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  • Vencore Presents Internet-of-Things R&D Projects at INSA Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Vencore Presents Internet-of-Things R&D Projects at INSA Forum

    Vencore‘s research arm has showcased three internet-of-things technologies to a group of U.S. government engineers, scientists and technologies at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s 2017 Innovators’ Showcase held in McLean, Virginia. Vencore Labs offered insights into its research efforts in IoT areas such as low-power networks, telematics and smart grid during the forum, the company said […] More

  • Mitre Elects Former DoD Official Paul Kaminski to Board of Trustees - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mitre Elects Former DoD Official Paul Kaminski to Board of Trustees

    Paul Kaminski, a former Defense Department undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, has joined Mitre‘s board of trustees. The nonprofit said Thursday he currently serves as president and CEO of Technovation, a consulting company that helps clients develop business and investment strategies related to aerospace and defense technology. Jason Providakes, Mitre president and CEO, said Kaminski will contribute […] More

  • Former Intell Community CIO Al Tarasiuk Joins Digital Reasoning Board; Tim Estes Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Intell Community CIO Al Tarasiuk Joins Digital Reasoning Board; Tim Estes Comments

    Al Tarasiuk, chief security officer at Deutsche Bank and a more than 26-year federal service veteran, has joined the board of directors of Nashville, Tennessee-based cognitive computing software developer Digital Reasoning. Digital Reasoning said Thursday that Tarasiuk previously served as the intelligence community chief information officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and CIO of the […] More

  • IARPA Seeks Methods to Collect Low-Resource Speech, Text Content - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Seeks Methods to Collect Low-Resource Speech, Text Content

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has asked industry to propose methods to find speech and text content in low-resource languages relevant to domain-contextualized English queries. IARPA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice the Machine Translation for English Retrieval of Information in Any Language program seeks an end-to-end system that can support monolingual triage of multilingual datasets. The agency added it wants […] More

  • INSA Appoints LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly as Technology & Innovation Council Chair - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    INSA Appoints LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly as Technology & Innovation Council Chair

    LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly has been named chair of the Technology and Innovation Council at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. Herndon, Virginia-based LGS Innovations said Thursday Kelly succeeds Bob Farrell and will support technology exchange between the government, security community, industry practitioners and academia in his new role. Kelly will also organize the annual INSA Innovators’ Showcase event where private sector […] More

  • Noblis' Roger Mason, CIA Vet Carmen Medina Join US Geospatial Intell Foundation as Board Members - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Noblis' Roger Mason, CIA Vet Carmen Medina Join US Geospatial Intell Foundation as Board Members

    Roger Mason Jr., senior vice president of national security and intelligence at Noblis, and MedinAnalytics founder Carmen Medina have joined the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation as members of the board of directors. Mason and Medina will join the other 25 members of USGIF's board and will serve a three-year term, USGIF said Thursday. Mason, who also serves […] More

  • Former DIA Official David Shedd Joins SOSi's Board of Advisers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former DIA Official David Shedd Joins SOSi’s Board of Advisers

    David Shedd, a former deputy director and acting director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, has joined SOS International‘s board of advisers. Shedd will help the company with regards to leadership, growth and governance along with the other business, defense and government leaders in the advisory board, SOSi said Tuesday. “David's experience in the intelligence community and Latin America closely align with […] More

  • AT&T's Kay Kapoor Among 2016 Women in Technology Leadership Award Winners - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AT&T's Kay Kapoor Among 2016 Women in Technology Leadership Award Winners

    Kay Kapoor, president of government solutions business at AT&T, has won the Women in Technology's 2016 Leadership Award for the corporate large market sector category in recognition of her work in the technology industry. WIT held the 17th Annual Leadership Awards Thursday at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia, in an effort to acknowledge the mentorship, […] More

  • IGS Adds Intell Community Vet David Shedd to Board of Directors; Michael Maples Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IGS Adds Intell Community Vet David Shedd to Board of Directors; Michael Maples Comments

    David Shedd, formerly acting director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, has joined the board of directors of Huntsville, Alabama-based geospatial software provider Intergraph Government Solutions. Michael Maples, IGS board chairman and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, said Tuesday the company will leverage Shedd's insights and experience in the intelligence community to support growth strategies. […] More

  • Chuck Alsup Promoted to President at INSA; Letitia Long Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chuck Alsup Promoted to President at INSA; Letitia Long Comments

    Chuck Alsup, vice president for policy at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, has been selected to succeed Ambassador Joseph DeTrani as president of INSA, effective Jan. 1. INSA said Monday Alsup will oversee the organization’s daily activities, external partnerships, membership and implementation of policies crafted by task forces and councils. DeTrani will continue to […] More

  • Executive Profile: Eric Rickard, Booz Allen VP and SIG Group DoD-Intell Cyber Lead - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Eric Rickard, Booz Allen VP and SIG Group DoD-Intell Cyber Lead

    Eric Rickard serves as vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton and head of Defense Department and intelligence cyber programs for the firm’s Strategic Innovation Group. Rickard helps oversee investments and the delivery of predictive intelligence and cyber defense services to clients. He previously served as a director of customer innovation at Raytheon and held a research and development […] More

  • Executive Profile: John Martinez, VP and General Counsel at Raytheon's IIS Segment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: John Martinez, VP and General Counsel at Raytheon’s IIS Segment

    John Martinez serves as vice president and general counsel for Raytheon's intelligence, information and services business segment. Martinez previously served as the segment’s chief cybersecurity and privacy counsel for cybersecurity and special missions. He also served as senior counsel for the IIS segment’s intelligence and Earth observation and systems modernization and services mission areas. From 2010 to […] More

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