Tag Archives: AT&T

William Kennard to Become AT&T Board Chairman; Randall Stephenson Quoted

William Kennard Incoming Chairman

AT&T’s board of directors has appointed William Kennard to serve as chairman, effective January 2021, the company announced Friday. Kennard will succeed Randall Stephenson, currently AT&T’s executive chairman of the board, who will retire at the beginning of 2021. “It’s an honor to be selected to serve as chairman of AT&T’s board of directors,” Kennard said.

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Potomac Officers Club to Feature “The DoD Journey to 5G: Where We Are, Where Do We Need to Be, and What’s Next” Panel During 5G Summit

5G Summit

Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit will feature notable federal and industry leaders on “The DoD Journey to 5G: Where We Are, Where Do We Need to Be, and What’s Next” Panel. The panelists will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. To Register for the 5G Summit, and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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AT&T to Support Army Public Safety Comms via FirstNet Service; Jill Singer Quoted

Jill Singer

AT&T (NYSE: T) has received a task order to provide its FirstNet public safety broadband service to 72 U.S. Army bases nationwide and in Puerto Rico. “It’s an honor to help the U.S. Army enhance its vital communications with FirstNet capabilities," said Jill Singer, vice president of defense and national security for AT&T's public sector and FirstNet business.

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Pentagon Awards $600M to Advance 5G Experimentation; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios Acting Undersecretary DoD

The Department of Defense has made $600M in awards to support 5G testing and experimentation projects with 15 companies at five U.S. military installations. “The Department of Defense is at the forefront of cutting edge 5G testing and experimentation, which will strengthen our Nation’s warfighting capabilities as well as U.S. economic competitiveness in this critical field,” said Michael Kratsios, acting undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and U.S. chief technology officer.

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Maria Demaree, Lockheed VP & GM of Mission Solutions, to Moderate Panel During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Maria Demaree VP

Maria Demaree, vice president and general manager of mission solutions at Lockheed Martin's space business, will moderate the “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” panel during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th. To Register for the 5G Summit, and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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Lance Spencer, Client EVP at AT&T Public Sector, to Moderate Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Lance Spencer

Lance Spencer, client executive vice president with AT&T Public Sector, will moderate the expert panel during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th, 2020. During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. 

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Executive Spotlight with Amentum CEO John Vollmer on DynCorp Acquisition; SAIC Secures $753M Army Intel Support Contract; CMMC Integration Rule Change; Diane Nguyen Named Microsoft Federal CFO

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Air Force Adds 15 Companies to $950M Joint All Domain C2 Support IDIQ The U.S. Air Force has selected 15 additional companies as awardees on a potential $950M contract to build and operate systems across land, air, sea, space, electromagnetic spectrum …

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AT&T Vet Xavier Williams Named CEO of American Virtual Cloud Technologies; Darrell Mays Quoted

Xavier Williams CEO AVCT

Xavier Williams, a 30-year veteran of AT&T (NYSE: T) and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, will lead American Virtual Cloud Technologies (Nasdaq: AVCT) as CEO starting Oct. 1. He will succeed Darrell Mays, who has been appointed executive vice chairman of the AVCT's board of directors, and will also serve as a board member, the Atlanta-based information technology services provider said Wednesday.

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