With the recent announcement that Amazon’s HQ2 will reside partly in northern Virginia, we gather together an emergency EXTRA episode with some of the most influential minds in the region: Ángel Cabrera, president of George Mason University; Tien Wong, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Opus8; and Jason Miller, CEO of the Greater Washington Partnership; to understand how Amazon’s move is a huge opportunity for the area.
Landing half of the new Amazon HQ2 operation has even the most sophisticated inside-the-Beltway person paying attention. More than 25,000 new jobs averaging salaries of $150,000 per annum is a big deal.
Amazon will shortly announce where on the East Coast it will move, bringing what are described as 50,000 “well-paying” tech jobs, and three Washington, D.C. metro area locations made the original short-list.
Tom Stroup, president of the Satellite Industry Association, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss the current trends in the satellite industry and the impact satellites have on federal projects. August 28, 2018
The two primary unions representing postal workers support a bipartisan postal reform bill in March, while the National Active and Retired Federal Employees opposes it for fear it will force retirees to take Medicare Part B.
What are the latest innovations in satellite technology? Find out when Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division at Hughes Network Systems joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. August 8, 2017
What’s the latest in consumer satellite technology? Find out when Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat’s US Government Business Unit, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. April 18, 2017
Defense Innovation Board agrees to meet under Trump administration.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s defense innovation hub continues to live up to its concept, iterating and improving rapidly as it becomes bi-coastal.