GovConWire's Government Contracting News 1/25/2023

Executive Mosaic Announces 2023 Wash100 Award Winners For Historic 10th Season
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Executive Mosaic Announces 2023 Wash100 Award Winners For Historic 10th Season

Executive Mosaic, the government contracting sector’s leading media and events organization, is honored to announce the winners of the 2023 Wash100 Award in celebration of the award’s 10th anniversary. The Wash100 Award, GovCon’s most powerful accolade, annually honors the top 100 executives of consequence in the government contracting community in recognition of their proven contributions to
Cypress International’s David Halverson: US Needs to ‘Refocus’ Energy on Critical Defense Priorities
Executive Spotlights

Cypress International’s David Halverson: US Needs to ‘Refocus’ Energy on Critical Defense Priorities

In today’s particularly complex and competitive geopolitical environment, the United States is reinvigorating its commitment to advancements in critical defense priority areas. New warfighter capabilities are being enabled by technologies like artificial intelligence, microelectronics and others, but the U.S. must accelerate investments in these areas in order to outpace competitors.  David Halverson, CEO and chairman
Raytheon to Restructure Into 3 Business Segments; Greg Hayes Quoted
Executive Moves

Raytheon to Restructure Into 3 Business Segments; Greg Hayes Quoted

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) plans to realign its four current businesses into three focused segments – Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney and Raytheon – as part of efforts to drive the company’s technology synergies, market growth and financial targets. Christopher Calio, chief operating officer of Raytheon, will assume additional responsibilities as president of the Arlington,
LMI Names CTOs for Defense, Space & Intelligence Markets
Executive Moves

LMI Names CTOs for Defense, Space & Intelligence Markets

LMI has named Jared Summers, Elias Peroulas and Chris Hagner as chief technology officers of the management consulting firm’s defense, space and intelligence market areas, respectively. All three CTOs will also hold the title of vice president, while LMI VP and CTO Joseph Norton was promoted to become an SVP, the company said Friday. Summers
DMI Acquires Simplex Mobility; Rocky Thurston Quoted
M&A Activity

DMI Acquires Simplex Mobility; Rocky Thurston Quoted

DMI has purchased Simplex Mobility for an undisclosed sum in a transaction that expands DMI’s presence in the managed mobility services market. Rocky Thurston, chief operating officer of DMI, said in a statement released Tuesday the transaction will enable the company to offer a managed service offering meant to help clients monitor, transform and manage
Cost, Storage, Security, Breadth Are Main Challenges Posed by MPE & JADC2 Integration, Military Leaders Report
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Cost, Storage, Security, Breadth Are Main Challenges Posed by MPE & JADC2 Integration, Military Leaders Report

Crucial for interoperability with international allies, mission partner environments are shared communications spaces that allow for ease of collaboration with aligned governments. Joint All Domain Command and Control is the U.S. Department of Defense’s initiative to achieve communications cross-functionality between all of the country’s deployed warfighters and personnel, from the cloud to the tactical edge. 
Srini Iyer Joins Leidos as SVP, CTO for Health Group
Executive Moves

Srini Iyer Joins Leidos as SVP, CTO for Health Group

Srini Iyer, former senior vice president and chief technology officer at ManTech, has been appointed to a similar dual role at the health business group of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS). Iyer joined Leidos after taking “a brief sabbatical,” according to his LinkedIn post published Tuesday. He worked at ManTech from June 2015 to October 2022 and most recently led
Bob Pragada Takes Helm as Jacobs CEO
Executive Moves

Bob Pragada Takes Helm as Jacobs CEO

Bob Pragada, a 16-year veteran of Jacobs (NYSE: J), has assumed the CEO role at the company in accordance with the leadership succession plan announced in September. He will join the board of directors and help implement the company’s strategy to build up its portfolio offerings in electric vehicles, energy transition, life sciences, water infrastructure
Chris Soong Promoted to HII EVP, CIO
Executive Moves

Chris Soong Promoted to HII EVP, CIO

Chris Soong, former chief information officer at HII‘s (NYSE: HII) mission technologies business, has been elevated to the positions of executive vice president and CIO at the Newport News, Virginia-headquartered company. His promotion is effective April 1 and he will succeed Bharat Amin, who is set to retire at the end of March after a
CloudShape Secures $144M USAID Hybrid Cloud Services Contract
Contract Awards

CloudShape Secures $144M USAID Hybrid Cloud Services Contract

CloudShape has received a $144 million contract to continue providing the U.S. Agency for International Development with hybrid cloud services in support of its enterprise data center and disaster recovery systems. The company said Tuesday it will help USAID transition its data centers and applications to a secure multi-cloud environment to enhance infrastructure resiliency over
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