AIS and our flagship product CORE were born out of our own real-world need to rapidly re-establish critical business communications in the aftermath of a hurricane which crippled local infrastructure. With a deep understanding of communications technology, extensive operational experience, and a passionate commitment to supporting our customers, AIS is able to deliver best-in-class interoperable solutions.


AIS’s CORE team determines customer’s current capabilities, existing needs, and future system enhancements.

AIS designs and engineers customer solution using CORE elements, based upon needs assessment.

AIS deploys and integrates the CORE solution into customer’s existing infrastructure.

AIS trains customer’s administration and staff in CORE’s setup, deployment, operation, and maintenance.

AIS ensures customer success through ongoing, long-term training, maintenance, updates, and support of the CORE solution.


Lt. General Paul Blackwell Sr.
Lt. General Paul Blackwell Sr.Chief Executive Officer
General Blackwell is a decorated combat veteran with 31 years of service in the United States Army. Blackwell has held a wide range of command and staff positions including Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Planning and Commanding General, 24th Infantry Division. Blackwell was Vice President of Raytheon Corp. for 12 years and served as primary interface with U.S. Army CECOM and Special Operations Command. Blackwell brings unparalleled leadership, vision, and operational experience to AIS.
Mike Corwin
Mike CorwinChief Operations Officer
Major Mike Corwin (retired) is a decorated police officer with more than 30 years of service in the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. Corwin was a policy advisor to the Director of the FBI and an expert consultant in critical incident communication to the Department of Homeland Security. Corwin brings considerable experience with interoperable communications systems in real-world emergency response environments to AIS.
Daniel Johanning
Daniel JohanningChief Science Officer
Daniel Johanning is a telecommunications executive who brings more than three decades of experience to AIS. Johanning served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps as a Combat Telecommunications Specialist. Johanning’s private sector career has focused on wireless/VOIP with the past 15 years spent as an industry expert specializing in communications solutions for government, disaster response, and wireless global communications.
Shehryar Wahid
Shehryar WahidChief Technical Officer
Shehryar Wahid has more than twenty- five years of experience in technology, finance, project management and telecommunications. Wahid’s career began at Ernst & Young conducting electronic audits of banks and financial institutions and conducting Y2K-related work. Since 2000, Wahid has worked in the communications sector engineering a number of VOIP and mobile solutions for remote, international, and emergency communications.

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