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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets IARPA Imagery Analysis Research Contract; Bryan Rich Quoted

Bryan Rich Managing Director AFS Applied Intell

Accenture Federal Services will use artificial intelligence and machine learning to accelerate analysis of geospatial imagery under a potential four-year contract with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity. AFS will work with Element84, I2R, Boston University, Cornell University, MIT, North Carolina State University, South Dakota State University, University of Tennessee and University of California-Riverside to study changes in the earth’s surface caused by climate change, urban growth and other factors under IARPA’s Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique program.

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AeroVironment to Buy Arcturus UAV in $405M Cash-Stock Deal; Wahid Nawabi Quoted

Wahid Nawabi President and CEO AeroVironment

Unmanned aircraft system manufacturing company AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) has agreed to acquire Arcturus UAV in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at approximately $405M as part of efforts to expand into adjacent segments and broaden UAS portfolio and customer footprint. “We are excited about the opportunities for value creation through our acquisition of Arcturus UAV, which will enable us to accelerate our growth strategy and expand our reach into the more valuable Group 2 and 3 UAS segments,” said Wahid Nawabi, president and CEO of AeroVironment.

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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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Boomi’s Alan Lawrence: Federal IT Modernization Key to Improve Data Security, Engagement & Mission Outcomes

Alan Lawrence VP of Federal Boomi

Alan Lawrence, vice president of federal at Dell Technologies' (NYSE: DELL) Boomi business, said government agencies should shift their focus from maintaining legacy information technology systems and applications to advancing IT modernization to improve data security, employee and customer engagement and mission outcomes.

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Martin Schroeter to Become CEO of IBM’s ‘NewCo’ Spinout

Martin Schroeter Incoming CEO NewCo

Martin Schroeter, former senior vice president for global markets at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been named CEO of NewCo, an independent company that will be formed once IBM spins off its managed infrastructure services business by the end of 2021. Effective Jan. 15, Schroeter will oversee the new company that will focus on information technology infrastructure modernization and management.

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NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins Talks AI for Federal Tech Transformation

Anthony Robbins VP of Federal NVIDIA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2020 — Anthony Robbins, vice president of NVIDIA's federal business and three-time Wash100 awardee, said the federal government has rallied industry to explore opportunities and challenges associated with artificial intelligence adoption as part of initiatives to transform agency systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 14.

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Anthony Robbins Receives Third Wash100 Award for Driving Innovation in AI, Data, RPA

Anthony Robbins Receives 2020 Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson

Anthony Robbins, vice president of public sector at NVIDIA, received his third Wash100 Award for driving data use and innovation in artificial intelligence within federal agencies and across the federal sector. Executive Mosaic congratulates Anthony Robbins and NVIDIA on his third Wash100 Award. Robbins is one of the strongest advocates for artificial intelligence innovation in the federal market.

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