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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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AT&T Extends Air Force Association CyberPatriot Sponsorship

AT&T will continue to provide financial support, volunteer technical mentorships and in-kind network contributions to the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot program as a Cyber Diamond sponsor. The telecommunications company has supported the association’s national cyber education program for youth over the past seven years, AFA said Thursday. “We have a continuing demand …

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CSRA’s Yogesh Khanna to Lead Conference Call on Federal Cloud Adoption

CSRA will hold a conference call on July 17 with the investment community and government information technology professionals to discuss cloud adoption within the U.S. federal government. Yogesh Khanna, CSRA chief technology officer, will facilitate the conference call alongside federal practice leaders from Microsoft and ServiceNow, CSRA said Monday. The call …

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Boeing to Sponsor AFA’s Cyber Education Program

Boeing has been named a diamond-level sponsor for a cyber education program managed by the Air Force Association. AFA said Friday Boeing will help expand the CyberPatriot program’s efforts to promote cyber, science, technology, engineering and math education across U.S. The program works to facilitate the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition for high …

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IT Vet Robert Youngjohns Joins Blueprint’s Board of Directors

Robert Youngjohns, a senior adviser at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, has joined Blueprint‘s board of directors. The Toronto, Canada-based software company said Thursday that Youngjohns brings experience in various leadership roles from his time leading the information technology industry. “Robert is a true pioneer and trailblazer in the world of …

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Former DOT CIO Richard McKinney Joins AECOM as Enterprise IT Strategy VP

Richard McKinney, formerly chief information officer at the U.S. Transportation Department, has joined AECOM’s management services group as vice president of enterprise information technology strategy. McKinney will oversee the delivery of AECOM’s systems engineering and information platforms and services to clients, the company said Wednesday. John Vollmer, president of AECOM’s …

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