Tag Archives: National Defense Strategy

WestExec Advisors’ Michele Flournoy Delivers Fireside Chat During Potomac Officers Club’s AI for Maneuver Virtual Event

Michèle Flournoy, co-founder and managing partner of WestExec Advisors

During Potomac Officers Club’s Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event, Michèle Flournoy, co-founder and managing partner of WestExec Advisors, was featured in a fireside chat with Greg Wenzel, 2020 Wash100 Award recipient and executive vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton. Wenzel moderated the fireside chat by posing questions on the future of defense as technology evolves. 

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Dave Spirk: Data Strategy Reinforces DoD’s Priority Focus Areas

Dave Spirk Chief Data Officer Department of Defense

The Department of Defense released a strategy to facilitate its transformation into a data-centric organization that considers data as a strategic asset critical to building and maintaining operational advantage on the battlefield. The Data Strategy "reinforces DOD’s priority focus areas of joint warfighting, senior leader decision support and data analytics,” Chief Data Officer Dave Spirk said.

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Dana Deasy: Pentagon Eyes JEDI Cloud Contract Award ‘Re-Announcement’ by End of August

Dana Deasy CIO DoD

Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said DoD expects to provide an update on its decision on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract by the end of August, CRN reported Thursday.

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Fincantieri Subsidiary Wins Potential $5.6B Navy FFG(X) Frigate Design, Construction Contract

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A Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Fincantieri has won a potential 15-year, $5.6B contract from the U.S. Navy to design and build up to 10 FFG(X) guided-missile frigates. Naval Sea Systems Command received four offers for the fixed-price incentive contract, which has a base value of $795.1M and covers engineering and class services, post-delivery availability support, training equipment, crew familiarization and provisioned item orders, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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DoD CIO Dana Deasy Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented chief information officer of the Department of Defense (DoD), his second consecutive Wash100 Award as part of the 2020 selection.  Executive Mosaic recognizes Deasy for prioritizing information technology projects that drive DoD's digital modernization and new tech adoption.

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Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving DoD’s Budget Management Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to present David Norquist, deputy secretary of the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for leading the department’s initiatives to improve financial management for its components and service branches.

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone Sees Momentum in 2020 After Series of Contract Wins, Acquisition Deals

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said during an interview on CNBC’s "Squawk Alley" program aired Tuesday that significant government contracts and major acquisitions will support momentum for the Reston, Va.-based company this year. Shares in Leidos gained 10 percent in midday trade Tuesday.

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