Neel Mehta

Siemens Plans New STEM Education, Training Initiatives

Siemens‘ philanthropic arm has announced plans to launch new educational and training programs to boost student engagement in science, technology, engineering and math. The company said Thursday these initiatives will replace Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology that ended in 2017 after 19 years of providing annual scholarship opportunities to …

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IBM Vet Sanjay Brahmawar to Join Software AG as CEO

Sanjay Brahmawar, a 14-year IBM veteran, has been appointed by Software AG‘s supervisory board to serve as CEO of the enterprise software vendor effective Aug. 1. Software AG said Wednesday he will succeed Karl-Heinz Streibich, who is due to retire from the company after 14 years at the helm. Brahmawar currently serves as …

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Kratos Subsidiary Holds Spot on $998M Air Force TETRAS Contract

A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions subsidiary has secured a position on a potential $998 million contract to develop range test and evaluation systems for the U.S. Air Force. Kratos RT Logic is one of 14 contractors selected to participate in the Air Force’s Test and Evaluation Technologies for Ranges, Armaments and Spectrum program, the …

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Ryan Lewis Named Knight Point Systems Capture & Response Director

Ryan Lewis, formerly capture manager at Knight Point Systems, has been promoted to director of capture and response at the Reston, Virginia-based government technology and consulting services contractor, GovCon Executive has learned. Lewis will oversee capture and proposal teams to respond to potential business opportunities, build up the company's sales …

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CompTIA Names IT Industry Vets to Association’s 2018 Communities Executive Board

Information technology trade group CompTIA has appointed information technology industry executives to its communities executive board for 2018. CompTIA said Monday the association’s member communities and public sector councils  include leaders at multiple technology vendors, distributors and service providers. Member communities are slated to convene for the inaugural CompTIA Community Forum that …

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John Dancy of CSRA Joins Wall Street Journal's CIO Network

John Dancy, senior vice president and chief information officer at CSRA, has joined the Wall Street Journal's CIO Network. He will be part of the network that works to identify technology challenges and innovation opportunities, CSRA said Tuesday. Dancy is responsible for overseeing the Falls Church, Virginia-based contractor’s information technology program and ensuring …

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SOSi’s Julian Setian Joins PSC Exec Committee

Julian Setian, president and CEO of government services integrator SOS International, has been appointed to serve on the Professional Services Council’s executive committee. Setian has served on the PSC’s board of directors since 2017 and led SOSi over the past 15 years, the company said said Wednesday. He is also the board chairman …

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Ensco’s Boris Nejikovsky Gets DoD Service Member Patriot Award; Scott Goldstein Comments

Ensco President Boris Nejikovsky has received the “Service Member Patriot Award” from the Defense Department‘s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program for supporting a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. The company said Wednesday Nejikovsky was nominated by Scott Goldstein, an Air Force reservist and Ensco’s chief strategy and technology officer. Goldstein, an Air Force …

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Jason Cowie to Lead HyTrust Global Channels in VP Role

Jason Cowie, formerly global partner and channel sales manager at Zerto, has been appointed vice president of global channels at HyTrust. Cowie will oversee the Mountain View, California-based information technology firm's effort to establish a global network of partners to provide a platform designed to protect critical workloads in both …

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Leidos Added to Bloomberg’s 2018 Gender Equality Index, Roger Krone Comments

Leidos has been included in Bloomberg‘s 2018 Gender-Equality Index, which recognizes companies’ efforts to promote gender equality. The inaugural index evaluated companies’ statistics, employee policies, community engagement and gender-conscious offerings, Leidos said Wednesday. The 2018 GEI lists firms that scored at or above the global threshold set by Bloomberg to reflect …

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