Neel Mehta

PSC Announces 2017 Board, Executive Panel Members; Accenture's John Goodman Re-Elected Chair

The Professional Services Council re-elected several executives and appointed new members to its 2017 executive committee and board of directors during its annual meeting held Thursday. John Goodman, chief operating officer of Accenture's federal services business; and Deb Alderson, president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions; were respectively re-elected as …

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Avaya to Provide Contact Center Tech for NORAD Santa Hotline

Avaya will provide its contact center technology for the North American Aerospace Defense Command‘s Santa hotline. The communications services company said Thursday volunteers will use the Avaya Customer Engagement platform to answer children’s calls to the NORAD Tracks Santa hotline. “Avaya Government Solutions is pleased to help the North American Aerospace Defense …

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United Technologies Names Intel’s Diane Bryant to Board of Directors

United Technologies Corp. has appointed Diane Bryant, Intel executive vice president, to become a member of the global industrial conglomerate’s board of directors effective Jan. 1. 2017. Bryant currently leads the development of platforms for the digital services industry as general manager of Intel’s data center group, UTC said Wednesday. UTC CEO Greg Hayes said …

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Texas Workforce Commission Picks Maximus as 2016 Regional Employer of the Year

Maximus has been selected as a regional 2016 Employer of the Year by the Texas Workforce Commission’s Texas Workforce Solution – Vocational Rehabilitation Services division for efforts to employ and retain persons with disabilities. The government services provider said Wednesday a special committee selected the awardee from a pool of nominees that was submitted …

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BAE to Support Navy Submarine Weapon Systems; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems Inc. will help the U.S. Navy engineer and integrate weapons systems on board the military branch’s submarines as part of a potential five-year, $368 million contract awarded in October. The company said Wednesday it will also provide test engineering, information technology support and specialized test equipment to the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs …

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Northrop Sponsors Int’l Maritime Robotic Tech Devt Competition; Jack Dorsett Comments

Northrop Grumman has sponsored the 2016 Maritime RobotX Challenge in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of the company's effort to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International’s charitable organization  organized the competition that began Dec. 11 and runs through 18 to inspire the next generation of robotic technology builders, developers and …

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Leidos Obtains Silver Medal-Level Designation Under Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly Employers List

Leidos has obtained a silver medal-level award designation on Victory Media‘s 2017 list of Military Friendly Employers. The government science and technology services company said Tuesday the list recognizes top companies that offer civilian job opportunities, hiring practices and retention programs for transitioning service members. “We are particularly honored to receive this award …

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CompTIA Names ViaSat’s Bruce Cathell, Intelligent Design’s David Beering to Space Enterprise Council Board

Bruce Cathell, vice president of government operations at ViaSat, and David Beering, Intelligent Design principal, have joined the board of directors of the Computing Technology Industry Association‘s space enterprise council. SEC brings together professionals from the space industry, including the commercial, civil and national security sectors, in efforts to advance relevant interests to policymakers, …

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Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes' Rick Lober Among Speakers at SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

Inmarsat‘s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch and Hughes Network Systems' Rick Lober will participate in a panel discussion at the Satellite Industry Association's two-day Defense Department Commercial SATCOM Workshop that will kick off Dec. 15 in Virginia. Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat; and Lober, VP and general manager of Hughes' defense and intelligence …

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Honeywell President & COO Darius Adamczyk Joins Board of Directors; Dave Cote Comments

Darius Adamczyk, president and chief operating officer of Honeywell, has been appointed to serve on the industrial conglomerate’s board of directors. Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote said in a statement published Monday that Adamczyk’s election to the board represents a key step in his transition to the chief executive role. The company selected Adamczyk to …

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