Tag Archives: TechAmerica

Commerce Dept Names CompTIA’s David Logsdon to Aerospace Equipment Int’l Trade Advisory Committee

David Logsdon, CompTIA‘s Space Enterprise Council senior director, has joined the Commerce Department‘s International Trade Advisory Committee on Aerospace Equipment and will serve through the committee’s four-year charter term. The ITAC on Aerospace Equipment works to provide advisory support to the secretary of commerce and the U.S. trade representative on market access, …

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Verizon’s Kevin Irland: Shared Services Impacts Financial, Technical, Operational Functions

State and local governments are increasingly adopting cloud and implementing an IT shared services model due to its financial, technical and operational promises, says Kevin Irland, a corporate communications manager at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Irland writes in a Tuesday blog post that a survey by Grant Thornton, TechAmerica and the National Association of State Chief Information …

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Michael Spierto Named TechAmerica Cyber Policy Director

Michael Spierto, a former staffer at a House Homeland Security subcommittee, will officially join TechAmerica as director of cybersecurity policy on April 14, Government Technology reported Friday. Brian Heaton writes that some of Spierto’s work on Capitol Hill has included policy discussions with stakeholders about the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure …

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Sonya Cork of Verizon Named to TechAmerica Public Sector Board of Directors; Shawn Osborne Comments

Sonya Cork, Verizon Enterprise Solutions vice president of public sector markets, has been appointed to the TechAmerica public sector board of directors, TechAmerica said Wednesday. The public sector board focuses on issues that are of the most importance to federal and state government contractors, according to TechAmerica. “Sonya brings an extensive background …

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Lockheed’s Stephanie Hill Recognized for Promoting STEM; CEO Marillyn Hewson on Hill’s Leadership

Stephanie C. Hill, vice president and general manager of the civil business within Lockheed Martin‘s Information Systems and Global Solutions line, has been selected to receive the 2014 Black Engineer of the Year award from the Career Communications Group. The group recognized Hill for her 27-year career in engineering and …

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Tom Anderson: STG Signs On for TechAmerica

STG Inc. has joined TechAmerica, the Washington-based trade association that represents service providers in the fields of business intelligence and information technology. Private and public organizations, including nearly 50 federal agencies work with STG, a ISO 9001:2008-certified company that also holds an SEI CMMI Maturity Level 3 rating, TechAmerica said August …

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TASC Joins TechAmerica; Susan Siegel Comments

TASC has joined U.S. technology trade association TechAmerica to participate in discussions and learning forums. The company’s nearly 5,000 professionals both hold advanced degrees and work in domains such as aviation systems, cloud architecture and engineering, modeling and simulation and space systems, TechAmerica said Thursday. “With fast-paced technological advances and …

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Dennis Stolkey Named TechAmerica Chair

Trade association TechAmerica has named Dennis Stolkey, senior vice president and general manager of the Americas for HP Enterprise Services, chairman of the association’s board of directors. TechAmerica said in a release he succeeds Peter Boni, CEO Emeritus of Safeguard Scientifics, who will remain on the board. “Dennis has been a …

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TechAmerica Big Data Report Highlights Confusion, Need for R&D Strategy

A report from the TechAmerica Foundation’s Federal Big Data Commission says big data can be defined through identifying four major characteristics, ZDNet reports. Leaders and commissioners came from companies including IBM, SAP, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, EMC, NetApp, Grant Thornton and Computer Sciences Corp., according to Andrew Brust’s …

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CGI Exec Helps Launch TechAmerica Cloud Event, Guide

CGI Group offered up recommendations and best practices for cloud computing at a TechAmerica Foundation event Thursday in Silicon Valley. CGI said that Aldona Valicenti, CGI vice president and SLG-CC commissioner, participated in a panel discussion at the event. TechAmerica also issued a guide to cloud computing at the event. …

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The Possibilities of Cloud According VCE Chairman Michael Capellas in Congressional Hearing

VCE Chairman Michael Capellas spoke to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation earlier today outlining cloud computing opportunities and challenges within U.S. federal government, domestic public and commercial sectors, and international markets.  Capellas’ speech explored key barriers to cloud adoption and incorporated findings of the TechAmerica Commission on …

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