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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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IBM Vet John Lainhart Named Senior Strategist at Grant Thornton’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice

John Lainhart, a former leader of the U.S. public sector cybersecurity and privacy group at IBM, has been appointed as senior strategist at Grant Thornton‘s cyber risk advisory practice. He will oversee the development of cybersecurity offerings for the public sector in his new position, Grant Thornton said Thursday. “It’s essential for agencies to invest …

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Alliance for Transportation Innovation Launches; Paul Brubaker Comments

Washington business leaders have launched the Alliance for Transportation Innovation organization comprised of companies, advocates and experts in transportation technology who seek to improve the country’s transportation systems through innovative technologies. ATI21 will work with transportation innovation industry leaders, including the Consumer Technology Association, the consortium said Thursday. Paul Brubaker, ATI21 chairman and a …

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Inmarsat VP Joseph Teixeira Receives Aviation Safety Award

Joseph Teixeira, Inmarsat aviation safety and cybersecurity vice president, has received the James L. Oberstar Sentinel of Safety Award from the National Air Traffic Controllers Association for his leadership in the field of aviation safety. Inmarsat said Thursday the award is given annually to recognize a non-NATCA member who has significantly contributed to aviation safety efforts. …

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Executive Profile: Scott Gray, Lockheed Martin IT & Security VP

Scott Gray serves as vice president for the information technology and security business at Lockheed Martin, where he oversees more than 1,200 employees and a portfolio of IT services for government clients including the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Transportation and General Services Administration, among others. Before assuming his current role in April 2015, …

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Op-Ed: Re-imagining America’s Infrastructure

In his State of the Union address, President Obama cited rebuilding America’s infrastructure as one of the key steps to “win the future.” He’s right, and this is a step we can take with confidence. We have the talent, the engineering capacity, the construction know-how, and the materials, processes and …

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