Executive Moves

Camilo Sandoval Appointed as Federal CISO

Camilo Sandoval Federal CISO

The Trump administration has appointed Camilo Sandoval as federal chief information security officer, FedScoop reported on Wednesday. Sandoval, who assumed the role in Oct. 2020, will succeed Grant Schneider, who left the position in Aug. 2020 to join Venable  as senior director of cybersecurity services. Prior to assuming the role, Sandoval served as president and chief information officer (CIO) of MCI.  

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Former Microsoft Exec Jon Love Joins Maxar as Strategic Growth VP; Tony Frazier Quoted

Jon Love Strategic Growth VP Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has appointed Jon Love, former head of public sector partner development at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), as vice president of strategic growth, responsible for driving company efforts to secure opportunities in the global public sector. “In this role, he is going to lead efforts to help our U.S. Government customers, our closest allies, and ecosystem of industry partners harness commercial innovation in Earth Intelligence create mission force multipliers across our community,” said Tony Frazier, executive VP of global field operations at Maxar and a four-time Wash100 awardee.

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Jeffrey Harris, Dale Mosier Elected to CTC Board Leadership Posts; Ed Sheehan Quoted

Ed Sheehan President and CEO CTC

The board of directors of Concurrent Technologies Corp. has elected Jeffrey Harris, a national security industry veteran, as board chair and business leader Dale Mosier as vice chair. Harris and Mosier will each serve a three-year term on the company’s board.

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Former National Lab Exec Anantha Krishnan Named General Atomics Energy Group SVP

Anantha Krishnan SVP of Energy Group General Atomics

Anantha Krishnan, a 15-year veteran of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and most recently associate laboratory director of the LLNL engineering directorate, has been appointed senior vice president of the energy business at General Atomics.

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Stephen Sartwell Joins Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions in SVP Role

Stephen Sartwell SVP Cobham AES

Stephen Sartwell, formerly an executive at L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX), has joined Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions as senior vice president for program and operations excellence. Sartwell held manufacturing-related roles across his tenure at L3Harris, including leadership over standardization to accommodate boosted production workloads, Cobham said Monday.

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DoD Creates New Office to Oversee Space Policy; David Norquist Quoted

David Norquist Deputy Defense Secretary DoD

The Department of Defense established on Thursday the office of the assistant secretary of defense for space policy in accordance with the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The creation of the new position “is a change of the civilian oversight of the space enterprise that aligns with the establishment of the U.S. Space Force and U.S. Space Command,” said David Norquist, deputy defense secretary and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner.

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Boeing Vet Megan Davies to Succeed Esina Alic as Insitu CEO

Insitu

Megan Davies, director of enterprise program management at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been named as the next CEO of the aerospace and defense company's Insitu subsidiary, the Portland Business Journal reported Friday. She will succeed Esina Alic, who has led the unmanned aircraft system manufacturer since April 2018 and will step down from the CEO position by Dec. 1.

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