Weekly Roundup: Deltek’s Kevin Plexico Named to GovCon Expert Program; ArchIntel’s “Competitive Intelligence Interview Series’ Features ICF’s Joel Koerber, Robin Riviere of SAIC; POC Hosting Future Virtual Battlefield on July 22nd & Weekly Top Ten Stories

Kevin Plexico, SVP of Information Solutions for Deltek, Joins GovCon Expert Program

Kevin Plexico
SVP of Information Solutions
for Deltek and GovCon Expert

Kevin Plexico, senior vice president of Information Solutions for Deltek and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, has become the latest member of Executive Mosaic’s highly prestigious GovCon Expert program.

As a GovCon Expert, Plexico will, as an authority, lead the program’s overview on Contracts and Opportunities in the government contracting (GovCon) industry.

Kevin will provide reliable insight into the public sector, federal government and GovCon for the program. Plexico has over 20 years of experience managing research, operations and product development.

Executive Mosaic created the GovCon Expert program to showcase the authoritative voices of influence in the government contracting (GovCon) sector and federal market. Our experts have extensive experience and reliable knowledge of the latest strategies, initiatives and challenges happening within the U.S. federal government and across industry.

If you are an expert and want to share YOUR voice across our unmatched publications and our other social media products, click here to become a GovCon Expert.

Potomac Officers Club Hosting Future Virtual Battlefield Event on July 22nd; Featuring MG Maria Geravis of U.S. Army

Maria Gervais Director-STE CFT US Army
MG Maria Gervais
Director,Synthetic Training
Environment Cross-Functional
Team
Army Futures Command

Gen. Maria Gervais, director of Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team with the Army Futures Command, will be the keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s Future Virtual Battlefield event on Wednesday, July 22nd.

Click here to register for the Future Virtual Battlefield event.

The event will also feature a full expert panel featuring Scott Gilman, deputy director of the U.S. Army Modeling and Simulation Office (AMSO); Favio Lopez, chief operations officer with Trideum; and Eric Weisel with Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center at Old Dominion University (ODU); and Michael Enloe with Army Futures Command.

Greg Wenzel, who leads the Army business as executive vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, will moderate the panel.

Join Potomac Officers Club for its Future Virtual Battlefield event on July 22nd to learn about the speakers’ perspectives on the future of warfare and coordination at the strategic and tactical levels to strengthen national defense.

Competitive Intelligence Spotlight: Robin Riviere, VP of Competitive Intelligence & Price to Win at SAIC

Robin Riviere VP SAIC
Robin Riviere
VP of Competitive Intelligence
Price to Win with SAIC

Robin Riviere, vice president of Competitive Intelligence and Price to Win with Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), recently spoke to ArchIntel to discuss the strategic decisions, goals, and outcomes of competitive intelligence, as well as how to manage success in the “fog” of the field.

Click here to read the full Competitive Intelligence Spotlight with Robin Riviere. Here’s a full excerpt from his interview with ArchIntel:

ArchIntel: What is a competitive intelligence analyst’s approach and set of goals?

“I always start with the customer. I want to understand, since we’re competing against our competitors for the buyers’ dollars, the strategic intent of the customer because that will determine the approach that all of us take and it’s our job to determine how a competitor is going to interpret the same data that we have to interpret. First and foremost, we want to understand the customer.”

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight: Joel Koerber, VP of Price to Win & Competitive Analysis at ICF

Joel Koerber, vice president of Price to Win and Competitive Analysis at ICF, recently spoke with Archintel regarding the evolving sector of competitive intelligence (CI) and how standards and expectations have continued to change as the division grows, including ethical decisions, pricing and how CI within the government contracting sphere is unique.

Click here to read the full Competitive Intelligence Spotlight with Joel Koerber. Here’s an excerpt from his interview with ArchIntel:

ArchIntel: What makes competitive intelligence collection in the government contracting sector unique and how do you gain trust in the field?

“In terms of trust and credibility, those are aspects that definitely take time. I’ve helped it grow. I’ve helped win work. I’ve established a reputation of being helpful and trying to solve problems, and I think that trust comes with time. That’s all there is to it.”

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