Tag Archives: Supply Chain

Jim Taiclet, Chairman, President & CEO of Lockheed Martin, Inducted to 2021 Wash100

Jim Taiclet Chairman

Jim Taiclet, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, has received the first Wash100 Award of his long federal career for sustaining company growth through acquisition deals and contract wins, promoting support to supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic, and advancing military technology and 5G. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Jim Taiclet as the most significant executive of consequence to the GovCon sector. 

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Zscaler, Steel Root Form CMMC Vetting Support Partnership; Drew Schnabel Quoted

Drew Schnabel VP

Zscaler has partnered with cybersecurity company Steel Root to jointly conduct vetting support to defense industrial base entities seeking to comply with the  Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program. The companies intend to integrate Steel Root's CMMC-focused compliance services with Zscaler's zero-trust access technology that has been authorized under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Steel Root said Tuesday.

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Lockheed Martin Space EVP Rick Ambrose Receives Sixth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Rick Ambrose EVP Lockheed Martin Space

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's space business segment, has been named to the list of recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. He's received the highest honor in all of government contracting (GovCon) for his significant contributions to the federal sector and space domain and his drive to advance spacecraft development and other space tech capabilities. 

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Harish Luthra, John Wookey: SAP NS2 to Add SAP Ariba Platforms to Portfolio to Support Government, Regulated Industries

Harish Luthra SAP NS2

SAP National Security Services plans to offer SAP Ariba platforms to U.S. federal, local and state government agencies, defense and aerospace, utilities and other regulated industries through its portfolio to help modernize their supply chain and procurement operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. SAP Ariba platforms are designed to “help procurement leaders enhance visibility into spend, increase efficiency across the supply chain, reduce costs and risks, and gain data-driven insights to drive more strategic operations from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment,“ Harish Luthra, president for the Secure Cloud at SAP NS2, and John Wookey, president of SAP Intelligent Spend and Business Network, wrote in an article published Monday.

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Bill Monet, Akima President & CEO, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Winning Valuable Contracts, Driving Revenue

Bill Monet President

Executive Mosaic is pleased to present Bill Monet, president and CEO of Akima, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for driving the company's revenue through major contract wins and executive appointments. This marks Monet's second Wash100 Award. Executive Mosaic congratulates Akima and Bill Monet on his 2021 Wash100 Award.

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DNI Avril Haines Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Leading Critical National Security Missions

Avril Haines DNI

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Avril Haines, director of National Intelligence, as an inductee into the 2021 Wash100 Award for spearheading new strategies and priorities across the intelligence community that support national defense and security, as well as emerging capabilities. Executive Mosaic congratulates Avril Haines and the Office of National Intelligence on receiving her first Wash100 Award in 2021.

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DOD Backs Lynas’ Establishment of Texas-Based Chemical Element Processing Facility

Lynas Rare Earths

The Department of Defense is investing $30.4 million in an effort led by Lynas Rare Earths to establish a processing facility for light rare earth elements in Hondo, Texas. DOD issued the award under the Defense Production Act Title III program that aims to ensure the domestic availability of resources essential to national security, the department said Monday.

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Cisco’s Andy Stewart: CMMC Seeks to Drive Broader Change Across DIB to Ensure Tech, Data Security

Andy Stewart Senior Federal Strategist Cisco

Andy Stewart, a senior federal strategist at Cisco, wrote about the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Level Certification framework and how it helps deliver trust throughout the entire supply chain and drive change across the defense industrial base to protect the government's data and technology used to support military operations.

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