Tag Archives: GovConWire

Fortinet’s Bob Fortna Outlines Ways SD-WAN Supports Agency IT Modernization, Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2019 — Bob Fortna, president of the federal business at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), has said government agencies can utilize software-defined wide-area network capabilities in order to support high-bandwidth applications and prevent cyber attacks in line with modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported July 31.

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Hexagon US Federal’s Chris Bellios: Investments, Emerging Tech to Advance Firm’s Market Positioning

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2019 — Chris Bellios, chief operating officer of Hexagon US Federal, has said the geospatial and technical services company looks to build on its investments in technology areas over the next two years in order to expand its market and position its portfolio for the public safety, military and intelligence communities.

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Monte Hawkins, CBP Director of the National Vetting Center, for Security Vetting Process Modernization Update on Aug. 14th

On August 14th, Potomac Officers Club will host the Security Vetting Process Modernization Update at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. Monte Hawkins of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be the keynote speaker for the event. Gator Harvey of Northrop Grumman Technology Services will serve as the moderator for an expert panel featuring Casie Antalis and Eric Peters of CBP, Sam Robinson of the FBI and Lori Vislocky of DHS. 

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Infor, GTY to Offer BI, Analytics, Grants Mgmt Tech to State & Local Agencies; Bill Sullivan Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 5, 2019 — Infor will offer GTY Technology Holdings' grants management, budgeting and transparency platforms to local and state government agencies in support of digital transformation efforts in the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported July 19.

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NCI Secures Position on HHS AI Contract; Paul Dillahay Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 05, 2019 — NCI Information Systems will bid for task orders under a five-year, $49M contract to help the Department of Health and Human Services modernize business processes and systems through the use of intelligent automation and artificial intelligence technology, ExecutiveGov reported July 25.

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Weekly Roundup: President Trump Nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence, Perspecta Closes Knight Point Systems, Guidehouse Acquires Navigant Consulting for $1.1B, Potomac Officers Club Hosts 6th Annual Intel Summit Featuring VADM Robert Sharp and Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Monday, GovConWire reported that President Trump would nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to succeed Dan Coats as the director of National Intelligence.  “I think that John Ratcliffe is going to do an incredible job, if he gets approved,” Trump told reporters at the White House via CNN. “I think …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, DIA Director, His Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), with his second consecutive Wash100 Award during Potomac Officers Club’s 6th Annual Intel Summit on Wednesday. 

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Participates in USAF-Industry Dialogue to Discuss Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2019 — Roger Krone, CEO at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and six-time Wash100 winner, joined government personnel, small business representatives and other industry leaders earlier this month to discuss current and future technology for the U.S. Air Force at the 14th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue With Industry event, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

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AT&T’s Mike Leff: 5G Wireless Networks to Transform Air Force Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2019 — Mike Leff, vice president for defense within AT&T's (NYSE: T) public sector business, believes 5G wireless technology will be transformative for the U.S. Air Force as the company works to help the service branch deploy such networks to support military missions, ExecutiveBiz reported July 17.

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