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IBM Vet Lindsay-Rae McIntyre Named Microsoft Chief Diversity Officer

Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, a more than two-decade veteran of IBM, has joined Microsoft as chief diversity officer. McIntyre will lead Microsoft’s cross-company efforts to promote cultural diversity in the workplace and establish partnerships with external organizations to help drive inclusion and diversity in the technology field, Microsoft said Sunday. She will perform her new duties at Microsoft’s …

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Bill Phelps, Adam Sohn Take Lockheed Comms VP Roles

Bill Phelps, former director of worldwide media relations at Lockheed Martin, has been appointed vice president for external communications of the company. Lockheed said Wednesday it also named Adam Sohn, former director of strategic communications at Amazon‘s devices and services business, as VP of space communications. Phelps will succeed Nettie Johnson, who will retire …

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INSA Names 26 Members of Newly Formed Advisory Committee

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has created an advisory committee to offer recommendations and guidance on events, policies and other matters related to INSA and its charitable organization. INSA said Tuesday the panel consists of 26 members who have held senior-level roles within the government or industry and previously …

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Jason Cowie to Lead HyTrust Global Channels in VP Role

Jason Cowie, formerly global partner and channel sales manager at Zerto, has been appointed vice president of global channels at HyTrust. Cowie will oversee the Mountain View, California-based information technology firm’s effort to establish a global network of partners to provide a platform designed to protect critical workloads in both …

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Microsoft to Launch IT Academy at Marine Corps Base Quantico

A partnership of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Microsoft will launch an information technology academy meant to train transitioning service members at the U.S. Marine Corps‘ installation in Quantico, Virginia. The ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will be unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Marine Corps’ National Museum on Jan. 8, the …

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Former Commerce Sec Penny Pritzker Nominated to Microsoft Board of Directors

Penny Pritzker, former secretary of the Commerce Department, has been nominated to serve on Microsoft‘s board of directors. The company said Monday Pritzker will be presented for election at its annual meeting for shareholders on Nov. 29 alongside Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International. “Penny and Arne are both strong leaders …

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Mark Keeler Added to NVTC Board of Directors

The Northern Virginia Technology Council has appointed to its board of directors five senior executives from government technology contractors. Mark Keeler, acting president of intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems, is one of the five new members of NVTC’s board, the council said Tuesday. Keeler previously served as head of the I&S …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Partner on IT Training Program for Military Vets

Microsoft has partnered with information technology trade group CompTIA to help U.S. transitioning service members pursue civilian information technology careers through an IT training program. CompTIA said Tuesday Microsoft has accepted the association’s Network+ and Security+  vendor-neutral skills certifications as prerequisites to the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy training course. The 18-week program aims …

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