Tag Archives: GovConWire

Twist Bioscience Adopts Battelle’s ThreatSEQ DNA Screening Web Service to Advance Biosecurity

Twist Bioscience Corporation (TWST) became the first to implement Battelle’s ThreatSEQ web service DNA screening platform to detect and characterize sequences of concern in genomic data, supplementing its internal biosecurity efforts, TWST announced on Tuesday. “We have spent decades working with and characterizing biothreats to support global biodefense efforts, which …

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Applied Insight Strengthens Leadership Team and Moves HQ to Tysons, John Hynes Quoted

Applied Insight announced on Thursday that it is moving its headquarters from Ashburn, Va. to Tysons Corner, Va. and made changes to strengthen its leadership team. Mehdi Cherqaoui will serve as chief financial officer in a company that focuses on analytics, cloud and mission IT for federal government clients. He …

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David Luber, Executive Director of U.S. Cyber Command, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit

David Luber, executive director of the United States Cyber Command, will be featured as the keynote speaker during the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit on May 8th. At the event GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss cyber resiliency and how to collaborate effectively on new …

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Unisys Announces $252M in US Federal Agency Contracts; PV Puvvada Quoted

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) announced multiple contracts valued up to $252M from the Census Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the General Services Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs on Thursday. The Census Bureau awarded Unisys a $102M contract to provide IT infrastructure support services for thousands …

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Oren Gadot Appointed CEO of Incubit Technology Ventures, a Subsidiary of the Elbit Systems Group

Incubit Technology Ventures, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Group, announced that Oren Gabot was CEO on Thursday. “This year, as we enter Incubit’s seventh franchise year, we will place special emphasis on increasing the financial value of the portfolio companies,” Gadot said. “Incubit signed a strategic cooperation agreement with a …

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Rumman Chowdhury, Global Lead for Ethical AI at Accenture, Discusses National AI Initiative

Rumman Chowdhury, Global Lead for Ethical AI for Accenture, is in Washington D.C. this week to consult with the White House about the American AI Initiative that originated from an executive order by President Trump in February. While in town, Chowdhury took time out of her schedule on Tuesday to attend …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Jean Stack, Managing Director of Baird, Her First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Jean Stack, a managing director with Baird, with her first Wash100 Award. Executive Mosaic recognizes Stack for her leadership and experience providing technology and professional services to federal agencies. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting …

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John Sanders, COO of CBP, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On March 28th, John Sanders, the chief operating officer of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will give a keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. During the forum, GovCon leaders of the public and …

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KBR Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Financial Results, Guidance for Fiscal 2019

On Tuesday, KBR revealed the company’s fourth quarter and financial results for fiscal 2018 and announced 31 percent organic growth in government services for the fourth consecutive quarter. In the fourth quarter, KBR had a revenue growth of 42 percent to $1.3B with diluted EPS of $0.31, an adjusted EPS …

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Dr. Marie Sandrock Leads SCO’s Mission to Integrate AI Technology Into Military Operations

Dr. Marie Sandrock, deputy director of the Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office, oversees SCO’s mission to develop new and innovative technologies to shape and counter emerging threats across all domains, bringing game-changing capabilities to the Joint Force. As SCO’s deputy director, Dr. Sandrock’s top priority for research and engineering is …

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