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Adita Karkera Named Data, AI Architect to Deloitte’s Government Analytics, Cognitive Practice

Adita Karkera Data and AI Architect Deloitte

Adita Karkera, formerly deputy chief data officer for the state of Arkansas, has joined Deloitte Consulting’s government analytics and cognitive practice as a data and artificial intelligence architect. She will advise CDOs in federal and state agencies on their AI and data strategies and serve as a fellow in Deloitte’s AI Institute for Government.

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Analysts Say Increase in Federal Cloud Spending Bodes Well for AWS

Cloud computing

Adam Selipsky, former president and CEO of Tableau Software, is set to succeed Andy Jassy as CEO of Amazon Web Services in May and will return to AWS as analysts predict further growth for the company driven by a potential increase in federal spending on cloud contracts, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. “I believe that AWS will increase its footprint by 25% to 30% over the next 12 to 18 months, given the federal opportunities,“ said Dan Ives, a technology, internet and media analyst at investment firm Wedbush Securities. “We believe that this is a golden age within federal cloud."

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Walt Lindsley to Serve as Director, GM at Lockheed South Carolina Site

Walt Lindsley Director

Walt Lindsley, director of modifications, upgrades and overhaul for sustainment operations at Lockheed Martin, has been appointed to lead the company's Greenville, South Carolina site as director and general manager. The 36-year U.S. Air Force veteran will succeed Mike Fox and oversee the site's operations, including nose-to-tail aircraft sustainment, update and modification activities, the company said Wednesday.

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Former USAF Acquisition Chief Will Roper Appointed to Vita Inclinata Board

Will Roper Board member Vita Inclinata

Will Roper, former assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a three-time Wash100 winner, has been named to Vita Inclinata's board of directors. Caleb Carr, president and CEO of Vita Inclinata, said in a statement published Thursday Roper will work with the company as it works to provide military branches and civilian markets with military-grade safety offerings.

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Cloud Services Professional Joshua Cornutt Named CTO at ORock Technologies

Joshua Cornutt CTO ORock Technologies

Joshua Cornutt, an industry veteran with more than 10 years of cloud implementation and virtualization experience, has been appointed as chief technology officer at Reston, Virginia-based hybrid cloud services company ORock Technologies. ORock said Tuesday Cornutt will oversee the company's product development functions and technology delivery to federal and commercial customers.

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Engineering Sector Vet Al Weggeman to Join Training System Provider InVeris as CEO

InVeris

Al Weggeman, a professional with over two decades of engineering and manufacturing sector experience, has been appointed CEO of weapons training technology maker InVeris Training Solutions. The Pine Island Capital Partners portfolio company said Tuesday that Weggeman most recently served as president of chemical detection technology manufacturer Block Engineering and he will officially assume his new role on April 5.

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Alpha Omega Adds Deepak Hathiramani, Leif Ulstrup to Inaugural Advisory Board

Alpha Omega Integration

Alpha Omega Integration has established its inaugural board of advisors that will bring business management, federal consulting and technology insight to support the Information technology services company's $500 million goal by 2023. The board's new members include Deepak Hathiramani, founding partner and executive chairman of SteeleHarbour Capital Partners, and Leif Ulstrup, founder of consulting firm Primehook Technology and executive-in-residence at American University's Kogod School of Business, Alpha Omega said Monday.

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Airbus OneWeb Satellites CEO James Hinds Named to Space and Satellite Professionals International’s Board

James Hinds CEO Airbus OneWeb Satellites

James Hinds, CEO of a joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb, has joined the board of directors of Space and Satellite Professionals International, an association working to bolster the space industry's workforce. Hinds has been Airbus OneWeb Satellites' chief executive since January, when he was promoted from his role as the company's chief operating officer, SSPI said Wednesday.

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