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40-Year Tech Industry Vet Pat Gelsinger Named Intel’s Next CEO

Pat Gelsinger Incoming CEO Intel

Pat Gelsinger, CEO of virtualization software provider VMware (NYSE: VMW) since September 2012 and a four-decade technology industry veteran, has been appointed by the board of directors at Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) to serve as the chipmaker's CEO effective Feb. 15. He will succeed Bob Swan, who has led Intel since January 2019, the company said Wednesday.

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Pentagon Works to Realign CMO Functions; David Norquist Quoted

David Norquist Deputy Defense Secretary

The Pentagon has recently announced the redistribution of the chief management officer functions. Of the changes, the Pentagon will strengthen the Department of Defense comptroller’s office to head business process improvements across the department. "[the department will] expand the role of the undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) to improve accountability and performance in DoD business operations,” said David Norquist, deputy defense secretary and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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Potomac Officers Club to Host 7th Annual R&D Summit TODAY; Learn More About Event Speakers

7th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. The summit will feature Dr. Mark Lewis, Rear Adm. Lorin Selby and Dr. Victoria Coleman as keynote speakers. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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White House Establishes National AI Initiative Office; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios, U.S. CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has established the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office, which will advance artificial intelligence research and policymaking across government, industry and academia. “The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office will be integral to the federal government’s AI efforts for many years to come," said Michael Kratsios, chief technology officer of the U.S. and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Booz Allen Execs to Discuss AI Integration Across Federal Defense & Intelligence Sectors

Booz Allen Hamilton executives Steve Escaravage, senior vice president, and Graham Gilmer, principal, will discuss how to advance technology at speed as well as how private-public partnerships are critical to maintaining the competitive advantage within the technology race during Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit on March 30th. 

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Altamira to Serve as Team Lead on GSA’s $997M MEGASTAR BPA; Blaine Worthington Quoted

Blaine Worthington COO Altamira

Altamira Technologies will serve as the new team lead on its existing contractor teaming arrangement for the General Services Administration's potential five-year, $997 million MEGASTAR blanket purchase agreement. “We are excited to take on this Team Lead role on MEGASTAR which provides us with greater opportunities to support NASIC’s critical mission,” said Blaine Worthington, chief operating officer of Altamira.

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Federal Agencies Expedite R&D Initiatives Moving into 2021

research and development

Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process for new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Brian Goodger Talks $40B IT Support GWAC; Gerry Fasano Discusses $7.7B NGEN Deal; Constellis, Honeywell Sign PPE Product Distribution Agreement; AFS to Transform DON Enterprise; Chuck Prow Details Zenetex Acquisition

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Qualtrics Expects Valuation of $14B From IPO Qualtrics, an experience management platform developer acquired by SAP (NYSE: SAP) in 2018, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its planned initial public offering and will trade on Nasdaq using the ticker symbol …

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Potomac Officers Club to Feature Navy Rear Adm. Lorin Selby as Keynote Speaker at 7th Annual R&D Summit

Lorin Selby Chief of Naval Research

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Lorin Selby, chief of naval research, as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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Potomac Officers Club to Host 5G Summit TODAY to Address Priorities, Challenges, Innovations With 5G Adoption

5G Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, notable private and public sector executives will discuss the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors, the steps the federal agencies have taken to remain up to speed with the rapid advancement of technology, and the future programs, plans and priorities as the nation aligns with emerging technology.

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