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Gerry Fasano, President of Leidos Defense Group, Receives First Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Gerry Fasano (L) and Jim Garrettson (R)

Gerry Fasano, president of Leidos’ defense group, was presented his 2020 Wash100 Award for the first time in his long career in the government contracting (GovCon) sector. Fasano received his first Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, on Thursday. Visit the Wash100 site to learn about the other 99 winners of the 2020 Wash100 Award.

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GSA’s Stephanie Shutt Featured as Keynote Speaker During GovConWire’s 2020 Business Development Forum

Stephanie Shutt Director of MAS PMO GSA

Stephanie Shutt, director of the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program Management Office (PMO) at the General Services Administration (GSA), was featured during GovConWire’s most recent 2020 Business Development Forum on Aug. 27th. You can still register here to watch the BD Forum in its entirety through GovConWire’s Event Archive

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 5th Annual Army Forum, Featuring Bruce Jette as Keynote Speaker

Bruce Jette Acquisition Chief US Army

In order to address the evolving defense priorities, Potomac Officers Club will host its 5th Annual Army Forum on Aug. 27th, where notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the progress, innovations and accomplishments of the Army’s modernization renaissance over the last year, what challenges remain, and how industry can help in 2021 and beyond. Click here to register for Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Army Forum.

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Andy Jassy, AWS CEO, Discusses Cloud Services in Business, Energy, COVID-19

Andy Jassy CEO AWS

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy recently discussed how cloud-based services have expanded the at-home economy in the COVID-19 era, the rapid growth of cloud and the innovation stemming from cloud services.  “In the first half dozen years or so of AWS you mostly saw startups using the platform. What's happened over the last seven or eight years is that the enterprise and the public sector have started to adopt AWS and the cloud in a very pervasive way,” Jassy said.

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Bruce Jette, Army Acquisition Chief, to Deliver Keynote Speech at Potomac Officers Club’s Annual Army Forum on Aug. 27th

Bruce Jette Asst Sec for ALT US Army

Bruce Jette, assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, logistics and technology and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, will serve as the keynote speaker at Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Army Forum on Thursday August 6th. 

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Vertosoft Partners with Zimperium to Provide FedRAMP Authorized Mobile Threat Defense; Jim Kovach, Jay Colavita Quoted

Vertosoft has partnered with Zimperium, the global leader in mobile threat defense (MTD) and the first MTD provider that is FedRAMP Authorized, to serve as Zimperium’s public sector distributor, Vertosoft reported on Wednesday. 

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C3.ai, Microsoft Partner to Launch Digital Transformation Institute to Advance Scientific AI Innovation; Thomas Siebel, Eric Horvitz Quoted

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C3.ai, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and multiple universities have partnered to release two major initiatives: C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute and C3.ai DTI First Call for Research Proposals, C3.ai announced on Thursday

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Raytheon Completes FLIR System to Support Soldiers Fields of View; Sam Deneke Quoted

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Raytheon Company has developed, manufactured and delivered its first 3rd GEN FLIR sensor system under a U.S. Army contract awarded in 2016. This latest Forward-Looking Infrared (FLIR) system to support soldiers four fields of view, the company announced on Wednesday.  

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2020 Wash100 Winner Jill Singer: 5G Will Power a New Wave of Capabilities For Geospatial Intelligence

Jill Singer GovConExpert

We announced on Monday that we’re introducing our 5G network to 20 more markets. With this latest news, we now offer 5G service for consumers, businesses and the U.S. public sector in a total of 100 markets across the U.S. And 5G+ is now available in parts of 35 cities for customers with compatible plans and devices. 

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Pivot3 Earns Common Criteria Certification to Support Expanding Edge Computing Use Cases in Multiple Markets; Ben Bolles, Matthew Appler Quoted

Pivot3, with the help of Corsec, has earned the Common Criteria Assurance Assurance Continuity certification for its Acuity 10.6 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software platform, Pivot3 announced on Thursday

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