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DOD’s Ellen Purdy to Address Spectrum Capabilities in Digital Battlespace

Ellen Purdy DOD

Ellen Purdy, director of emerging capabilities, prototyping initiatives and analysis at the Department of Defense, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s Achieving Spectrum Dominance in the Digital Battlespace Virtual Event on Jan. 26. To register for the Achieving Spectrum Dominance in the Digital Battlespace Virtual Event, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Lockheed Receives $1.3B F-35 Sustainment Contract; Altamira to Lead GSA $997M MEGASTAR BPA; Intelligent Waves Wins Spot on USAF ABMS Contract; David Mutryn Named Maximus CFO; Ravi Dankanikote Joins SAIC as Defense Civilian BD SVP

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Fortinet Announces Extension of Free Network Security Expert Training Catalogue Fortinet will continue to offer its catalogue of self-paced Network Security Expert Training Institute courses for free in a bid to meet the demand for cybersecurity professionals and bridge skills gap. …

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Former NAVSEA Commander Thomas Moore Named HII Nuclear Operations VP; Andy Green Quoted

Thomas Moore VP

Thomas Moore, a 39-year U.S. Navy veteran and former head of Naval Sea Systems Command, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE: HII) nuclear and environmental services business as vice president of nuclear operations. The retired Navy vice admiral will oversee nuclear programs for the Department of Energy portfolio within HII's technical solutions division, led by Andy Green, the company said Wednesday.

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NCI Secures $807M Task Order to Support GSA Digital Transformation; Paul Dillahay Quoted

Paul Dillahay, president and CEO of NCI

NCI Information Systems has won a prime $807 million task order, the largest in the company’s history, to support the General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Digital Infrastructure Technologies (IDT) as a strategic partner to help transform GSA IT capabilities, drive digital modernization, provide a more flexible service delivery model and deliver continuous business value for agency customers. 

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Pentagon Works to Realign CMO Functions; David Norquist Quoted

David Norquist Deputy Defense Secretary

The Pentagon has recently announced the redistribution of the chief management officer functions. Of the changes, the Pentagon will strengthen the Department of Defense comptroller’s office to head business process improvements across the department. "[the department will] expand the role of the undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) to improve accountability and performance in DoD business operations,” said David Norquist, deputy defense secretary and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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White House Establishes National AI Initiative Office; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios, U.S. CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has established the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office, which will advance artificial intelligence research and policymaking across government, industry and academia. “The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office will be integral to the federal government’s AI efforts for many years to come," said Michael Kratsios, chief technology officer of the U.S. and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Mark Gerencser Takes Helm of Business Executives for National Security Board; Joseph Votel Quoted

Mark Gerencser Board Chairman BENS

Mark Gerencser, a 31-year Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) veteran and three-time Wash100 Award recipient, has assumed chairmanship of the Business Executives for National Security. "Gerencser is a long-time BENS member and director who brings a wealth of experience in developing public-private partnerships which will serve our organization and the nation well,” BENS President and CEO Joseph Votel said.

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