The winning firm will design and develop a UAV for ISR and strike operations that will remain in the air for up to 2,000 miles of continuous flight.
New arenas of battle such as unmanned warfare and cybersecurity have become a priority for military agencies and leaders, with GovCon execs helping drive technologies and capabilities in these areas forward.
“The complexity and prevalence of the cyber threat means that no organization can solve this on their own, thus strong industry-government partnerships are critical,” Tina Kuhn, VP of Defense Solutions within Northrop Grumman Information Systems’ Cyber Solutions division, told ExecutiveBiz.
Mike Brown, RSA’s global public sector lead and longtime federal cyber leader, also caught up with us to talk about how the public and private sectors can shape a collaborative environment to share information.
Check out those and more executive spotlights on the leading topics in GovCon at ExecutiveBiz, and continue reading below for the headline-leading executive activity in GovCon this week.
CTC Creates 3 New Operating Units
“We expect that this structure will result in superior technical solutions, provide life cycle performance enhancements, lower overall operating budgets and lead to improved mission performance for the benefit of our clients,” said Ed Sheehan, president and CEO.
Jerry Hudson was appointed SVP of the engineering group, where he will attempt to sustain business relationships with customers and partners.
Rafael Borras Assumes Senior Adviser Position at AT Kearney
The former acting DHS deputy secretary will work with public sector clients on organizational transformation, information technology, acquisition and financial management initiatives.
“His combination of public and private sector leadership experience will be particularly important as we help public sector organizations fulfill their missions with leading practices drawn from industry,” Bob Willen, head of the firm’s public sector, aerospace and defense lines.
Edward Meagher Named Information Innovators COO
Steve Ikirt, Information Innovators CEO, said Meagher will work to help the company grow its cloud services, data analytics and informatics, cybersecurity, information assurance and IT management offerings.
Matt Marshall Appointed CIO at WBB
Robbert Kuppens Becomes Boston Consulting Group Global CIO
Kuppens most recently served as CIO for Cisco’s Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia portfolio and was part of the IT executive team.