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QinetiQ Combines US Defense, Security Operations Under New Business; Mary Williams Quoted

Mary Williams President and CEO QinetiQ Inc.

U.K.-based defense technology company QinetiQ has signed a special security agreement with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency to combine all of its defense and security operations in the U.S. under a single entity that will operate as QinetiQ Inc. Mary Williams, former president and CEO of sensor provider Manufacturing Techniques, will lead QinetiQ Inc. as president and CEO.

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Katy Mann Promoted to Splunk Federal Civilian Area VP

Splunk

Katy Mann, a two-decade government technology sales veteran, has been promoted to area vice president for federal civilian agencies at data management software provider Splunk. Mann most recently served as director of national security programs at the San Francisco-based company and led the delivery of its operational intelligence offerings to defense and intelligence customers.

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Andy Jassy, AWS CEO, Discusses Cloud Services in Business, Energy, COVID-19

Andy Jassy CEO AWS

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy recently discussed how cloud-based services have expanded the at-home economy in the COVID-19 era, the rapid growth of cloud and the innovation stemming from cloud services.  “In the first half dozen years or so of AWS you mostly saw startups using the platform. What's happened over the last seven or eight years is that the enterprise and the public sector have started to adopt AWS and the cloud in a very pervasive way,” Jassy said.

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Vertex Awarded Spot on MAC Contact by NAWCAD; Ed Boyington Quoted

Ed Boyington President and CEO Vertext Aerospace

Vertex Aerospace has been awarded a spot on full rate production multiple-award contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. "The combination of our CMMARS and FRP MAC contract seats will allow us to display our full range of capabilities to solve every aircraft modification, systems integration and maintenance challenge as a full life-cycle sustainment company," said Ed Boyington, CEO and president of Vertex Aerospace. 

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