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IBM Named Top ‘Military Friendly’ Employer as Sam Gordy Notes Increased Vet Hiring, Training Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been named by Victory Media as the 2018 Military Friendly Employer of the Year in recognition of the company’s military veteran hiring and training efforts, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it aims to add 2,000 more veterans …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent Executive Moves in the GovCon Industry

Weekly Roundup December 4 – December 8 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks the GovCon industry has experienced multiple significant executive shifts that are sure to leave an impact on the industry as a whole. Recent executive moves …

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SAP Names New Global VP for ‘Leonardo’ Digital Innovation System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — SAP (NYSE: SAP) has hired former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive Marc Teerlink as global vice president for the SAP Leonardo digital innovation system, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Teerlink previously worked as chief business strategist for IBM’s Watson business and will lead SAP’s efforts …

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IBM Vet Katharyn White Named Mitre Public Sector SVP, GM

Katharyn White, a 21-year veteran of IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Mitre as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit company’s public sector business. Mitre said Friday White will oversee strategic and customer engagement initiatives for federally funded research development centers the organization currently manages for multiple civilian agencies. “Her wide-ranging …

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IBM to Provide Watson AI, Cognitive Computing Platform for Australian Defense Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will deploy the Watson cognitive computing infrastructure for Australia’s defense department and provide InfoSec Registered Assessors Program certification services under an estimated $3.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Monday the department aims to utilize Watson to support artificial intelligence, …

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Novume to Purchase NeoSystems Via Cash-and-Stock Deal

Novume Solutions has agreed to acquire back office management company NeoSystems for an undisclosed sum through a cash-and-stock transaction. Chantilly, Virginia-based Novume said Monday it expects to wrap up the acquisition in the first quarter of 2018, pending customary closing conditions. The transaction covers the assumption of some liabilities of NeoSystems and …

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GSA Taps 61 Firms for Potential $50B Alliant 2 IT GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 61 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the award is for the unrestricted portion of the Alliant 2 GWAC that has a base term of five …

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IBM to Help Build 1st Phase of Scotland’s Social Security IT Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) business in the U.K. will develop the first phase of Scotland’s social security information technology system under an estimated $11 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Scottish government said Wednesday the IT contract works to facilitate the implementation of the Best Start Grant …

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IBM Watson Health, CDC Study Blockchain Tech for Data Processing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health unit is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on research efforts in the area of blockchain technology for data processing applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Wednesday that IBM Chief Science Officer Shahram Ebadollahi announced the …

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Tech Industry Vet Richard Geruson Joins Lexmark as President, CEO

Richard “Rich” Geruson, formerly president and CEO of software company Phoenix Technologies, has been appointed by the board of directors of Lexmark to serve in the same roles at the Lexington, Kentucky-based imaging systems provider. Geruson succeeds David Reeder, who resigned from the company in June, and will serve as …

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