CenturyLink Buys Cloud Platform Provider Tier 3; Jared Wray, Jeff Von Deylen Comment

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Jared Wray CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has moved to bolster its cloud computing portfolio by acquiring Seattle area-based public cloud services provider Tier 3 for an undisclosed sum. Jared Wray, founder and chief technology officer for Tier 3, has joined CenturyLink as CTO for the company’s cloud organization and will lead the cloud development center in Seattle, CenturyLink said Tuesday. Jeff...

Gus Hunt to Help LLR Target New Govt Market Investments; Jason Rigoli Comments

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Gus Hunt Gus Hunt, a 28-year CIA veteran and the agency’s former chief technology officer, has joined private equity firm LLR Partners as an operating partner. The firm has opened a second office in Arlington, Va. in addition to its Philadelphia location as it pursues investments in government technology and services businesses with annual revenues of between $25 million and $250 million, LLR...

Gulu Gambhir Named Leidos Corporate CTO

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Gulu Gambhir Dr. S. Gulu Gambhir, formerly acting chief technology officer at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed to the role of corporate CTO. He will lead the company’s technology office and work with science and technology organizations to target investments and to develop and recruit technical talent, Leidos said Monday. Gambhir joined the company in 2009 when it was known as SAIC and...

Lee Vorthman Promoted to NetApp US Public Sector Civilian Agencies CTO

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Lee Vorthman, a 16-year technology industry veteran, has confirmed to GovCon Wire that he has been promoted to chief technology officer for federal civilian agencies at NetApp’s (NASDAQ: NTAP) U.S. public sector. In his new role, he will work to establish the technical direction and overall strategy for the company’s civilian customers. Vorthman joined NetApp in March 2011 and most recently...

Rick Kelley to Head Smartronix Cloud Architect Team; Robert Groat Comments

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Rick Kelley has joined Smartronix as the new technology director in charge of growing the company’s cloud computing business. Kelley has spent nearly decades as a designer and architect of technology products that aim to simplify business processes, Smartronix said Tuesday. He will lead a team of architects that aim to develop and implement cloud offerings. Robert Groat, Smartronix executive vice...

Lanny Cohen Named Capgemini Global CTO

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Lanny Cohen Lanny Cohen has joined the executive committee of Capgemini Group and will serve as global chief technology officer with responsibility for managing business activities aimed to strengthen partnerships. He will also serve as chairman of a panel that will work to protect the company’s intellectual property rights, Capgemini said Monday. Cohen will continue to direct a board assigned to...

Keith Littlefield Named TASC CTO; David Langstaff Comments

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Keith Littlefield Keith Littlefield, former chief information officer at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has joined TASC as the company’s new chief technology officer. The three-decade industry veteran will be responsible for leading the company’s technology strategy and its independent research and development and technical fellows programs, the company said Monday. As NGA’s...

Dan Hushon Named CSC CTO; Mike Lawrie Comments

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Dan Hushon Dan Hushon, a former chief technologist at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), has joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) as chief technology officer. Hushon’s appointment is effective Feb. 28 and he will report to Mike Lawrie, chairman and CEO, the company said Thursday. The 20-year information technology industry veteran has also held chief technologist roles within Sun Microsystems, CSC...

Northrop Promotes 26-Year Vet Dale Burton To Aerospace CTO In Series Of Exec Moves

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Dale Burton Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed three vice presidents in its aerospace systems sector to lead new organizations within that sector. Dale Burton will serve as the sector’s chief technology officer and lead a new research and technology organization, Robert Burke will lead the sector’s strategy and business development organization and Art Lofton will lead the sector’s...

The SI Names NGA Vet Barry Barlow CTO; Bill Graham, Deb Oliver Comment

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Barry Barlow The SI Organization has appointed Barry Barlow, a former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency official, to join the company as chief technology officer. Barlow recently retired from the agency as director for online geospatial intelligence services, the company said Monday. “Barry is a highly respected technologist and gifted leader who has designed and architected many of NGA’s...