Leadership team

Leadership Team

Professionals from across the firm talk about what they do.


Donnie Goins

Chief Executive Officer

30 years in IT
Senior Executive
Entrepreneur Startup
University teacher
Public speaker

Donnie is a Senior Software Executive accomplished in delivering software and hardware products in the following technical areas: security, mobile applications, wireless platforms, 3D augmented reality, cloud and telecommunications. He has led small to large teams (up to 500 engineers) to develop products from concept to profitability. He has managed International Development Organizations in Canada, Czech Republic, UK and India. His entrepreneurial spirit has allowed him to create or purchase seven companies since 1992.


Donnie has held various senior level positions at: Tavve Software Company, Fujitsu Networks, Allen Telecom and BNR (research division for Nortel).


Donnie resides on the NC State Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, NC State Jim Hunt Technology Advisory Board and served Eight years on the NC State Engineering Foundation Board. He has an Electrical Engineering Degree from NC State and MBA from Duke University.


Donnie loves spending time with his wife and daughter, running, cycling and playing golf.


Kamil Veřmiřovský

General Manager

17 years in IT
Senior Executive
IT Leadership

Kamil’ experience is with leading International, multi-site development projects spanning small teams to over 130+ engineers. He has 15 years of experience in delivering projects in the areas of mobile, web and embedded applications, cloud solutions and high throughput databases. He has led software projects through the full product lifecycle. He believes employees are the key assets of the company and spends significant time working with the organization to maximize its efficiency while maintaining the delivery of high quality software products to SDE customers. He emphasizes hiring highly intelligent people and enabling them to be great engineers.


Kamil holds a Master of Computer Science degree from Masaryk University. He was a software developer for 6 years on various products prior to becoming a full time manager


In his spare time, Kamil enjoys playing volleyball, hiking and spending time with his wife and family.


Mike Miller

Chief Revenue Officer

15 years in IT
Senior Executive

Mike Miller serves as the Chief Revenue Officer and Managing Partner for SDE, Inc. He has extensive experience with growing businesses from startup concepts to publically traded entities. Mike has a consultative approach which cultivates strong insights for SDE’s clients. Through fostering, developing, and maintaining strong client relationships, Mike brings value to both small and large organizations.


Prior to joining SDE, Mike was a founder/President of Extrinsic, a global IT solutions firm. He developed Extrinsic from a concept to one of the fastest growing IT recruiting solutions organizations in North America.


Additional past accomplishments include holding several executive level roles: Senior Regional Vice President of Headway Corporate Resources’ southeastern division; Co-Owner and Vice President/General Manager of HealthMate, Inc.; and Vice President at MedStaff National Medical Staffing, Inc.


Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from North Carolina State University. He enjoys spending time with his wife & 3 boys, boating, hiking, playing golf, and being outdoors.