Neel Mehta

Former GSA Deputy CIO Steve Grewal Named Cohesity Federal CTO

Steve Grewal, formerly deputy chief information officer at the General Services Administration, has joined Cohesity as chief technology officer of federal and Eastern U.S. business at the San Jose, California-based data storage vendor. The 15-year government information technology veteran will lead Cohesity’s expansion efforts expansion efforts in the federal market, Cohesity said Wednesday. Prior to his two-year tenure …

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Former Comtech SVP Jay Icard Named XTAR President, CEO

Jay Icard, former senior vice president of strategic sales at Comtech Telecommunications‘ command and control technologies business, has joined XTAR as president and CEO of the Ashburn, Virginia-based commercial satellite operator. The 13-year industry veteran succeeds outgoing President Philip Harlow, who has led XTAR over the past eight years and will help ensure …

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A-TEK Federal Civilian VP Stephanie Cumberbatch Elevates to EVP Post

Stephanie Cumberbatch, formerly vice president of A-TEK‘s federal civilian business, has been named executive vice president at the McLean, Virginia-based information technology contractor. The more than 18-year industry veteran will be responsible for oversight, strategic development and implementation of federal health and science programs in her new position, A-TEK said …

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NOAA-Raytheon UAV Hurricane Tracking Initiative Gets Laureate Award; Thomas Bussing Comments

Aviation Week has recognized Raytheon and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with the publication’s Laureate Award for the deployment of company-built Coyote unmanned aerial vehicles to track and model Hurricane Maria last year. NOAA launched six Coyote UAVs from a Lockheed Martin-built WP-3D Orion aircraft in efforts to help agency researchers view the storm and examine its …

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Lockheed Appoints Jeff Babione as Skunk Works Head, Greg Ulmer as F-35 Program Lead

Jeff Babione, executive vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35  program, has been appointed to similar roles within the defense and aerospace contractor’s advanced development programs division known as Skunk Works. Lockheed said Thursday Babione will lead Skunk Works’ efforts to support warfighters and succeed Rob Weiss, who will retire in late 2018. In …

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Noblis to Support DoD Chemical, Biological Defense Efforts Under $8B IDIQ; Jordin Cohen Comments

A Noblis subsidiary holds a spot on a potential $8 billion contract vehicle for support services to the Defense Department‘s Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense. The company said Thursday Noblis ESI aims to provide technology, subject matter experts and experience-based insight to help JPEO-CBD manage investments in chemical, biological, radiological …

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Woolpert Appoints Frank Orr as GIS Program Director

Frank Orr, a certified geographic information systems and project management professional, has joined Woolpert as program director for the company’s GIS solutions business. Orr said in a statement published Tuesday that he aims to help the company identify technology platforms to address customers’ challenges and develop an outreach strategy for both existing and …

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HII Recognizes 148 Shipbuilding Apprentice School Graduates; Jennifer Boykin Comments

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Huntington Ingalls Industries honored 148 graduates of the company’s Apprentice School in Newport News, Virginia, during commencement exercises held Saturday. The company said Monday that Jennifer Boykin, president of HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, delivered a speech at the graduation ceremony. “We are working smart every day to innovate, to rethink and reinvent the …

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Kevin Fagan Named ManTech Federal Civilian & Health IT Business General Manager

Kevin Fagan, formerly a vice president at ManTech International, has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of the company’s federal civilian and health information technology unit. He will oversee the company’s approach to support the missions of federal clients that include the departments of Homeland Security, State, Veterans Affairs and …

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CenturyLink Hires Level 3 Vet Matt Gutierrez as APAC Senior Managing Director

Matt Gutierrez, a more than 17-year veteran of Level 3 Communications, has been appointed senior managing director of CenturyLink‘s Asia-Pacific business. CenturyLink said Tuesday Gutierrez will manage the company’s operations, sales and marketing functions in the region as well as work with government, enterprise and wholesale customers to help address their digital …

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