Derek Tournear has been named the Space Development Agency's first permanent director after holding the role on an acting basis for four months.Read More »
Wilbur Ross, secretary of commerce, has added two public safety experts to the First Responder Network Authority Board. Karima Holmes, who directs Washington, D.C.'s Office of Unified Communications, and Matt Slinkard, executive assistant chief of police in Houston, Texas, will join a board that oversees the FirstNet public safety broadband network, the commerce department said Thursday.Read More »
Millisa Gary, former procurement ombudsman at the General Services Administration, will go on to serve as program executive of AbilityOne, a government-led procurement effort to create more job opportunities for disabled Americans. She holds the task to ensure GSA awards fair-priced AbilityOne contracts, updates service offerings and supports the mission to employ for disabled U.S. citizens, Jeff Koses, the agency's senior procurement executive, wrote in a blog posted Monday.Read More »
Margaret Martonosi, director of Princeton University's Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, has been appointed to lead the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, effective Feb. 1, 2020.Read More »
Jenna Dix, former technology transfer agreements administrator for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, has been appointed to lead the T2 efforts in a new office within NSWC Crane.Read More »
The Department of Energy has appointed Chris Campione as its new chief information officer, replacing Max Everett, who held the position for two years, FedScoop reported Tuesday.
Campione was named principal deputy CIO at DOE earlier this month after spending 10 years at information technology services company Planet Technologies, most recently as vice president within its federal division.Read More »
Gil Alterovitz, a biomedical informatics professor at Harvard Medical School and a White House presidential innovation fellow, has joined the Department of Veterans Affairs as director of artificial intelligence. He leads the ongoing efforts to broaden the application of AI in department's research and healthcare programs and collaborate with third-party organizations focusing on the technology, VA said Wednesday.Read More »