Tag Archives: Cyber

Dana Barnes, SVP of Palo Alto Networks' Public Sector, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Cloud Adoption & Digital Transformation

Dana Barnes SVP

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Dana Barnes, senior vice president of the public sector with Palo Alto Networks, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for driving digital transformation and for his thought leadership across the technology and government contracting (GovCon) sectors. In Sept. 2020, Barnes was appointed as the senior vice president of U.S. public sector at Palo Alto Networks.

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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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Paradyme Management Secures Seat on DIA’s $12.6B SITE III Contract for IT Services

Paradyme Management

Paradyme Management said Thursday the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded the company a spot on a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract worth potentially $12.6 billion over a ten-year period. Under the Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise III (SITE III) contact vehicle, Paradyme will compete to provide information technology (IT) and technical support for DIA and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).

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Greg Wenzel, Booz Allen Hamilton EVP, Recognized in 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Defense Solutions; Digital Warfare Capabilities

Greg Wenzel EVP with Booz Allen Hamilton

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Greg Wenzel, executive vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for his thought leadership and for driving defense solutions that support warfighters' competitive edge in digital warfare. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Greg Wenzel as the most significant executive of consequence to the GovCon sector. 

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Chris DeRusha, Federal CISO for OMB, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading US Cybersecurity Policy, Tech Advancement; Driving Federal IT Modernization

Chris DeRusha Federal CISO OMB

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is pleased to announce that Chris DeRusha, the new federal chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Biden administration, has received his first Wash100 Award. 

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Executive Spotlight: Eric Malawer, Managing Director and CEO of BluVector, A Comcast Company

Eric Malawer Managing Director

Eric Malawer, managing director and CEO of BluVector, a cybersecurity technology company, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company's work with Comcast Government Services, LLC, as well as how artificial intelligence and machine learning have shaped the marketplace. Malawer also discussed the shortage of talent in the cybersecurity field in addition to the ways BluVector addresses and solves challenges for its customers. 

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Roy Azevedo, President of Raytheon Intelligence & Space, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading Development of Space & Military Tech Capabilities

Roy Azevedo President Raytheon Intell and Space

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is thrilled to announce that Roy Azevedo, president of Intelligence & Space (I&S) for Raytheon Technologies, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for leading and advancing space technology and other technical capabilities to assist the U.S. military advancements as well as drive company growth.  

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Executive Spotlight: Venkatapathi ‘PV’ Puvvada, NetImpact Strategies CEO & Former President of Unisys Federal

PV Puvvada CEO NetImpact Strategies

PV Puvvada, a more than three-decade Unisys veteran and six-time Wash100 Award winner, recently discussed his appointment as chief executive officer of the information technology and management consulting company, NetImpact Strategies. “My passion has been to help government organizations take advantage of digital technologies to improve their mission performance significantly," said Puvvada. 

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Executive Spotlight: Serco Chairman, CEO Dave Dacquino & Defense Services Business Group SVP Tom Watson

Dave Dacquino and Tom Watson

Dave Dacquino, chairman and chief executive officer of Serco and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Tom Watson, senior vice president of the company's Defense Services Business Group, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding Serco's acquisition of Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (WBB) from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital for $295 million. 

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Executive Spotlight: Mark Gerencser, Gen. Joseph Votel of BENS Discuss National Security Crisis Resulting from COVID-19

Mark Gerencser and Gen. Joseph Votel

Mark Gerencser, chairman of Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Gen. Joseph Votel, president and chief executive officer of BENS, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz on the Commission on the National Response Enterprise: A Call to Action“ report to identify ways to improve national resilience in responding to sustained, nation-wide emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Perspecta Chairman, CEO Mac Curtis Recognized as Wash100 Awardee for Seventh Consecutive Year

Mac Curtis Chairman

Mac Curtis, chairman and CEO of Perspecta, has been awarded his seventh consecutive Wash100 Award in 2021 for his strong leadership and vision in the advancement of cybersecurity, intelligence and defense technologies through significant contract award wins and other major moves. "He has delivered as much for the industry as he has for his firm,“ said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic.

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QuantiTech Merges With MEI to Deliver Engineering Services for Federal Agencies

QuantiTech

QuantiTech, a portfolio company of Sagewind Capital, has merged with Millennium Engineering and Integration Company (MEI) to provide engineering services and offerings for mission critical programs within defense and civilian agencies, QuantiTech reported on Wednesday. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are excited about joining forces with MEI," said Darryl Wortman, president and CEO of QuantiTech.

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