Archie is the founder and president of Caribou Technologies, Inc., an international consulting firm registered in Boise, Idaho. His specialty is alliance building, with a focus on business opportunities within the government using commercial technologies to present optimum enterprise solutions.
Former Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Archie retired from active duty in 1999. During his last three major commands, he initiated several key endeavors involving change management and information technology. In 2002, he received the Naval Order of the United States Distinguished Sea Service Award, recognizing the exemplary service of a senior officer of one of the maritime services.
In 2003, Archie joined the Healthwise Board. He also serves on the boards of Level 3 Communications and The Software Revolution, Inc.
Archie received his bachelor of science and master of science degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois. He also holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Illinois and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.