Dr.William Powell

Chief Strategy Office


Dr. Powell is the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) for CEdge Software Consultants as well as the Chairman of the Board for the Regional Justice Information Service Commission (REJIS) supporting public sector Governmental agencies within Missouri, Kansas and Illinois.

Just prior to his selection as the CEdge CSO he was a member of the Board for CEdge for more than six years. And, prior to his selection as the REJIS Chairman he was the Chief Operating Officer/General Manager for REJIS from July 2008 to September 2016. In this role he provides strategic leadership of all information technology support activities for over 350 Governmental agencies and 1,200 law firms and leads a total workforce of over 145 technologists generating over $17 million dollars in revenue annually.

From 1997 to 2008, Dr. Powell was the Director of Midwest Operations at Unisys’ Federal Systems from July 1997 to July 2008. He was directly responsible for all Unisys business for Scott and Wright Patterson Air Force Base agencies. He was personally accountable for ensuring Unisys solutions met or exceeded contract and client expectations.

Dr. Powell retired from the United States Air Force in 1996, with his last assignment as the Program Manager for International Passenger Operations at Headquarters Air Mobility Command. His assignments over his 28+ year-career included a variety of Air Transportation/Logistics Management positions at locations throughout the world. His last two assignments were at the Major Air Command (corporate) level where he led the initiative to enhance operational effectiveness throughout the Pacific theater of operations, and then set transportation policy for global passenger operations.