Tag Archives: Hewlett-Packard

Victoria Coleman Takes Oath as DARPA Director

Victoria Coleman

Victoria Coleman, formerly senior adviser for microelectronics technology policy to the director of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley, has formally assumed the role of director at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Coleman has succeeded Steven Walker, who vacated his post in 2019. 

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Michael Conlin, DoD’s Chief Business Analytics Officer Receives First Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Michael Conlin

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Michael Conlin, chief business analytics officer for the US Department of Defense (DoD), with his first Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic has given the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon) to Conlin for his pushing data science in the defense department and working to improve talent recruitment to shift DoD’s culture.

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DARPA Names Victoria Coleman as Director; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Victoria Coleman

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has appointed Victoria Coleman, an expert in artificial intelligence (AI) and microelectronics, as director of the agency. Coleman served as a founding member of DARPA’s Microsystems Exploratory Council and a member of the Defense Science Board. She will bring her extensive private sector experience, across various senior leadership positions, to DARPA.

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SAIC Names Elaine Solomon Senior Account Executive; Bob Genter Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has appointed Elaine Solomon as the senior account executive over business development for the FBI, Department of Justice (DOJ) and federal law enforcement agencies, including the Bureau of Prisons, Drug Enforcement Agency, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives and the U.S. Marshals Service, the company reported on Friday.

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DoD Appoints IT Vet Michael Conlin as Chief Data Officer

Michael Conlin, vice president and chief technology officer for defense at Perspecta, has been named the first chief data officer of the Defense Department, FedScoop reported Thursday. The appointment is part of DoD’s prioritization of data management operations. Conlin will help the department move out of its legacy information technology …

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DoD Unveils Acquisition Excellence Award Winners

The Defense Department has recognized acquisition teams across the department and intelligence agencies for showing “exemplary” contracting practices, DoD News reported Friday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said DoD gave the 2017 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award to organizations that helped meet goals under the National Defense Strategy. The award …

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Former HP Exec Kim Luke Joins OMB as IT Category Manager

Kim Luke, formerly a vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has joined the Office of Management and Budget as the information technology category manager, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes Luke will oversee OMB’s efforts to develop governmentwide strategy to address cost and performance matters regarding federal IT resources. The report …

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Boeing’s Allen Adler, Corning’s Waguih Ishak Join NIST’s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has appointed Boeing‘s Allen Adler and Corning‘s Waguih Ishak to serve three-year terms as new members of its Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. Adler, vice president of enterprise technology strategy for Boeing, is responsible for the company’s strategic planning for technology, research and collaboration, …

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