PSC Names GovCon Exec Leaders to Chair Tech Committees

PSC Professional Services CouncilThe Professional Services Council has appointed executives from several technology companies to lead six newly-formed committees and working groups under its technology arm.

“The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today, ” David Wennergren, senior vice president for technology at,  said Thursday.

Casey Coleman, client executive vice president at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government business, and Deloitte Principal Robin Lineberger will chair PSC’s tech innovation committee, which will look to identify new technologies it believes can change the federal technology marketplace and facilitate the exchange of new ideas.

George Newstrom, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal services business, and IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal general manager Anne Altman will lead a panel responsible for the council’s 2015 Tech Conference April 29.

Tom Greiner, managing director of technology for Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal business, and Max Peterson of Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) will steer a best practices committee that will seak to ensure federal agencies understand technology practices.

Peterson, a general manager at AWS; and Michelle Rudnicki, who serves as VP of cloud computing and growth initiatives for IBM’s federal arm, will oversee cloud computing case study working group that will evaluate consumption-based purchases of cloud tools.

The PSC’s Tech 45 Working Group will seek to form a coalition to develop a new technology agenda for the next president and recommend legislative actions.

Chairman of that group will include Alan Balutis, director of Cisco‘s (NASDAQ: CSCO) global public sector practice; Dan Chenok, executive director of IBM’s Center for the Business of Government; and Dave McClure, chief strategist at Veris Group.

The PSC’s cybersecurity committee will establish a set of activities around cybersecurity issues the federal government faces and be chaired by Sam Visner, chief of ICF International‘s (NASDAQ: ICFI) cybersecurity business, and Robert Carey, head of Computer Sciences Corp.’s (NYSE: CSC) public sector cybersecurity business.

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