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Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Receives First Wash100 Award

Kathleen Hicks Deputy Defense Secretary

Kathleen Hicks, deputy secretary of Defense, has been recognized for her leadership and drive for innovation and been named to the annual list of Wash100 Award recipients for the first time in her federal career. Hicks has received her 2021 Wash100 Award for her data prioritization efforts and policy advancements, which will ready the federal defense sector for the future of warfare.

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Chris DeRusha, Federal CISO for OMB, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading US Cybersecurity Policy, Tech Advancement; Driving Federal IT Modernization

Chris DeRusha Federal CISO OMB

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is pleased to announce that Chris DeRusha, the new federal chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Biden administration, has received his first Wash100 Award. 

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Michael Griffin, Defense Undersecretary for Research & Engineering, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Advancing U.S. Space Programs and Energy Weapons Systems

ExecutiveBiz - Michael Griffin, Defense Undersecretary for Research & Engineering, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Advancing U.S. Space Programs and Energy Weapons Systems

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering at the Department of Defense, 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 commitment to advance U.S. space programs and the country's energy weapon systems. This latest honor marks Griffin's second consecutive win.

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Jim McAleese, Principal and Owner of McAleese & Associates, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Providing Consulting and Legal Services to Government Contracting Businesses

ExecutiveBiz - Jim McAleese, Principal and Owner of McAleese & Associates, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Providing Consulting and Legal Services to Government Contracting Businesses

Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Jim McAleese, principal and owner of McAleese & Associates, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for his work in providing consulting and legal services to government contracting businesses.

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Michael Kratsios, Deputy US Chief Technology Officer, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leading Development of AI, Quantum & Other Emerging Tech

ExecutiveBiz - Michael Kratsios, Deputy US Chief Technology Officer, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leading Development of AI, Quantum & Other Emerging Tech

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Michael Kratsios, deputy U.S. chief technology officer and deputy assistant to the President at the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy, was selected to join the 2019 edition of the Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for his leadership in the development of quantum, artificial intelligence and other technologies designed to enhance business operations.

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Ellen Lord, DoD Acquisition Chief, Added to 2019 Wash100 for Vision in Defense Procurement, F-35 Program and Space Force

ExecutiveBiz - Ellen Lord, DoD Acquisition Chief, Added to 2019 Wash100 for Vision in Defense Procurement, F-35 Program and Space Force

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense, 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 her vision to transform the department's acquisition policy, update F-35 program strategy and establish a Space Force. The latest honor represents Lord's third Wash100 win.

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Boeing's Leanne Caret Talks Defense, Space & Autonomy

ExecutiveBiz - Boeing's Leanne Caret Talks Defense, Space & Autonomy

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing's defense, space and security business, told Fortune Magazine in an interview published Monday the Trump administration's move to communicate with industry represents a step toward collaborative public-private sector relations. “The types of conversations this administration is having now, and the insight it's giving us, are …

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CACI's Ken Asbury: US Natl Security Spending Increase Leads to Defense-Related Contract Wins

ExecutiveBiz - CACI's Ken Asbury: US Natl Security Spending Increase Leads to Defense-Related Contract Wins

Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International, has said the Trump administration's increased spending on military efforts against the Islamic State militant organization has led to a number of contract wins for the company in the defense space, CRN reported Thursday. “We have already seen a number of key wins in …

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Defense Firms Link Unfilled DoD Posts to Contracting Activity Slowdown; Leidos’ Roger Krone Comments

ExecutiveBiz - Defense Firms Link Unfilled DoD Posts to Contracting Activity Slowdown; Leidos' Roger Krone Comments

Some defense industry executives have said the Trump administration's current process of finding leaders to fill senior-level roles at the Defense Department has resulted in uncertainty and slow pace of contract awards, Reuters reported Saturday. “The still-high number of unfilled leadership appointments and the approaching government physical year-end continue to …

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy: Trump Administration Opens Growth Opportunities for Defense Industry

ExecutiveBiz - Raytheon's Thomas Kennedy: Trump Administration Opens Growth Opportunities for Defense Industry

Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy has said the White House’s measures to support the defense sector help U.S. contractors pursue growth opportunities in the international market, the Boston Business Journal reported Wednesday. “Having an administration that supports industry and going after international business changes the game,“ Kennedy said during Raytheon’s second-quarter earnings …

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