Kay Kapoor: AT&T to Continue Helping Navy Install 911 Routing Systems

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AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government solutions business has won a $10.4 million contract to continue to supply and install cloud-based 911 routing and call management systems at U.S. Navy bases nationwide. The AT&T platform is designed to support a national Internet Protocol-based Next Generation 911 program, the company said Monday. Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T Government Solutions, said...

David Wennergren to Join Professional Services Council as Tech Policy SVP

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David Wennergren David Wennergren, a nearly three-decade government veteran and a current vice president at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), will join the trade group Professional Services Council as SVP of technology policy. He will start in the role on June 9 and lead the organization’s primary vehicle for addressing technology-related business issues, the PSC said Tuesday. Wennergren joined...

Mike Leff the Latest Industry Vet to Join AT&T Government Solutions; Gary Noyes on the Evolution of the Firm

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Michael “Mike” Leff, formerly a managing director at Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN), has been appointed vice president of the civilian portfolio at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) federal business organization, AT&T Government Solutions. Leff will oversee the telecommunications company’s work with federal civilian agencies in his new role, AT&T said Tuesday. Within the...

Chris Smith Joins AT&T as Government Solutions Technology VP; Kay Kapoor Comments

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Chris Smith Chris Smith, former U.S. federal chief technology and innovation officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined AT&T (NYSE: T) as vice president of technology for the company’s government solutions business. Smith will oversee a team of 175 technologists that focus on developing products and services for federal customers, AT&T said Monday. “He is going to be an important...

AT&T to Install Private Network at HUD Sites; Kay Kapoor Comments

Kay Kapoor AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) federal government unit has won a potential $31 million contract to connect 93 Department of Housing and Urban Development facilities to a managed virtual private network. HUD awarded the contract as part of a network modernization initiative aimed at moving the agency away from a frame relay network toward a managed VPN service for employees and operations nationwide,...

GSA, Telecom Firms Sign Govt-Wide Mobile Service BPA; Kay Kapoor Comments

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AT&T (NYSE: T) Sprint (NYSE: S), T-Mobile and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) have signed a blanket purchase agreement with the General Services Administration to centralize service plans for agencies under one government-wide purchasing vehicle. The agency intends to consolidate wireless services under this strategic sourcing initiative and grant agencies access to a shared pool of minutes over the next five...

Kay Kapoor Joins AT&T As Govt Services President

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Kay Kapoor Kay Kapoor, former CEO of Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN), has joined AT&T (NYSE: T) as president of the government solutions unit. The 25-year government contracting and technology veteran will lead a team of nearly 4,000 employees that provide information technology and professional services to federal agencies, AT&T said Thursday. Kapoor will be based in AT&T’s...

John Goodman Named Accenture’s Interim Federal Lead

John Goodman John Goodman, managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) defense and intelligence business, has been tapped to lead the company’s federal business on an interim basis, Nick Wakeman of Washington Technology reports. The company confirmed to Wakeman that Kay Kapoor, former managing director and chief executive of the federal business, has resigned from the company to pursue...

USDA CIO Chris Smith to Join Accenture in April; Kay Kapoor Comments

Chris Smith Accenture has appointed Agriculture Department Chief Information Officer Chris Smith as the company’s new federal chief technology and innovation officer. The company said Tuesday that he will assume his new position April 9 after retiring from his post at USDA two days prior. Kay Kapoor, Accenture He will report to Kay Kapoor, Accenture’s federal business lead, who said the...

Accenture Assembles Federal Business Advisory Board; Kay Kapoor Comments

Kay Kapoor, Accenture Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed five former federal officials to Accenture’s newly formed federal advisory board, Accenture announced Tuesday. Accenture said the board will meet quarterly and advise the company’s federal services unit on the federal market, industry trends and business strategies. Kay Kapoor, managing director of Accenture’s federal practice,...