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Defense Secretary James Mattis to Step Down in February

James Mattis will leave the Department of Defense on Feb. 28 after two years of service as DoD’s top civilian leader. “My views on treating allies with respect and also being clear-eyed about both malign actors and strategic competitors are strongly held and informed by over four decades of immersion …

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DARPA Selects Industry, Academic Research Teams for Potential $1.5B Electronics Resurgence Initiative

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen multiple research teams from the commercial and academic sectors to address microelectronics innovation challenges as part of an initiative worth up to $1.5 billion over five years. DARPA said Tuesday the Electronics Resurgence Initiative covers six “Page 3” programs that seek to explore …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Geospatial Intelligence, Noblis and More

Weekly Roundup July 10 – July 14 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit provider of science, technology, and strategy services to government agencies, was awarded a $3 billion IDIQ contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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Stanford University Lands $1.7B Contract to Continue DOE Lab Operations Support

Stanford University has received a potential five-year, $1.73 billion contract from the Energy Department to continue to operate and manage the Menlo Park, California-based SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. The contract will run from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2022, and includes provisions in response to DOE’s Commission to Review the …

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Rafael Lopez Joins Accenture’s Health & Public Service Practice as Managing Director

Rafael Lopez, a former division commissioner at the Department of Health and Human Services, has been named managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) health and public service practice in North America. Accenture said Tuesday Lopez will help develop strategy and offerings across the company’s child support, child welfare, public assistance and public health practices in his …

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Former IBM Federal Lead Anne Altman, Google’s Gayathi Rajan Appointed to Maximus Board of Directors

Anne Altman, former general manager of U.S. federal and government industries at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Google (Nasdaq: GOOGL) Product Management Vice President Gayathri Rajan have been appointed to the board of directors at government services contractor Maximus (NYSE: MMS). Reston, Va.-based Maximus said Monday Altman and Rajan will take the seats scheduled to be vacated on Jan. …

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Erin Andre Named SRI Chief People Officer, Greg Kovacs to Serve as Biosciences Division President

SRI International has appointed Greg Kovacs, a 25-year professor at Stanford University, as president of its biosciences division and named Erin Andre, former chief human resource officer of Convergys, as the nonprofit’s chief people officer. Kovacs will collaborate with other executives of SRI and the biosciences division to  implement research, development and commercialization strategies, SRI …

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Former FBI Chief Robert Mueller Takes Partner Role at Law Firm WilmerHale

Robert Mueller, director of the FBI for 12 years prior to his retirement in September 2013, has joined international law firm WilmerHale as a partner. Mueller, who held second-longest tenure as director in the FBI’s history, will spend time in the firm’s West Coast offices as he currently holds a …

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