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Former DIA Director Robert Ashley Added to Clarifai’s Advisory Council

Robert Ashley Senior advisor Clarifai

Artificial intelligence company Clarifai has appointed Robert Ashley, former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, as a senior advisor and a member of the company's public sector advisory council. Ashley, a two-time Wash100 awardee, brings experience gained from multiple assignments at the U.S. Army, including serving as senior advisor to the secretary and the chief of staff of the Army, Clarifai said Wednesday.

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Michael Scruggs Joins SAIC as SVP of Artificial Intelligence; Dee Dee Helfenstein Quoted

SAIC Hires Michael Scruggs

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced on Wednesday that Michael Scruggs, previously with IBM, has joined the company as its new senior vice president of Artificial Intelligence (AI), effective immediately. Scruggs will lead SAIC’s expansion and innovation in the areas of predictive analytics, machine learning, robotic process automation, and intelligent edge.

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Raytheon Engages With Academia for Military AI Development

Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space business will award a combined amount of $400,000 to academic partners for artificial intelligence development initiatives that will focus on augmenting military defense systems and continue through 2022. Southern Methodist University and Virginia Tech will receive $175,000 and $225,000, respectively, to develop AI and machine learning technologies applicable to military operations, Raytheon said Tuesday.

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Arvind Krishna: IBM Eyes Hybrid Cloud Revenue Through Partnerships

Arvind Krishna CEO IBM

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said the company will sharpen its focus on partnerships to drive revenue during the next five years in a push to become known as the leading global hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence provider, CRN reported Monday. “I want our partners to be the best at establishing a hybrid architecture at our clients and establishing an AI footprint at our clients,” Krishna told the publication.

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ManTech Chairman, President & CEO Kevin Phillips Wins Fifth Wash100 Award; Jim Garrettson Quoted

Kevin Phillips Chairman

Kevin Phillips, chairman, president and CEO of ManTech International, has been awarded his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award for his efforts in driving company growth through acquisitions, securing major government contract awards and driving innovation in emerging technologies. “His commitment to the company and the government contracting community has earned Kevin a well deserved reputation of reliability and consistently solid growth,” said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award

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George Wilson, President of ECS Federal, Presented With 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Company Expansion Efforts Through Contract Wins, Acquisition & Partnership Deals, Recruitment

George Wilson President ECS Federal

Executive Mosaic is pleased to name George Wilson, president of ECS Federal, as an inductee into the 2021 Wash100 Award for his continued efforts to drive expansion of the company's footprint in the government contracting sector with contract awards, acquisitions, partnerships and executive hires. This marks the fourth consecutive Wash100 Award for Wilson.

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Microsoft, HPE Partner to Link Azure Cloud to Orbiting Laboratory Via SpaceBorne Computer-2

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Microsoft has teamed up with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to connect its Azure cloud to the International Space Station through HPE’s Spaceborne Computer-2. SBC-2 is set to fly aboard Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft as part of Northrop’s 15th commercial resupply mission to the orbiting laboratory on Feb. 20, and will bring artificial intelligence, cloud connectivity and edge computing capabilities to the ISS.

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