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Ross Wilkers

Senior Staff Reporter

Ross Wilkers
Ross Wilkers is Washington Technology's senior staff reporter covering the business of government contracting, plus the companies and trends that shape the market. He joined WT in 2017 and works with Editor-in-Chief Nick Wakeman to host and produce our "Project 38" podcast featuring interviews with the market's leading executives and voices. Ross is a native of Northern Virginia and is an alumnus of George Mason University.
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BT Federal brings in former Cubic exec as CEO

BT Group appoints a new chief executive for the telecommunications giant's subsidiary focused on the U.S. government market that joins from Cubic Corp.

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QinetiQ hires Northrop vet to lead US subsidiary

QinetiQ Group's U.S. arm wants to double in size to $600 million-annual revenue by its 2026 fiscal year and has named a new CEO to lead that pursuit.

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In Gryphon, ManTech finds company pushing changes in engineering

In acquiring Gryphon Technologies, ManTech finds a company it sees as at the forefront of a very different model of engineering than the traditional document-based approach.

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Godspeed moves quick on federal tech market acquisition

Private equity firm Godspeed Capital Management acquires a second government technology solutions company just shy of one month on from its first transaction.

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NetCentrics hires new business development leader

NetCentrics names John Dillon, a market veteran, as its new senior VP of business development.

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Iron Bow hires operations lead

Iron Bow Technologies' new senior vice president of sales operations joins the company from his prior role as a leader at Cisco’s defense business.

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Cadmus brings in new growth chief

Government and commercial consulting firm Cadmus appoints a new chief growth officer that formerly led expansion initiatives at Dovel Technologies until its sale to Guidehouse.

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CACI secures $514M Army contract for fiber-based high-speed communications

CACI International confirms its win of a $514 million task order to help the Army modernize outside plant infrastructure and facilities so they can have more fiber optic cables for communications.

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DCS promotes new COO

DCS Corp. promotes one of its executive vice presidents to chief operating officer as the company's current COO retires after 35 years there.

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Counterdrone tech maker appoints new US chief

Australia-headquartered Droneshield elevates from within a new CEO of its U.S. subsidiary to be responsible for expanding that business.

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CBEYONData elevates exec to growth chief

CBEYONData promotes one of its vice presidents to chief growth officer with responsibility over pursuit and capture at the cloud migration and business intelligence-focused company.

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Automation tech firm hires US public sector leader

Roboyo brings in a new senior vice president for its U.S. public sector business that will chart the automation technology firm's growth strategy across federal, state and local government.

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Castellum expands growth chief's responsibilities

Amid Castellum’s push for acquisitions, the government technology services company has given its chief growth officer added responsibilities and adds a second executive to the team.

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CEO hire, other top-level appointments mark busy exec movement week

We saw several executive moves across the market this week. Here is a round up of several.

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GCOM acquires automation firm to enter federal market

GCOM's acquisition of ASR Analytics puts the buyer in the federal market to provide agencies automation and data analytics services.

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Calibre brings in new COO

Calibre Systems' new chief operations officer, Jerry Hogge, joins the company from Mitre and brings three decades of experience including at Leidos.

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Leidos joins investors in geoanalytics firm Hawkeye 360

Geoanalytics firm Hawkeye 360 counts many defense companies as investors and has now lined up Leidos, the federal technology market's largest player.

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Cubic appoints new chief exec, former Perspecta CEO to chair board

Less than a year on from being acquired itself, Cubic Corp. brings in both a new CEO and chairman of the defense and transportation company's board of directors.

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Leidos hires new security chief

Leidos' new chief security officer joins the company from his prior role of leading the office of special projects within the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations.

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ECS appoints new business development leader

ECS, the government technology segment of ASGN, brings in a Perspecta executive as senior vice president of business development.