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Spok Appoints Former Cisco Executive Brett Shockley to Board of Directors; Royce Yudkoff Quoted

Brett Shockley

Spok Holdings has added its third executive of concequence to the company's board to drive cloud-based software solutions and software. Brett Shockley, former senior leader of Cisco, will bring ample experience within emerging technologies and cloud development to the team. 

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Advisory Board Announces Members of Social Security IT Modernization Review Panel

The Social Security Advisory Board has formed an independent panel of experts to assess Social Security’s efforts to update its information technology infrastructure. Alan Balutis, a distinguished fellow and senior director of Cisco Systems’ business solutions group for the North American public sector, will chair the 2019-2020 IT Systems Expert Panel, the board said.

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Trump, Tech Industry Heads Discuss Huawei Licensing Issues

President Trump met with technology industry leaders on Monday to discuss a range of national security issues including plans to ease restrictions on U.S. sales to Huawei, Reuters reported Tuesday. Trump told participants such as the heads of Google and Cisco that the administration will issue “timely licensing decisions” as requested by industry. 

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Tony Frazier, President of Radiant Solutions, His Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Frazier for leading the company’s efforts to support government missions with emerging technology. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Tony Frazier of Radiant Solutions.

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Report: Michelle Lee Steps Down as USPTO Director

Michelle Lee has resigned from her role as director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after a five-year career at the agency, Reuters reported Tuesday. Former President Barack Obama nominated Lee for the USPTO leadership position in 2014 and the Senate confirmed her nomination in March 2015. Lee previously held the roles of interim …

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Butch Luckie: Air Force’s IT Savings Hit $565M

Butch Luckie, chief of information technology business analytics at the U.S. Air Force, has said the service branch has achieved nearly 17 percent reduction in the service branch’s IT budget of more than $3.9 billion during the past two years. Luckie told Federal News Radio in an interview published Thursday that figure represents …

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