Tag Archives: China

George Mason University’s Jerry McGinn Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving GovCon Policy & Awareness; Advocating for DIB Solutions

Jerry McGinn GovCon Expert

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is pleased to announce that Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting for George Mason University’s School of Business and GovCon Expert, has received the first Wash100 Award of his career. 

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Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Adviser for Cyber and Emerging Technology, Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Anne Neuberger National Security Council

Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for Cyber and Emerging Technology at the White House’s National Security Council (NSC), has received her second consecutive Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). Previously, Neuberger was recognized for her role in developing new counter-threat policies with the agency and driving federal technology initiatives. 

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Eric Schmidt: US Needs More Assertive Role in AI, Military Tech Development

Eric Schmidt Chair NSCAI

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt said the U.S. government and the technology industry must develop new approaches for artificial intelligence (AI), microelectronics and other critical military innovations to maintain technology advantage over China, C4ISRNET reported Friday. Speaking at the National Defense Industrial Association's National Security Artificial Intelligence Conference, Schmidt noted that China has been investing in emerging technology and that the U.S. needs to take a more assertive role in tech development.

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State Secretary Antony Blinken Receives First Wash100 Award

Antony Blinken Secretary of State

Antony Blinken, secretary of the State Department, has received his first Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). Visit GovCon Wire to read Blinken's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile. To vote for him as one of your favorite executives of this year's Wash100 Award, visit Wash100.com to cast your TEN votes before April 30th, 2021.

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STS International’s David Morgan: Rare Earth Elements Key Component of US Supply Chain

David Morgan, co-founder and vice president of operations at STS International, told Federal News Network in an interview published Tuesday about the importance of rare earth elements in the U.S. supply chain. REE is “a critical component of the entire supply chain because it's the beginning, the nexus of what all of the electronics come from. So, if you don't have those, you can't build them,“ Morgan said.

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