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Boeing to Sponsor MIT Academic Wind Tunnel Replacement Project

Boeing has pledged to become the lead donor of an $18 million project to replace the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s academic wind tunnel. The company said Monday it will help replace MIT’s 79-year-old Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel with a new tunnel that will be designated “The Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel — a …

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Leidos Gets 100% Score in Workplace Equality Survey; Ann Addison Comments

Leidos has scored 100 percent in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s national benchmarking survey on workplace policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. The company said Thursday it received the “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” designation due to its perfect score on HRC’s 2018 …

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Joins NVTC Board

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has been appointed to the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s board of directors. Desch brings to the council more than 35 years of experience in the telecommunications and global wireless industries, NVTC said Tuesday. Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, is a member of President …

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Calibre CEO Joe Martore Recognized as ‘GovCon Executive of the Year’

Joe Martore, president and CEO of Calibre Systems, has received the GovCon Executive of the Year award from the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council. The recognition was given at the 15th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards, which honors individuals and businesses in the Washington area’s government contracting …

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Boeing Pledges $50M in Charitable Grants for NonProfits

Boeing has pledged to provide more than $50 million in grants to approximately 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries. The grants package will fund initiatives through 2018 and will augment Boeing’s expected $117 million in company and employee contributions to other charitable causes, the company said Thursday. The new investments will bring the company’s total …

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Former FireEye CEO David DeWalt Named Managing Director at Allegis Capital

David DeWalt, former CEO of cybersecurity company FireEye, has joined cyber venture capital firm Allegis Capital as a managing director. Allegis said Thursday DeWalt will invest on the company’s behalf in Series C funding rounds and serve as a board adviser of Maryland-based DataTribe, a cyber startup that co-develops cybersecurity, data and analytics. …

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Davis Johnson: Riverbed Hosts Discussions on Govt Cloud Adoption, Digital Transformation

Riverbed Technology has facilitated discussions on government cloud adoption at the company’s first annual “Disrupt” event for public sector leaders in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. The event featured a keynote speech from Hansang Bae, Riverbed chief technology officer, where he discussed how federal agencies can deploy software-defined wide area network to simplify cloud …

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