Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

Joshua Marcuse, Executive Director of Defense Innovation Board, Inducted Into 2020 Wash100 for Modernizing Data, Software & Maintaining Ethics for AI Implementation

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Joshua Marcuse, executive director of the Defense Innovation Board, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for his efforts to modernize software for the department and maintain the ethical guidelines to implement artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. This honor marks Marcuse’s first Wash100 win.

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Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, NGA Director, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for His Technological Capability Advancement Vision

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Navy Vice Adm. Robert "Bob" Sharp, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, was selected to the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his vision to improve the agency’s capabilities in its use of emerging technologies. This latest honor marks his first Wash100 win.

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Todd Probert: Raytheon Leverages Partnerships to Scout for Potential Military Tech Offerings

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon, has said the firm has teamed up with a “dozen or so” companies across Silicon Valley to identify technology offerings that could be adapted for use by military clients and other customers, Aviation Today reported Thursday. “We’re making a big …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Commercial Software Dev’t Processes Could Help Accelerate Defense Tech Deployment

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, has said the military should work with Congress and industry to establish a funding and acquisition framework designed to speed up the delivery of defense capabilities to warfighters by leveraging commercial software development methods. Probert …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Michael Conlin, Chief Technologist, U.S. Public Sector for DXC Technology

Silicon Valley’s name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Don Hoefler, who heard the phrase “Silicon Valley” during a business lunch. Hoefler then published a series of columns detailing the valley’s semiconductor industry under the title “Silicon Valley U.S.A,” what would eventually become a globally-recognized community hotbed …

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Guest Spot: DSA’s R.J. Kolton on ‘Six Actions Mid-Tier Companies Can Take in 2018 to Achieve Long-Term Growth’

Written by: R.J. Kolton R.J. Kolton is Senior Vice President for Business Development for Data Systems Analysts, Inc., (DSA), a mid-tier employee-owned company. He oversees planning and implementation of the corporate growth strategy and business development operations. He is also Vice President for Mid-Tier Advocacy (MTA, Inc.), a 501(3)c organization …

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Linear Particle Accelerator Installed at Lockheed’s Silicon Valley-Based Tech Center

Lockheed Martin has implemented a new linear particle accelerator at its Advanced Technology Center in Silicon Valley to aid the company’s space instrument tests. Lockheed said Tuesday the 1,800-square-foot center houses the SPARC accelerator along with new hardware designed to test instruments such as space-based imaging and communications satellites for deep space navigation. The company noted …

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CIO John Dancy on CSRA’s ‘Next-Gen’ Tech Partnerships & Post-CSC Spin Journey

CSRA‘s journey as an independent company since its late 2015 separation from Computer Sciences Corp. included many moves to position itself in the market as a primary partner for federal agencies and industry vendors seeking to offer new technologies in the government market. Of note, CSRA held a pair of Emerging Technology Day events …

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Lockheed-Collinear Partnership Aims to Commercialize Wireless Transmission Tech; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin and Collinear Networks have partnered to commercialize a global wireless transmission technology designed for telecommunications network operators. Lockheed said Thursday its space systems business has worked with Collinear since June 2014 under a licensing and development agreement to market a Lockheed-developed hybrid point-to-point wireless transmission platform. The agreement gives Collinear exclusive marketing and non-governmental sales …

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Airbus Silicon Valley Outpost Taps MTSI Team for Self-Piloted Vehicle Flight Test Services

A team comprised of Modern Technology Solutions Inc. and nonprofit SOAR Oregon has received a contract from Airbus Group‘s A3 Silicon Valley outpost to provide flight test and range services for A3’s self-piloted flying vehicle platform. MTSI said Thursday it will lead the flight test of A3’s Vahana platform while SOAR Oregon will …

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Lauren McGinley Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

LAUREN McGINLEY GENERAL COUNSEL & SECRETARY NOBLIS Lauren McGinley is General Counsel & Secretary of Noblis, a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization that helps clients solve complex scientific, systems, process, and infrastructure problems in ways that benefit the public. Mrs. McGinley has responsibility for all legal matters and corporate …

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