Executive Moves

Former FBI Cyber Head Shawn Henry Joins Security Startup

Shawn Henry, the FBI’s former top official on cyber crime, has joined the California-based startup security firm CrowdStrike as president of the company’s services division. In a blog post Wednesday, he said his new position will give him flexibility and opportunity to help the U.S. secure its cyber networks. The …

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Former AF Acquisition Lead David Van Buren Joins L-3 as Business Strategy SVP

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has appointed David Van Buren to the newly-created position of senior vice president of business strategy, the company announced Wednesday. The former U.S. Air Force Senior Acquisition Executive will focus on the strategic execution of operating objectives such technical initiatives and adapting to new defense and …

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NJVC Names IT Services Practice Lead, Capture Directors; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has appointed Jan Sherwin practice lead for enterprise management services and information technology services and Mark Cronk and Willie Lau directors for capture. President Jody Tedesco said in a release that the appointments were made to help the company reach its strategic goals and move the company into new …

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Former Dell Federal Head Richard Pineda Launches New IT Firm

Three information technology veterans have joined forces to launch Spear Inc., a new federal IT contracting firm. Spear is the creation of Richard Pineda, Noel Samuel and Gino Antonelli, who established the company in February, according to the company announcement. The new company will deliver IT services, consulting and business …

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ManTech Names CIA Vet Dean May Intel Solutions VP; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) has appointed Dr. Dean May vice president of intelligence solutions for the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group. The company said Tuesday he will lead the group’s initiatives for developing advanced technologies for cyber solutions and business growth within the intelligence community. Group President Bill …

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CSC Names Jon Love a Business Development VP; Alan Weakley Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Jon Love vice president of strategic business development for its North American public sector defense group. The Falls Church, Va.-based information technology firm said he will manage the group’s strategic direction and new business prospects. Group President Alan Weakley said the 25-year industry …

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Northrop Names 31-Year Army Vet Robert Carr to Head Fort Meade, Aberdeen Business

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has appointed retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert Carr corporate lead executive for business in Fort Meade and Aberdeen, Md. The Falls Church, Va.-based company said he will manage business activities there and manage relations with U.S. Defense Department and intelligence customers. Fort Meade is home …

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GDIT Names James McManamon a Navy, Marines Services Area VP

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed James McManamon vice president of the Navy and Marine Corps services business area within the information technology unit. He will be responsible for the unit’s strategic business development and planning. Ken Slaght, a vice president and general manager, said maritime stakeholders in industry and …

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Neustar Names IT Industry, Marines Vet Jonathan Coombes CISO

Neustar Inc. has appointed 25-year information technology veteran Jonathan Coombes chief information security officer, Neustar announced Thursday. Coombes will report to Alex Tulchinsky, Neustar senior vice president for infrastructure and operations, and be based in Sterling, Va. Tulchinsky said Coombes will help the company develop processes and standards for protecting confidential data …

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Harris Names Ted Hengst IT Services Head; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has appointed Ted Hengst as president of its information technology services business unit, the company announced Wednesday. He originally joined the communications and information technology company in 2006 as president of that unit, later assuming the chief information officer and corporate vice president roles in 2010. …

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