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NVTC, Monster Launch Veteran Employment Initiative; Steve Cooker Comments

The Northern Virginia Technology Council is partnering with Monster.com to advance employment initiatives for veterans in the Washington D.C. area. The collaboration seeks to match veteran skills with private enterprise requirements, Monster Worldwide said Tuesday. Steve Cooker, executive vice president for global government solutions for Monster Worldwide, said the project …

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Raytheon to Base Intell, Info Services Unit in Sterling

Raytheon will establish the headquarters of its intelligence, information and services business unit at its existing Dulles facility in Sterling, Va. The company decided to place the unit in Sterling as part of its consolidation strategy announced in March, Raytheon said Thursday. That realignment took effect April 1 as the …

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Charlie Thomas on How Razorsight is Positioning Itself for the Future of Global Comms, Mobility and Big Data

“The communications industry is going through a metamorphosis and unbelievable transformation as the world moves increasingly toward mobile, social, video content and big data… we load massive amounts of data and analyze that data with a variety of tools and applications to give (carriers and other firms) greater insight, greater automation, more flexibility, scalability …

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Charlie Thomas, Razorsight CEO, Wins Virginia Entrepreneur Award

Charlie Thomas, CEO of cloud-based analytics firm Razorsight, was honored at a banquet in Herdon, Va. this month as a recipient of the inaugural Center for Innovative Technology 2012 GAP 50 Entrepreneur Award. The Center said the award is the “crowning event” of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell‘s ‘Year of the Entrepreneur’ initiative and honors Virginia’s …

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Intelsat US Planning Fairfax HQ Move for 2014

Intelsat is planning to relocate its U.S. headquarters from Washington to Northern Virginia in 2014, WTOP reports. The company plans to lease about 188,000 square feet of office space in Tysons Tower, a 20-story office building in Fairfax County. Gov. Bob McDonnell said at a news conference Monday that 430 …

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Gov. McDonnell Helps Acentia Open New HQ, Signs Data Center Bills

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell helped Acentia CEO Todd Stottlemyer open the company’s new headquarters in Falls Church, Va. on Tuesday. McDonnell participated in the ribbon-cutting event and signed several pieces of data center-related legislation during a Northern Virginia Technology Council event Tuesday, according to an NVTC release. The council said the HB …

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Google Provides Free Websites for Virginia Businesses

Google announced the “Virginia Get Your Business Online” program giving Virginia businesses the tools and resources to establish a website, find new customers and grow their business. Google is partnering with Intuit to provide Intuit Websites offerings for free including easy-to-build website, customized domain names and web-hosting for one year. …

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ATSC’s Sid Fuchs Gets Appointment from VA Gov. McDonnell

ATS Corporation ( (NYSE Amex: ATSC) announced that Sid Fuchs, executive vice president and COO, was appointed by Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell to the Global Strategies Council of the Southern Growth Policies Board (“Southern Growth”). According to the firm, “Southern Growth’s Global Strategies Council (GSC) serves as the South’s …

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Fairfax County to See Economic Boost from Influx of KPMG Jobs

KPMG, a audit, tax and advisory firm, is planning to expand its office in Fairfax County by almost 400 positions. “We’re delighted to be expanding in Fairfax County,” said Candy Duncan, managing partner for KPMG’s Washington Metropolitan area.  “Tysons was the best fit among the options we considered, in part …

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