John Hillen: GovCon Services Market ‘Leaving Its Teenage Years,’ Entering New Maturation Phase

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The GovCon services market is entering a new phase of maturity and leaving a part of a nearly five-decade timespan that “might be seen as its teenage years,” former Sotera Defense Solutions CEO John Hillen wrote in a May 20 guest column for Washington Technology. Hillen, executive in residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Management, is charting the...

John Hillen Named Operating Partner at LLR Partners; Dave Stienes Comments

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John Hillen, former CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions, has joined private equity firm LLR Partners as an operating partner where he will evaluate new investment opportunities and develop strategies for LLR’s existing companies, the firm said Wednesday. Hillen has taken on a number of roles within the past few months including chairman of the board of advisers at SOS International, a member of...

John Hillen Joins George Mason University as Professor and Executive in Residence

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John Hillen, former president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions, has been named executive in residence and professor of practice for George Mason University’s School of Management. Hillen currently serves as chairman of the board of advisers at SOS International, is on board of directors at Software AG Government Solutions and is vice chairman of Sotera’s board of advisers. “The School...

John Hillen to Chair SOS International’s Board of Advisers

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John Hillen, formerly president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions for four years, has been appointed chairman of the board of advisers at SOS International. Hillen continues to serve as vice chairman of Sotera’s board of advisers and as chairman of the Professional Services Council’s board of directors, SOSi said Monday. His private sector career includes service as president of CGI...

John Hillen, Chuck Heflebower, Alan Wade Join Software AG Govt Solutions Board; Tod Weber Comments

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John Hillen John Hillen, formerly president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions for five years, is one of three new appointees to the board of directors at Software AG Government Solutions, the Germany-based software conglomerate’s subsidiary focused on the U.S. federal market. Chuck Heflebower, a senior vice president at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI), and former CIA Chief...

John Hillen Steps Down as Sotera CEO; William Cave, Laurie Villano Named Interim Co-Leads

John Hillen has stepped down as CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions after five years at the helm and will serve as vice chairman of the company’s advisory board. William Cave and Laurie Villano will serve as interim co-chief executives and will continue to lead defense and intelligence solutions and cyber systems and solutions business lines, Sotera said Thursday. The board of directors is searching...

Sotera Promotes Rick White to CIO: John Hillen Comments

John Hillen Sotera Defense Solutions has promoted Rick White, previously vice president and solutions architect, to serve as chief information officer. The company said Wednesday White will be responsible for developing and implementing information technology offerings aimed at helping customers fulfill information- and technology-related missions. John Hillen, president and CEO, said White will lead...

Sotera Names Booz Allen Vet Laurie Villano Cyber Systems Lead; John Hillen Comments

Laurie Villano Sotera Defense Solutions has appointed Laurie Villano senior vice president of the cyber systems and solutions business, headquartered in Annapolis Junction, Md. The company said she will lead a team of 300 national security professionals in delivering cybersecurity solutions to customers in Fort Meade, Md., home of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. John HIllen She...

Sotera Completes Purchase of Potomac Fusion, Developer of Cloud, ISR Solutions

John Hillen, Sotera Sotera Defense Solutions completed its acquisition of Potomac Fusion Inc. on Friday, according to a company announcement. Sotera announced on Dec. 1 it had agreed to acquire the Chantilly, Va.-based company, a developer of information solutions for defense and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems that operate in cloud computing environments. Sotera President...

Sotera to Buy Defense ISR, Cloud Computing Firm; John Hillen Comments

John Hillen, Sotera Defense Sotera Defense Solutions has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Potomac Fusion Inc., the company announced Thursday. Potomac Fusion develops information solutions for defense and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems that operate in cloud computing environments. Those solutions include data analytics, cybersecurity and visualization. Chantilly,...