Tag Archives: 2019 Wash100

Will Roper: US Military Should Invest in Ideas to Win Innovation Battle Against China

Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics and a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, said the U.S. military should entice the country's venture capitalists to invest in novel defense technologies in order to keep ahead of China and “win the innovation battle,” Breaking Defense reported Thursday.

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Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Warns of Foreign Space Threats to US Satellites

Army Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, mentioned at a conference the development of foreign space and counter-space capabilities that could target U.S. satellites and ground control platforms in future conflicts, SpaceNews reported Thursday.

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Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, PSC Names Perspecta CEO Mac Curtis GovCon Executive of the Year

Perspecta announced on Thursday that Mac Curtis, president and CEO of the company and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, has been awarded the Greater Washington GovCon Award for Executive of the Year in the greater than $300 million category.

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy, Anthony O’Brien to Speak at Baird’s 2019 Global Industrial Conference on Nov. 7

Raytheon announced on Tuesday that 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, Chairman and CEO of the company Thomas Kennedy and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Anthony O'Brien will speak on November 7th at Baird’s 2019 Global Industrial Conference. 

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Suzette Kent: Federal Data Strategy to Cover Geospatial, Financial Mgmt, AI R&D Initiatives

Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent has said the White House wants agencies to leverage data sets that can support artificial intelligence research and development, financial management and geospatial initiatives, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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