David J. Barton

Jeff Lush, HP Federal Civilian Segment CTO, on Gov’t IT and Where We Go From Here

Jeff Lush serves as chief technologist for HP‘s federal civilian segment, where he is responsible for leveraging technologies within HP and understanding the needs of customers. Lush most recently served as a chief technology officer at Dell and was also executive chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs. In …

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Chris Yonclas, President of Vistronix NetCentric Solutions Business Unit on Big Data and Cyber Trends

Chris Yonclas serves as NetCentric Solutions strategic business unit president at Vistronix, where he oversees the operational and technical activities related to C4ISR. The 25 year industry veteran joined Vistronix when the company acquired NetCentric Solutions and he held a number of roles at MITRE earlier in his career. In his conversation with ExecutiveBiz, …

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Xplore Technologies Corp. Receives U.S. Military Order for Rugged Tablets; Philip Sassower Comments

Xplore Technologies has received a multi-million dollar order for its ultra-rugged Windows tablets from multiple U.S. military customers, Xplore said Tuesday. Xplore says the iX104C5 M1 tablet is able to withstand seven foot drops and can be used despite direct sunlight or wetness. “We are pleased to announce this latest order …

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Northrop Enters Next Phase in Maritime Unmanned Systems Design; Chris Hernandez Comments

Northrop Grumman is currently working on a number of unmanned systems and its Tactical Exploited Reconnaissance Node has just entered the second phase of development, Northrop said Monday. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of Naval Research are leading the Tern program, which is meant to improve aviation capabilities …

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Dan Dougherty on EMC’s Push to Tech’s ‘Third Platform’ and Federal Adoption of Converged Infrastructure

Dan Dougherty has led EMC‘s work in the federal market for close to four years in his role as vice president of the data storage and technology provider’s federal division. His more than two-decade career at the company has included service as a VP for the company’s APJ sales strategy …

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CEO Bradley Feldmann on Cubic’s Int’l Market Strategy, Transportation Push and Founder’s Legacy

Bradley Feldmann elevated to the chief executive post at San Diego-based defense and transportation contractor at Cubic Corp. during the summer after a two-month transition period that saw him succeed William “Bill” Boyle. Feldmann first worked at the company between 1989 and 1999, then returned to Cubic in 2008 and has since led …

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Jim Reagan on The SI’s Shift to ‘Vencore’ and Integration of QinetiQ’s US Services Arm

Jim Reagan, chief financial officer at Vencore, brings nearly two decades of financial leadership to his role at the technology services contractor and oversees the company’s fiscal support functions. Vencore, formerly known as The SI Organization, closed its potential $165 million purchase of QinetiQ’s U.S. services and solutions group in May …

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Laurence Grayer, SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for DynCorp International on the Role of the GC in Today’s GovCon Environment

Laurence Grayer serves as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for DynCorp International where he manages the company’s in-house legal department. Prior to DynCorp International in 2006, Grayer served as assistant general counsel with the Amalgamated Transit Union and is also a former associate of Hack, Piro, O’Day, Merklinger, …

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George Obertubbesing, VP at Harris IT Services, on GovCon Market Conditions, Centralized BD Models

George Obertubbesing serves as vice president of business development for Harris IT Services where he focuses on Defense Department business. He most recently served as corporate director of business intelligence at TASC and has also worked in BD director roles for SRA International and CSC. Obertubbesing started his career at Harris in …

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Cindy Walker, VP of Salient Federal’s Data Analytics Center of Excellence, on Business Intell and Data Mgmt

Cindy Walker serves as VP of Salient Federal’s Data Analytics Center of Excellence and oversees the development and implementation of Salient’s data analytics strategy as well as predictive analytics, agile business intelligence and big data offerings. The more than 25 year industry veteran  is the author of numerous articles and white papers on …

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Jessica Nielsen, Lockheed VP of Comms & Marketing, Discusses Branding, Int’l Expansion and Her Georgetown Professorship

Jessica Nielsen serves as vice president of communications and marketing at Lockheed Martin where she is responsible for all facets of communications at the company’s Information Systems and Global Solutions division. She previously was executive director of global communications at Dell and was chief of staff to the BAE Systems group …

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Bill Downer, Federal BD Manager at Seagate Technology, on the Evolving GovCon and Intell Communities

Bill Downer serves as manager of federal business development at Seagate Technology where he is helping to build a federal subsidiary that will focus on storage offerings for U.S. government customers. Downer worked in BD for Xyratex before it was acquired by Seagate and was vice president of federal sales at DataDirect …

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