Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/06/2015

Tetra Tech Vet Susan Chodakewitz to Join Nathan Associates as CEO

Susan Chodakewitz, president of Tetra Tech’s (NYSE: TTI) aviation management and information technology subsidiary, has been appointed to succeed Lakhbir Singh as CEO of economics consulting firm Nathan Associates…
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Richard Montoni: Maximus Wraps Up Acentia Purchase

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has closed its $300 cash purchase of Acentia to add technology products and service offerings to Maximus’ federal portfolio. “The acquired client relationships and contract vehicles serve as an additional growth platform for our U…
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US Air Force Awards $84M Electronic Warfare Simulations IDIQ to Avarint

Avarint LLC has been awarded a potential five-year, $83,740,389 contract to supply virtual integrated electronic warfare simulation systems to the U.S. Air Force. The Buffalo, New York-based company will provide a multispectral battlespace environment in support of the military branch’s sensor and fused system performance test efforts, the Defense Department said Tuesday
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Ian Kalin Joins Commerce Dept as Chief Data Officer

Ian Kalin, formerly a director of open data at Socrata, has been named the first chief data officer at the U.S Commerce Department, Nextgov reported Thursday. Kalin told Nextgov in an interview that he aims to help the agency offer the right public information through the federal open data portal…
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Air Force Rolls Out Cybersecurity Task Force; Lt. Gen. Bill Bender Comments

The U.S. Air Force has formed a cybersecurity task force, a move Gen. Mark Welsh said is designed to understand the “inherent risks within the cyberspace domain.” Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, signed a memorandum on March 20 that authorizes the Task Force Cyber Secure group with the goal of addressing cyber “synchronization, operations and governance” challenges within the service and its organizations, the Air Force said Tuesday
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