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Ken Bajaj’s Poolside Fundraiser for CPE a Splash

On Saturday, May 10, after the gray clouds had cleared and rain disappeared, Capital Partners for Education, local business leaders and students from the mentoring program gathered for an intimate, private fundraising dinner featuring the culinary cuisine of an award-winning chef, Michel Richard of Citronelle. The event, dubbed “Visions for …

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Northup Grumman's Hugh Taylor Wins IT Award

Northrop Grumman's Hugh Taylor has recently been named one of 2008's Most Important Blacks in Technology by the editors of U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine. Taylor is the former Northrop Grumman Chief Information Officer overseeing more than $1 billion in IT assets, processes and personnel. Now, in his …

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ExecutiveBiz Selects Top Ten “Beltway Game Changers”

Earlier this month ExecutiveBiz highlighted ten area executives in relatively new roles who we expect to be firmly placed in the 2008 spotlight. Perhaps these executives can take their cue from another set of leaders who have grown quite accustomed to being in the middle of the action. ExecutiveBiz's “Beltway …

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Datatel shows new kids how it’s done

Fellow ExecutiveBiz blogger Karen Mortensen did a wonderful job analyzing the August 30th Washington Post story that chronicled the wave of regional education technology companies changing the way teachers, students and parents work and interact. As I looked beyond the Blackboard's and Defywire's in perusing the full list of 20+ …

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Educational Technology in Metro DC

We cover a lot of stories about technology companies that provide services for business and government. But there’s also a thriving market in greater Washington DC for tech firms that create educational software and services. Take these three examples.  Defywire   It’s official. The PDA has taken over the classroom. Well, maybe not quite. But school …

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Primus Puts Its Money on VoIP Expansion

We’ve heard plenty of bad news lately from the world of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). First, there was the SunRocket debacle, where thousands of customers had to scramble to find new Internet phone service providers. Then Skype temporarily blacked out, leaving millions of global users in the lurch. So it’s a relief …

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Microsoft COO Kevin Turner to Speak

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner to Speak Kevin Turner     Continuing a long string of appearances from top leaders, ExecutiveBiz and the Potomac Officers Club announced today that Kevin Turner, Microsoft COO, agreed to speak at a rare East Coast appearance on September 21st at 9 am. Kevin will speak about …

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Hot Tech Gadgets: New MBW-150 Bluetooth Watches From Sony Ericsson

If James Bond lived in the real world, he might be planning to order one of the new Bluetooth watches recently announced by Sony Ericsson. Following up on their oh-so-sexy MBW-100 model from 2006, the company has created the MBW-150 in three new models with watchmaker Fossil: Executive, Classic, and Music. The watches will …

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DC-area Venture Capital Flowing North

Earlier this week, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association released the disclosed venture capital totals for the second quarter. $271.8 million poured into the Washington area for the quarter, though, yet again, none of it found its way into my glass. The total held up well relative to the …

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