Maggie Hallbach to Head Verizon’s State & Local Gov’t, Education Markets Team

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Maggie Hallbach Maggie Hallbach, a 17-year Verizon Enterprise Solutions (NYSE: VZ) veteran, has been promoted to a vice president position in the telecommunications company’s public sector business and will work with state, local government and education institutions. Kevin Irland, manager of corporate communications at Verizon, said Monday that Hallbach recently led the Lean Six Sigma...

Deltek’s Chris Dixon: US Governors Highlight Education, Public Safety on Their 2014 Agendas

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A Deltek analyst says U.S. governors highlighted education public safety, justice and social services as areas for policy initiatives in their 2014 state of the state addresses, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Chris Dixon, a Deltek senior manager of state and local industry analysis, believes that contractors could shape their business development strategies around these state-level goals. Dixon...

Steve Harris Appointed Dell Federal VP, GM

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Steve Harris, a 16-year sales veteran at Dell and an executive in the company’s public business group, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the technology maker’s federal government organization — Dell Federal. He will oversee the company’s portfolio of federal government and federal channel business and work with George Newstrom, VP and general manager...

Aneesh Chopra, Former Federal CTO, Helps Spearhead Startup Hunch Analytics

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Aneesh Chopra Aneesh Chopra, who served as the U.S.’ first federal chief technology officer, helped co-found Arlington, Va.-based data analytics incubator Hunch Analytics in October 2013 and serves as an executive vice president there. The company works with healthcare and education leaders to use new data sets and algorithms for decision-making processes in their organizations, according to...

Lore Systems’ Tien Wong on Navigating the Federal Market, the Future of Innovation and GovCon M&A Trends

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On April 18, Lore Systems Chairman and CEO Tien Wong joined a bevy of government contracting industry and innovation leaders on a panel for the official launch of the Ballston Innovation Initiative. The 3-month initiative will connect Capitol-region leaders and entrepreneurs from across the public, private and non-profit sectors in an effort to provide information and opportunity to help better...

Ken Asbury: CACI to Design Natl Defense University War Games

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The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains two base years and an option year, with a $21 million ceiling value, CACI said Monday. NDU’s aims to help military and civilian leaders from the U.S. and other countries evaluate national and international security challenges via educational and research programs and other initiatives. “The National Defense University is a new...

Microsoft Names 17-Year Cisco Vet Laura Ipsen Worldwide Public Sector Lead

Laura Ipsen, Microsoft Microsoft Corp. has appointed Laura Ipsen corporate vice president of Microsoft’s worldwide public sector organization, Microsoft announced Tuesday. Ipsen will lead company sales and marketing to government, public and national security, education and nonprivatized healthcare customers in more than 100 countries. Ipsen will report to Susan Hauser, corporate vice president...

Lockheed’s Dr. Ray Johnson Named to Board at NMSI

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) named Dr. Ray O Johnson, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to its Board of Directors. “It is an honor to join this distinguished group and represent Lockheed Martin on the NMSI board,” Johnson said. “Our nation is facing a critical shortage of American scientists...