ITA International Acquires Innovative Decisions Inc.

Press Release

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 1, 2020 – ITA International (ITA) announced today it has closed on the acquisition of Innovative Decisions Inc. (IDI), now Innovative Decisions International, a wholly owned subsidiary of ITA. IDI is a management consulting firm specializing in decision and risk analysis, operations research and systems engineering for business and government customers.

“Bringing together ITA and IDI allows us to continue our mission to provide integrated service and solutions using data analytics and subject matter expertise,” said Mike Melo, chief executive officer, ITA. “We are ecstatic to have the IDI team join us as ITAers! Together, we will drive better decisions and better results for our global customers.”

Based in Vienna, Virginia, IDI helps analysts, managers and executive leaders achieve mission success using innovative analytics solutions that integrate organizational values, data, resources, and risks to inform decisions at the tactical, operational and strategic levels.

“We are thrilled to become a part of the ITA team, a well-positioned and rising business,” said Dr. Dennis Buede, founder and chief innovation officer, IDI. “Knowledge sharing between the two entities will allow us to provide uncompromised and top-notch service.”

Keith McGhee, president of the ITA Data Analytics Center (ITADAC) will lead IDI through the integration process and will manage the daily operations of the subsidiary.  Bob Liebe, who previously served as IDI’s president will become a senior vice president, reporting to McGhee. Liebe will be focused on client engagement to provide innovative data solutions that drive client mission success. Buede will become vice president of research and innovations. The team will work to expand ITADAC’s analytic impact, delivering a full-spectrum of data-driven solutions to clients operating in the global arena.

About ITA International
Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, ITA International provides analysis, planning, training, exercise, intelligence, cyber, logistics, engineering and marine services to clients operating globally in challenging arenas.

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