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Tim Solms Joins Dun & Bradstreet as Gov’t Segment GM

Tim Solms, former vice president and general manager of U.S. public sector at Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), has been appointed GM of government segment at commercial data and analytics company Dun & Bradstreet. He will use his platform and service management experience in the public sector to facilitate the delivery of …

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Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders for DoD’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said Microsoft and Amazon were the only companies that met …

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Microsoft, PNNL & UW Team Up to Advance Quantum Capabilities in Pacific Northwest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2019 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) formed an alliance with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington in an effort to advance multisector research on quantum information science, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the Northwest Quantum Nexus coalition …

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Former Accenture Federal Exec Sean Dillon Joins SE Solutions as CTO

Sean Dillon, former chief technology officer of the homeland security portfolio at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business, has been named CTO of information technology and management consulting services provider Strategic Enterprise Solutions. SE Solutions said Thursday Dillon will be based in the company’s Tysons Corner, Va., headquarters. The U.S. Marine Corps …

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Former Microsoft, IBM Exec Kevin Eagan to Join Cubic as SVP, Chief Digital Officer

Kevin Eagan, a more than three-decade information technology veteran, has been appointed to serve as a senior vice president and chief digital officer at Cubic (NYSE: CUB) beginning on March 25. Bradley Feldmann, chairman, president and CEO of Cubic, said in a statement published Monday that Eagan brings to the company his experience in IT …

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Expert Panel Discusses Opportunities & Challenges Facing Artificial Intelligence During Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 AI Summit

On Wednesday, Feb. 13th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the Hilton in McLean, Va., for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit. The event featured three keynote speakers and two separate panels featuring some of the top experts in the artificial intelligence sector. Following the …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Artificial Intelligence Summit on Feb. 13

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2019 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit on Feb. 13 at the Hilton-McLean in McLean, Va. Dana Deasy of the Department of Defense, Dawn Meyerriecks of the CIA and Dean Souleles of the Office of the Director of …

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Nicolas Nowinski Joins ViON as IT, Security VP; Tom Frana Quoted

Nicolas Nowinski, formerly a technical architect at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has joined ViON as vice president of information technology and security. “Nicolas understands how best to blend IT with business strategy, which is an important set of skills that mirrors how our customers and all modern organizations are approaching IT,” Tom …

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Microsoft Intros Outlook Mobile With Updated Architecture for DoD, Gov’t Cloud Compliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 17, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled an updated architecture for its Outlook mobile application in line with the security requirements of U.S. federal government and military customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Outlook for iOS and Android is now built on “native” Microsoft …

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Vinay Manne Named Ace Info Solutions CTO; Jay Challa Quoted

Vinay Manne, a more than 18-year information technology veteran, has been promoted to chief technology officer at Ace Info Solutions. He will oversee Ace Info Solutions’ strategic initiatives to provide technology platforms to customers and drive business growth efforts in his new position, the company said Jan. 4. Manne joined the Reston, …

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