headshot_hinckleyChairman of Yyotta Advisory Board
CEO, Crossroads

Mr. Hinckley serves as Chairman of the Yyotta Advisory Board where he leads a constructive discussion centered around innovation and advancement of Yyotta’s platforms and solutions ecosystem.

Shortly after graduation from high school, Mr. Hinckley enlisted in the Marine Corps and was subsequently commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant upon graduation from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Primary military occupational specialties in the Marine Corps were Signals Intelligence / Electronic Warfare. In 1992, he retired from Marine Corps Systems Command, Program Manager Intelligence Systems at Quantico, VA and joined Vitro Corporation as a Group Supervisor then Program Manager supporting Army Intelligence / Communications Programs. He left Vitro in 1996 and spent nine years with BRTRC Inc. as Program Manager then Vice President supporting program management at Marine Corps Systems Command and S&T development at the Office of Naval Research.

During the period 2005 to 2011, he worked with MTCSC Inc. as Senior Advisor and Director of the Center for Technology where he supported the establishment of the DoD IA Range.

Mr. Hinckley co-founded Yyotta in 2013 before creating Crossroads, a Stafford, VA based strategy consulting firm he launched in 2018.  In addition to Mr. Hinckley’s role at Crossroads, he is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Applied Research & Education Institute, Inc., a non-profit corporation for education, workforce & economic development; and, Senior Assistant to the President, Cyber Workforce Education, Northern Virginia Community College.