Expression Networks Appoints Four-Star General James Cartwright to Board of Advisors

Washington, DC – December 18, 2019:  Expression Networks, a provider of tailored and integrated electromagnetic spectrum management solutions, automation and visualization technology, software engineering, and data analytics to the national security community, announced General James (“Hoss”) Cartwright (USMC, Ret.) has joined the Company’s board of advisors. General Cartwright has forty years of service in the United States Marine Corps and served as the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s second highest military officer. Expression Networks is backed by Enlightenment Capital.

General Cartwright retired from active duty in 2011 after four decades of service in the United States Marine Corps, most recently serving as the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2007 to 2011, across two Presidential administrations. He previously served as the Commander of US Strategic Command from 2004 to 2007. Cartwright began his forty-year career in the Marine Corps in 1971 and is widely recognized for his technical acumen and vision of future national security concepts.

“General Cartwright understands the challenges facing our country and the need to develop innovative technologies that can be widely implemented across the military,” said Abir Ray, Founder of Expression Networks. “We are thrilled to have him join our growing team as we continue to support our customers’ missions.”

“The ability of our country to maintain technological superiority is dependent on the continued innovation of our government and those that support it,” said Cartwright. “I have been impressed with the Expression Networks team’s ability to innovate, and I look forward to helping them as they continue to solve some of our nation’s most impactful national security problems.”

 About Expression Networks

Founded in 1997 and based in Washington, DC, Expression Networks is a provider of customized spectrum and engineering solutions that specializes in integrated information technology, automation technology, software engineering, data analytics, and electromagnetic spectrum management solutions for the federal government. For more information, visit


About Enlightenment Capital

Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides flexible capital and strategic support to middle market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision making capabilities, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit