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SAIC CEO Nazzic Keene to Receive 2021 Good Scout Technology Award From Boy Scouts of America on Nov. 3rd

Nazzic Keene

Nazzic Keene, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) and four-time Wash100 Award winner, will receive the 2021 Technology Good Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America during the National Capital Area Council’s (NCAC) 24th Annual Good Scout Technology Award Luncheon on Nov. 3rd. Please visit the event website www.NCACBSA.org/Technology for registration details and sponsorship opportunities. 

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U.S. Space Force Taps Serco for Space Fence Operations, Maintenance; CEO Dave Dacquino Quoted

Dave Dacquino

Serco Inc. has secured a potential five-year $33 million Space Fence Operations and Maintenance contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space Operations Command (SpOC). The contract has a five-month base period with five one-year options. Serco will provide management, operation, maintenance and logistical support for SpOC’s Space Fence surveillance system, the company said Tuesday.

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Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost Confirmed to Lead Transcom

Gen. Jacqueline

The Senate confirmed Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost by voice vote Friday to serve as the next leader of U.S. Transportation Command, nearly seven months after President Biden nominated her to the position. Van Ovost became the first woman appointed to run Transcom. The Air Force Academy graduate logged more than 4,200 flight hours with multiple aircraft platforms such as C-32A and KC-135R.

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Veritas Technologies Names Carlyle Group’s Frank Finelli to Public Sector Advisory Board

Frank Finelli

Veritas Technologies, an industry leader in enterprise data protection, announced on Tuesday that Frank Finelli, managing director of Carlyle and a previous Wash100 Award recipient, has been appointed to the company’s Public Sector Advisory Board. Finelli has served as the managing director for the Carlyle Group since 1998 and is responsible for the company’s investments in the defense and aerospace sector.

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Former Joint AI Center Chief John Shanahan Now CNAS’ New Adjunct Senior Fellow; Martijn Rasser Quoted

John Shanahan

John Shanahan, the former Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) director and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, has joined think tank Center for a New American Security (SNAS) as an adjunct senior fellow. He will conduct research on the adoption of AI for military applications as a top fellow in the Technology and National Security Program, CNAS said Tuesday.

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GovExec Continues Growth Trajectory Through Acquisition Strategy; CEO Tim Hartman Quoted

Tim Hartman

GovExec announced on Tuesday that the company has acquired Market Connections, a highly respected research and insights company within the public sector, to further enhance the company’s data and insights products, buyer intent capabilities and content production to support government contractors’ entire go-to-market strategy. Market Connections will accelerate its growth and work to build more products and insights solutions for the public sector.

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Peraton Wins $60M for CDC Hybrid Cloud Managed Services; Tarik Reyes Quoted

Tarik Reyes

Peraton announced Monday that the national security contractor has received a potential five-year, $60 million contract award to provide the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) with data center and cloud management services. The company will use an integrated self-service portal to manage and monitor hybrid private and public cloud services from existing CDC-contracted providers as well as provide and manage new cloud services.

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Octo, Dataiku Partnership Fosters Data Science Innovation; CEO Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani

Leading federal IT modernization contractor, Octo Consulting announced on Friday that the company is partnering with Dataiku, an artificial intelligence and machine learning company, to better provide mission-critical solutions for complex IT challenges in the defense, intelligence, health, finance and law enforcement markets. 

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Applied Insight Names Stacey Page as President, Chief Growth Officer; CEO Amanda Brownfield Quoted

Stacey Page

Stacey Page, who formerly served as vice president of national intelligence at Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), has been named president and chief growth officer of Applied Insight. Page brings three decades of advanced experience in business development, operations management and software development to the newly created role, in which she will be responsible for execution and growth. 

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