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Sunil Ramchand Named President, Chief Growth Officer of VT Group

Sunil Ramchand, former CEO of Mission Essential, has joined VT Group as president and chief growth officer at the Chantilly, Va.-based defense technology contractor. He will oversee VT Group’s growth strategy and also serve as a member of its board of directors, the company said Wednesday. The U.S. Navy veteran previously served in …

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Pentagon IDs Suspected Toxic Substance in Two Letters

The Defense Department on Tuesday announced that the Pentagon Force Protection Agency detected a substance that is suspected to be ricin in two envelopes received at DoD’s remote mail screening facility. DoD said in a tweet that it handed over the suspicious mail to FBI for further analysis. The Wall …

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Intel Attends White House Summit Aimed to Drive Quantum Computing Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has participated at a recent summit hosted by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy for government, commercial and academic organizations to discuss advancements in quantum computing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the multi-sector meeting sought to …

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Cybersecurity Vet Trent Teyema Named SVP, CTO at Parsons’ Federal Arm

Trent Teyema, a former cybersecurity official at the FBI, has joined Parsons‘ federal business as senior vice president and chief technology officer. Parsons said Thursday Teyema will oversee research-and-development and customer engagement efforts related to the company’s intellectual property protection platforms and other technology offerings. The more than two-decade public sector veteran previously …

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Cybersecurity Vet Joel Bagnal Named Vericlave President & COO

Joel Bagnal, a former executive at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary, has joined cybersecurity company Vericlave as president and chief operating officer. Vericlave said Monday Bagnal aims to develop and implement strategies for the company to help government and enterprise clients secure critical assets from potential cyber attacks. He previously served as …

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Suzanne Liscouski Joins Govplace as Strategy & Business Development VP

Suzanne Liscouski, former vice president of federal civilian agencies and client executive at NCI, has joined information technology reseller Govplace as VP of strategy and business development. Govplace said Monday Liscouski will be responsible for developing the Reston, Virginia-based company’s corporate strategy and plans for BD and capture activities. At …

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David Calhoun Named Boeing Lead Director, Kenneth Duberstein Nominated for Re-election to Board

David Calhoun, a board member at Boeing (NYSE: BA) since 2009, has been elected to succeed Kenneth Duberstein as lead director of the Chicago, Illinois-based defense and aerospace contractor’s board in a move that takes effect April 30. “Dave is a tremendous asset to Boeing, bringing invaluable skills and experience …

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GSA Taps 4 Firms for Centers of Excellence IT Support Contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded contracts to four companies to provide information technology support services for the five centers of excellence as part of the White House’s IT modernization program. GSA said Wednesday ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI), Kaiser Associates, McKinsey & Co. and SIE Consulting Group secured the initial awards …

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NSA Vet Cheryl Peace Joins Cyxtera as Federal Group COO

Cheryl Peace, formerly a senior executive at the National Security Agency, has joined Cyxtera Technologies as chief operating officer of the information technology infrastructure company’s federal group. Peace’s “experience offers a deep understanding of the complex challenges that government agencies face in securing their infrastructure and protecting their information,” Greg …

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Report: Trump, Boeing Reach Potential $3.9B Deal for Presidential Aircraft Production

The White House and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have reached a potential $3.9 billion deal for the aerospace company to build two presidential planes, Reuters reported Tuesday. “President Trump has reached an informal deal with Boeing on a fixed-price contract for the new Air Force One Program,” Hogan Gidley, deputy press secretary, told the publication. …

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