Neel Mehta

Former HHS CISO Chris Wlaschin joins voting tech firm ES&S in VP role

Chris Wlaschin, former chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, has joined Election Systems & Software as vice president for systems security. He will lead the voting equipment manufacturer’s product, operational and infrastructure security efforts in his new position, ES&S said Tuesday. ES&S President and CEO Tom Burt said the company aims …

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Intel exec Venkata Renduchintala joins Accenture board

Venkata Renduchintala, a group president and chief engineering officer at Intel, has been appointed to serve on audit committee of Accenture‘s board of directors. Accenture said Thursday Renduchintala’s appointment brings the number of its board members to 12, including 11 external and independent directors. He leads Intel’s client and internet-of-things businesses …

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Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson receives Edison Achievement Award

Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO at Lockheed Martin, has received an award from the Edison Awards Steering Committee in recognition of her contributions to the technology field through professional career, achievements and leadership. The company said Thursday she accepted the 2018 Edison Achievement Award at a gala ceremony that took place Wednesday …

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Steve Ambrose named Woolpert government solutions program director

Steve Ambrose, a former scientist at NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has joined Woolpert as program director for the company’s government solutions business. He brings more than 40 years of Earth science, data engineering, climatology and geospatial experience to his new position, Woolpert said Tuesday. Jeff Lovin, senior vice president …

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Navy League recognizes Huntington Ingalls vet Matt Mulherin with Nimitz Award

Matt Mulherin, former president of Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division, has received a 2018 Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award from Navy League of the U.S. HII said Monday Mulherin has supported multiple ship construction and maintenance efforts, such as the U.S. Navy‘s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier program, during his 36-year career. …

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CA Technologies Joins INCITS Executive Board

CA Technologies has become a member of the executive board at the InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards. INCITS’ executive board works to develop standards for emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, cybersecurity and internet of things, CA said Thursday. The board also creates technology standards on storage, processing, transfer, …

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DoD Selects 11 Scientists, Engineers for 2018 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship Class

The Defense Department has chosen 11 scientists and engineers to conduct foundational research through the 2018 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship program. They will join 45 current VBFF members who support studies in areas such as quantum information science, neuroscience, engineered materials, nanoscience, statistics and applied mathematics, DoD said Thursday. The Basic Research Office at the Pentagon’s Office …

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Air Force Research Lab Vet Matthew Clark Joins Galois as Principal Scientist

Matthew Clark, former lead of autonomous manned-unmanned teaming at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s aerospace systems directorate, has been named as a principal scientist at technology company Galois. Galois said Wednesday Clark plans to focus on cyber-physical system design and assurance efforts in his new position. He previously supervised autonomous controls branch within …

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ACT I Among 2018 SECAF Government Project of the Year Award Finalists; Neil Albert Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has been selected as a finalist for the “Government Project of the Year” category of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s 2018 awards. ACT I President Neil Albert said in a statement published Thursday the company’s flagship program that supports the Defense Department‘s F-35 Joint Program …

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