Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/31/2017

Steve Harris, Dell EMC Federal VP & GM, Named to 2017 Wash100 for Digital & Cloud Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell EMC’s federal business, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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Anita Bales, Defense Contract Audit Agency Director, Selected for Wash100 for Transactional & Program Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Anita Bales, director at the Defense Contract Audit Agency, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena…
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Iridium Taps SpaceX for Rideshare Launch of NEXT, NASA-GFZ Satellites; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications has inked an agreement with SpaceX to launch additional communication satellites alongside the twin satellites of a collaborative mission between NASA and the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences…
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3 Firms Land Spots on Navy Electronic Parts Supply IDIQ

Three companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $30 million contract to supply custom fabricated electronic parts in support of the U.S. Navy‘s rapid prototyping initiative. Delta Group Electronics, NPI Services and  Quality Systems Integrated will compete for task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Erin Hawley Named VP of DataRobot’s Public Sector Business; Jeremy Achin Comments

Erin Hawley, former director of national security programs at Cloudera, has been appointed as the new vice president of DataRobot‘s public sector business. DataRobot said Monday Hawley will oversee the company’s efforts to create a team and ecosystem of partners that will help develop DataRobot’s predictive analytics products, training and services for the public sector…
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Report: Trump to Ink Executive Order on Cybersecurity Tuesday

President Donald Trump is set to sign Tuesday an executive order that would require reviews of the U.S. government’s defensive and offensive cyber capabilities, Reuters reported Monday. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that the order would authorize audit of cyber capabilities at federal agencies and seek feedback on how to build up efforts to protect critical infrastructure from cyber vulnerabilities…
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DARPA Picks 30 Contenders for EM Spectrum Collaboration Competition Phase 1

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected 22 teams and eight individuals for the first phase of a $3.75 million competition that seeks to leverage machine learning platforms to provide civilian and military wireless devices access to the electromagnetic spectrum…
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Ciena COO Francois Locoh-Donou to Join F5 as President, CEO

Francois Locoh-Donou, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) will join F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) on April 3 as president and CEO of the Seattle-based application delivery networking technology provider…
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Navy Taps Smartronix to Help NAWCAD Implement Communication Electronic Systems

Smartronix has landed a one-year, $26.7 million contract with the U.S. Navy to support the special communications mission solutions division of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. The Defense Department said Monday that Smartronix will provide services intended to help NAWCAD implement telecommunication and related communications-electronic systems  for data, video and voice information exchange…
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BAE to Supply Head-Up Display for Textron AirLand Multimission Jet

A joint venture of Textron and AirLand Enterprises has selected BAE Systems to provide head-up displays for an aircraft platform designed for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and strike missions…
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Steven Rodgers, Aicha Evans, Leslie Culbertson Promoted at Intel

Intel‘s board of directors has promoted Steven Rodgers, Aicha Evans and Leslie Culbertson to new corporate leadership roles. Rodgers, formerly a senior vice president, elevated to executive VP role and will continue to serve as general counsel of Intel, the company said Monday…
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VIDEO: MEV Mission Profile

In less than a year after announcing its first customer contract, Orbital ATK has made significant progress in developing its new satellite life extension service. The innovative technology, a first in the industry, gives satellite operators the capability to extend the life of a healthy satellite…
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