Tag Archives: LinkedIn

Tech Companies Work With Agencies to Ensure Election Security

Election security

Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook announced that they have expanded their group with the addition of new partners and met with representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the FBI to discuss efforts to protect the upcoming presidential elections from disinformation campaigns and foreign interference, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

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Carahsoft-LinkedIn Partnership to Provide Online Training Across Government Sector

Carahsoft Technology is distributing LinkedIn‘s online learning service to government agencies under contracts with the General Services Administration, NASPO ValuePoint and the NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement program. The service, known as LinkedIn Learning, will deliver more than 12K business, technology and creative skill courses made to facilitate employee learning …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: AI, Virtual Reality, 3D Printing Could Revolutionize Satellite Production

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems segment at Lockheed Martin, has said virtual reality, 3D printing and artificial intelligence are the top three trends he believes will advance and redefine satellite production. Ambrose wrote in an Aug. 3 article published on LinkedIn that future engineers will be able …

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Foundations, Investors, Academic Institutions Seek to Advance Ethics in AI Devt Via $27M Fund

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network and other institutions have created a potential $27 million fund that seeks to consider ethical and accountability issues in research and development of artificial intelligence. The MIT Media Lab and Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet …

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Sarah Allen on Leidos’ Recruitment and Marketing Efforts as a Standalone Company and Her Takeaways from its Separation from SAIC

Sarah Allen serves as Leidos‘ chief human resources officer and is an executive vice president at the GovCon firm, where she works to use recruitment and retention efforts to generate competitive advantage and help the firm grow. Allen had been with SAIC for around four years when it separated into national …

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Candice Mendenhall, SVP of HR at ICF International, on Management, Veteran Hiring, and Her Consulting Background

Candice Mendenhall joined ICF International as senior vice president of human resources in 2008 after helping lead organizations including Freddie Mac and the Ratner Companies in HR leadership roles. As she discussed in this recent interview with ExecutiveBiz, Mendenhall has spent a good part of her career working in HR consultancy and …

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