CSMI was established recognizing the need for comprehensive technical service and support for COTS technologies acquired by the US Government and commercial customers. Based on the principle of responsive Customer Service with low overhead costs, the company founders focus on providing comprehensive turnkey technology fielding services to support our customers around the world.

Randall Kaminsky
CEO & Co-Founder

rkaminsky@csmi.com
Randall has an extensive background in planning, fielding and managing technology programs and systems in difficult to support and challenging environments abroad. He is responsible for the planning, management and oversight of all company operations. Randall has developed plans and policies for the integration of technologies designed to protect critical infrastructure in support of ongoing technical operations for the US Government, the United Nations, numerous host nation governments and commercial entities.

Prior to founding CSMI, Randall held key positions with L3 Communications Security and Detection Systems and with PerkinElmer Detection Systems managing security screening programs encompassing all facets of technical fielding to include; surveys & assessments, technology insertion/integration, commissioning, training development and integrated logistics support of a broad array of security detection technologies in seaports, airports, land border crossings and secure facilities in direct support of DoD/DHS and governments in Latin America and Asia. Previously, Randall was the Mexico Country Manager for American Science & Engineering, Inc. He provided direct operational and staff support to the Mexican Attorney General’s office by managing the fielding, logistical sustainment and training of Mexican Police to operate detection technologies at security checkpoints and border crossings throughout the Mexican Republic. As Country Manager, Randall was responsible for the formation and management of a Mexican Joint Venture to support all company operations in the region.

Randall is a 20 year veteran of the US Army retiring in 1999. A major portion of his career was dedicated to the global employment of tactical and strategic communications technologies. His military background consists of assignments in both conventional and Special Operations units including multiple Special Forces Groups, the US Army Special Operations Command and the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center – Combat Developments where he managed the Research and Development of multiple technology programs designed to solve critical deficiencies in the SOF community.

Randall holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the State of New York and a Master’s Degree in Security Administration from Webster University, Saint Louis MO. Randall is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute’s Foreign Language Center and is a life member of the Special Forces Association.

Michael Thompson
EVP/COO & Co-Founder

mthompson@csmi.com
Michael has 30 years experience with several well known security technology, detection system, and scientific instrument manufacturers. His roles have included senior management, field service management, product/program management, engineering, and business development.

Prior to founding CSMI, Michael was a Vice President for several weapon and explosive detection system manufacturers including L3 Communications, Perkin Elmer Detection Systems, and Metorex Security Products. Michael also served as a Director of Sales for X-Ray Security Screening System manufacturer Vivid Technologies, and as a hardware design engineer for the Electro-Protective Corporation developing detection technologies, controls, and sensors. Michael was responsible for Product/Program Management while with the Princeton Gamma-Tech Corporation in Princeton, NJ, a manufacturer of Gamma-Ray spectrometers, spectrum analyzers, X-Ray flourescent, and X-Ray diffraction test and measurement instruments. Michael has served as an independent security technology consultant for the US Government, several Host Nation Governments, the United Nations, and US Defense Contractors. In addition, Michael has significant experience advising on security technologies for specific applications and deploying detection devices and systems throughout SWA, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering and has authored or co-authored several internationally recognized ASTM/ANSI/ISO standards on security technology products and testing procedures. Michael served in the US Marine Corps Infantry in the 1970’s.