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PAE Names Cristal Rice as VP of Readiness, Sustainment; John Heller Quoted

Cristal Rice VP-Readiness

PAE has appointed Cristal Rice as the vice president of its Readiness & Sustainment group. Rice is an aerospace industry executive with that has deep experience in team leadership and business development. “Cristal has a demonstrated track record for leading high-performing teams and standing up new business development organizations,” said PAE president and CEO, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, John Heller

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Executive Spotlight: David Young, SVP of Lumen’s Public Sector, Discusses Rebranding from CenturyLink to Lumen

David Young SVP of Public Sector Lumen Technologies

David Young, senior vice president of Lumen’s Public Sector and global hyperscaler business and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding CenturyLink’s recent rebranding to Lumen Technologies. He discussed Lumen’s new initiatives, advanced platform for managing data and applications, and work across government agencies to support real-time decision making. 

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Executive Spotlight: John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum, Discusses DynCorp Acquisition

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

John Vollmer, chief executive officer with Amentum, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s recent announcement of its planned acquisition of DynCorp. He addressed how the purchase would expand the combined company’s offerings, the expansive culture and the new markets that will come into play after they complete integration. 

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Amyx Wins 5 DLA JETS Task Orders to Support Enterprise Modernization; Satya Akula Quoted

Satya Akula President

Amyx has been awarded five Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) J6 Enterprise Technology Services (JETS) task orders to support the agency’s enterprise modernization, the company reported on Wednesday. Most recently, Amyx secured the DLA ERP Cloud Environment Program Support contract.  Under the contract, Amyx will integrate the existing ERP with other supply chain efforts.

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Perspecta, NextgenID Partner to Develop Remote Identity Verification Platform; Jeff Bohling Quoted

Jeff Bohling SVP

Perspecta has entered into a collaboration agreement with NextgenID to develop an identity proofing solution to remotely assess and verify the identity of individuals who apply for credentials to gain physical and network access to government facilities, Perspecta reported on Tuesday. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) updated the SP800-63A standard to enable the use of remote identity proofing for federal agencies.

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Leanne Caret, President & CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Leanne Caret and Jim Garrettson

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), accepted her fourth consecutive Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic on Monday. Caret received her fourth Wash100 Award for her continued leadership in the development of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, winning major defense contracts for the company and accelerating influential aerospace technology

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Accenture Invests $3B to Establish Cloud Division, Names Karthik Narain as Lead; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has formed Accenture Cloud First under a three-year, $3 billion investment. The division will help clients accelerate digital transformation to increase speed and scale. Accenture has appointed Karthik Narain to lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1. Accenture Cloud First is a multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that will leverage Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities and ecosystem partnerships.

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Maximus Launches Public Health Unit, Appoints Executive Leadership; Bruce Caswell, Andrew Sommers Quoted

Bruce Caswell CEO Maximus

Maximus has launched Maximus Public Health (MPH) to provide resources to help remediate COVID-19 and other public health threats for government agencies. To support the new division, Maximus has added five additional public health professionals to establish the MPH mission and structure. MPH will collaborate with academic partners, conduct research and expand partnerships with public health agencies.

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NCI Wins $89M Contract from INSCOM to Provide IT Services; Paul Dillahay Quoted

Paul Dillahay President

NCI Information Systems has been awarded a two-year, $89 million contract from the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) to provide IT Fit-Out services for the Secure Admin Operating Facility (SAOF), the company announced Tuesday. Under the contract, NCI will deliver information technology (IT) and audiovisual (AV) engineering services to modernize INSCOM headquarters.

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Executive Mosaic Launches ArchIntel Events; Deltek’s August Jackson to Keynote Archintel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Forum on Oct. 22nd

ArchIntel

As the leader in exclusive peer networking events, virtual events and media in the government contracting (GovCon) sector, Executive Mosaic continues to expand its platform with the launch of ArchIntel Events. On October 22nd, ArchIntel Events will host the ArchIntel - AI in Competitive Intelligence Forum as its first virtual event featuring August Jackson, senior director of Marketing and Competitive Intelligence for Deltek, as the keynote speaker. 

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C3.ai Enters Agreement With USAF to Provide AI Solutions; Nathan Parker, Ed Abbo Quoted

Ed Abbo President and CEO C3.ai

C3.ai has made an agreement with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) to deliver and deploy the C3 AI Suite and C3.ai Readiness to support predictive analytics and maintenance across the Air Force enterprise. C3.ai will integrate its C3 AI Suite and extend C3.ai Readiness to deploy an AI-based predictive maintenance application for the USAF to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance processes. 

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Q&A With David Egts of Red Hat About COVID-19 Impact, Gov’t Tech Initiatives, Open Source

David Egts

David Egts, director and chief technologist of the Red Hat's North American public sector, recently took part in a recent Q&A session with ExecutiveBiz. Egts will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s Secure IT Modernization in Today’s Environment Virtual Event on August 26th. Click here to register for the virtual event. 

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