Executive Spotlight

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Aili Kujawa, Director of Talent Services for Johns Hopkins APL

“Innovation is who we are and why we were established.” Please tell our readers about your role for Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Aili Kujawa: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics lab performs research and development on behalf of the Department of Defense, NASA and other federal agencies within …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Melvin Greer, Intel’s Chief Data Scientist

Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector Americas, at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for building Intel’s data science platform through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented inventions in cloud computing, synthetic biology, and IoT bio-sensors for edge …

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Spotlight on Corey Schumacher, Principal Integration Engineer for 711 Human Performance Win

Corey Schumacher will be speaking at the Unmanned Systems Forum held by the Potomac Officers Club on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Schumacher is the Principal Integration Engineer for Autonomy for the 711 Human Performance Win. In his current role, he is Chief Engineer for the “Autonomy for a Loyal  Wingman” Initiative and  responsible for …

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Guest Post: Kipps DeSanto Managing Director Marc B. Marlin on Modern Day ESOP Trends

As companies wrap up 2016 financials, many company owners, investors and executives are expected to revisit their exit strategies.  In parallel, 2016 transaction lists are gathered and shared amongst the GovCon community, and emerging trends of “hot markets” and “sought after capabilities” are brought to the forefront as industry looks …

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Interview with Teresa Weipert: SGSI ‘Poised’ to Help Government Adopt Customer Service Tools

In July 2015, Sutherland Global Services created the Sutherland Government Solutions, Inc. (SGSI) to better serve the specific needs of its government clients.   Sutherland Global Services has been around since 1986 and is a world leader in technology-enabled business process services. They are a process transformation company for major …

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Executive Profile: Paul Tsigrikes, Washington Post VP for Marketing

Paul Tsigrikes serves as vice president of marketing at The Washington Post and brings more than 20 years of media advertising, sales and marketing experience to his role. He oversees a client solutions team tasked to develop and execute branding, custom content, event, marketing and research services for global advertisers under The Post’s franchise. …

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Executive Profile: Diana Burley, Executive Director & Chair of I3P

Diana Burley has served as executive director and chair at the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection since October 2015. She is also full professor of human and organizational learning at the George Washington University. Burley previously worked as an associate professor, director of executive leadership doctoral program and chair of the human and organizational …

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Diane Gongaware on Cisco’s Security Approach for Agencies & ‘Internet of Things’ Trends to Watch

Diane Gongaware in January started her second full year as vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco, where she manages the company’s sales of technical and security services to government agencies at the federal, state, local and education levels. The 10-year Cisco veteran first joined the company in …

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Gary Davis on HighPoint Global’s Citizen Experience Programs for Agencies & Professional Services Expansion Efforts

Gary Davis oversees HighPoint Global‘s efforts to expand in the government information technology services market with a particular focus on federal healthcare agencies as a senior vice president of business development for the company. The 35-year federal sector veteran joined HighPoint in July 2015 after 28 years at Anthem, where his …

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Executive Profile: Shaun Bierweiler, Hortonworks Public Sector VP

Shaun Bierweiler serves as vice president of public sector at Hortonworks, where he oversees the company’s work with U.S. federal, state, local and education customers. The government information technology industry veteran came to Hortonworks in November 2016 after he previously served as sales director at Red Hat and held responsibility over Defense Department and federal systems integrators …

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Mike Basla on CACI’s ‘Solutions-Based’ Market Focus & Industry’s Role in US Air Superiority Effort

Mike Basla joined the former L-3 National Security Solutions business as a senior vice president in March 2015 after a 35-year U.S. Air Force career, then transitioned to CACI International one year later upon that company’s acquisition of NSS. Now at CACI, the retired lieutenant general and former Air Force chief …

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