Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA April 13, 2016 — George Newstrom, Dell president for the federal government services business, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his vision in public-private information technology partnership.
The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential voices in the GovCon sector and recognized for their push to drive vision, innovation and achievement on behalf of American citizens.
Newstrom, a former secretary of technology and chief information officer for the state of Virginia, served as president and chief operating officer of Lee Technologies before joining Dell.
He also had 28-year career at global IT company EDS where he held various leadership positions.
In an interview with ExecutiveBiz in 2014, Newstrom said the government should collaborate with the private sector to meet its IT needs.
“We need to understand clearly what our government clients want to accomplish with IT… This will help drive the right IT solution to meet the government’s need, ” he said.
Newstrom added “disruptive technologies” such as cloud computing, big data and analytics, mobile devices, security and social media could prompt federal agencies to enhance the way they work toward their mission goals.
“The resilient GovCon market is primed for an exciting year of growth and recovery in 2016. The leaders that will demonstrate skills in leadership, innovation, reliability, achievement, and vision are included in our selection of this year’s 2016 Wash100 awards, ” said Jim Garrettson, President and Founder of Executive Mosaic. Garrettson went on to say “These winners represent those leaders with standing in the GovCon community most like to shape the big events of 2016.”
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