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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 11/16/2021

Joseph Early Named Deputy Chief Technology Officer of Cornerstone Defense
Executive Moves

Joseph Early Named Deputy Chief Technology Officer of Cornerstone Defense

Joseph Early, former chief digital and data officer at the Department Defense’s F-35 Joint Program Office, has joined Cornerstone Defense as deputy chief technology officer. The former U.S. Navy lieutenant commander will work with the company’s leadership and technical teams in efforts to bring differentiated platforms to the government sector, Cornerstone Defense said Monday. Chris Goodrich,
Booz Allen Completes Spinoff of Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform; Susan Penfield Quoted
Cybersecurity

Booz Allen Completes Spinoff of Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform; Susan Penfield Quoted

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has separated its cloud-based cybersecurity product development unit into an independent entity that aims to help customers secure information technology assets. Booz Allen said Monday it will retain a minority interest in SnapAttack and serve as the primary channel partner for the standalone company’s federal clients. Volition Capital and Strategic
SAIC, Intell Community Leaders to Participate in GovCon Wire-Hosted IT Modernization Panel
Events

SAIC, Intell Community Leaders to Participate in GovCon Wire-Hosted IT Modernization Panel

Lew Messing, vice president of programs at Science Applications International Corp., will lead a panel discussion at a Nov. 17 virtual event about information technology modernization efforts within the defense and intelligence sectors. In his current capacity, Messing supports U.S. intelligence community customers such as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Defense
Executive Spotlight With Inmarsat SVP Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Discusses Company Strategies, Use of 5G, IoT Capabilities on Global Network Development
News

Executive Spotlight With Inmarsat SVP Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Discusses Company Strategies, Use of 5G, IoT Capabilities on Global Network Development

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government policy and strategy at Inmarsat, in its most recent Executive Spotlight interview posted Monday. She talked about the company’s growth strategies, the potential use of 5G and internet of things capabilities to develop global networks and the space technology market’s challenges. Here’s an excerpt from
Akamai Exec Rick McConnell to Succeed John Van Siclen as Dynatrace CEO
Executive Moves

Akamai Exec Rick McConnell to Succeed John Van Siclen as Dynatrace CEO

Rick McConnell, president of Akamai Technologies and general manager of the company’s security technology group, has been named CEO of Dynatrace (NYSE: DT) in a move that takes effect Dec. 13. He will succeed John Van Siclen, who will support the transition as a consultant through May 31, 2022, the company said Monday. McConnell joined
Rocket Lab to Buy Spacecraft Separation Tech Provider Planetary Systems; Peter Beck Quoted
M&A Activity

Rocket Lab to Buy Spacecraft Separation Tech Provider Planetary Systems; Peter Beck Quoted

Rocket Lab USA (Nasdaq: RKLB) has agreed to acquire Planetary Systems Corp. in a cash-and-stock transaction to further build up its space systems business and end-to-end offerings across launch and space hardware markets. Rocket Lab said Monday it agreed to pay $42 million in cash and 1,720,841 in shares of common stock to buy PSC
Palo Alto Networks Adds 4 Members to Public Sector Advisory Council
Executive Moves

Palo Alto Networks Adds 4 Members to Public Sector Advisory Council

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has appointed four members to the company’s public sector advisory council to offer their insights into cybersecurity challenges that government and industrial organizations face. The company said Monday its new PSAC members are T.J. White, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral; Renee Wynn, former chief information officer of NASA; Ciaran
Splunk Board Chair Graham Smith Appointed Interim CEO
Executive Moves

Splunk Board Chair Graham Smith Appointed Interim CEO

Graham Smith, chair of Splunk‘s (Nasdaq: SPLK) board of directors, has assumed an additional role as interim CEO at the San Francisco-based data analytics company. Doug Merritt, who held the president and CEO positions over the past six years, will stay at Splunk as an adviser to help facilitate a smooth transition, the company said
Biden Signs $1.2T Infrastructure Bill With Cryptocurrency Tax Provisions
News

Biden Signs $1.2T Infrastructure Bill With Cryptocurrency Tax Provisions

President Joe Biden has signed into law a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that will direct cryptocurrency exchanges to notify the Internal Revenue Service of crypto transactions through the 1099-B form, NextAdvisor reported Monday. Crypto investors should bear in mind two things as they comply with the new law: keeping track of what they paid
Atlas Research Exec Stefanie Lehmann Becomes PFS COO
Executive Moves

Atlas Research Exec Stefanie Lehmann Becomes PFS COO

Stefanie Lehmann, most recently a senior vice president at Atlas Research, has joined Prometheus Federal Services as chief operating officer, FedHealthIT reported Monday. Her professional experience covers business and strategy development, program management, cybersecurity, information assurance and privacy compliance. Lehmann initially worked at Atlas Research, which collaborates with PFS through the companies’ joint venture known

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