham, Vice President

Timothy L. “Tim” Graham, Vice President for Future Technologies, Inc. (FTI), has over 25 years of military and senior technical management experience and is responsible for information technology and engineering pursuits of FTI, and oversees the company’s Program Management Office. As Vice President, he is leading FTI’s efforts to realize Software Engineering Institute – Capability Maturity Model Integrated (SEI-CMMI) level III. Tim has a BS/MS in Mathematics.

John Stalnaker

John Stalnaker, Vice President, Naval Operations

John Stalnaker, Vice President for Future Technologies, Inc. (FTI), is a career Naval Officer with over 20 years of military service and 15 years of senior technical management experience in the defense industry.  John is responsible for business and engineering pursuits of FTI in our Naval Sector. John graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1978 and obtained a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Navy Postgraduate School in 1984.

Ron Pieper

Ron Pieper, Vice President, Intelligence and Security Services

Ron Pieper is responsible for developing and delivering intelligence and security services for FTI’s customers.  Ron manages the associated marketing/business development operations and program operations.  His career history includes 24 years in the Navy (retired intelligence officer), assignment with the Defense Intelligence Agency that also included a deployment to Afghanistan, and Business Development Director positions with major US Government contractors.  Ron holds an M.S. in Organizational Leadership.

Jay Kasi

Jay Kasi, Controller & Director of Operations

Jay manages the day-to-day accounting and financial operations. He is responsible for the executive management of the company’s contracts and Human resources Department. He joined FTI in July 1997. Prior to joining FTI from 1988 he worked as Cost Analysis Manager for EER Systems, which was bought by L3/GSI and was responsible for the proposal preparation and interaction with DCAA. He worked as Division Controller for Systematic Development Corporation from 1985 – 1988 responsible for contract management and program control. He holds a Graduate Degree in Finance from Mary Mount University, Arlington, VA and a Graduate Degree in Economics from Madras University in India.