Executive Profiles

Mr. John “JR” Hatten is the founder and President of Tamarack Technologies.  He currently serves as a consultant to the US Navy as the Physical Security (PS) and Access Control (AC) Technology Insertion Team Lead for the Commander, United States Navy Installations Command (CNIC).   In this position, Mr. Hatten is directly responsible for identification and recommended procurement of new and innovative technologies which will provide maximum PS protection to U.S. Navy installations and personnel around the world.     "JR" has also completed Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training and utilizes the Lean Six Sigma skills to help reduce security – related labor costs through process improvement and the insertion of technology in surveillance and access control. 

A 1982 graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering,   Commander (CDR) Hatten retired in 2002 as a combat-experienced naval aviator with over 3,000 hours of flight time in the F/A-18.   J.R. was selected for and graduated from the US Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) and the Air Command and Staff College. His tours included Commanding Officer of VFA-147, Operational Test Director (OTD) @ VX-4 where he was selected as the Commander, Operational Test Forces OTD of the Year for his test work in Support of Operation Desert Storm, and the ATFP Director for Commander, Third Fleet.   While at Third Fleet, "JR" planned and executed a series of Force Protection (FP) Limited Objective Exercises (LOEs) which focused on commercial and military port security.   He also conducted numerous port and airfield threat vulnerability assessments  around the world in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks upon the United States. Upon retiring from military service in 2002,   J.R. began employment with Ocean Systems Engineering Corporation (OSEC) / QinetiQ North America as the director of FP and Homeland Defense programs.   After several successful business development efforts, Mr. Hatten was promoted to Vice President and Director of QinetiQ  NA / OSEC’s SMART Solutions Division.    "JR" was employed by ICONS International Consultants from March 2007 through September 2008 as the director of North American business development.     In September 2008, he founded TAMARACK Technologies, Inc.  

Mr. Hatten currently resides in California with his wife Michele and 3 children.  

Latest News

Feb 04, 2016

TAMARACK Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a subcontract from Booz Allen Hamilton to support the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). Read More....

Nov 04, 2014

TAMARACK Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a subcontract to support the NAVFAC AT Ashore Program Management Office. Read More....

Oct 20, 2014

TAMARACK Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a subcontract to support Commander, Navy Installations Command for the continued training of US Navy Security personnel in the use of ForcePRO-Navy Risk Assessment software for installation t Read More....