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Northern Virginia Technology Council

August 27, 2015
NVTC Honored by V3 at 3rd Annual Virginia Values Veterans V3 Summit

On Thursday, Aug. 27 at the 3rd Annual Virginia Values Veterans Summit in Richmond, NVTC was honored by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services with the V3 Commonwealth Award.


August 17, 2015
NVTC Members Named to Virginia Unmanned Systems Commission

Three representatives of NVTC Board member companies were recently named to the Virginia Unmanned Systems Commission by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.


July 31, 2015
NVTC Signs On to Support GO Virginia Campaign to Promote Growth and Opportunity in the Commonwealth

Last week, NVTC announced its support for Go Virginia, a campaign initiated by the Virginia Business Higher Education Council (VBHEC) and the Council on Virginia’s Future to foster private sector growth and job creation through state incentives for regional collaboration by business, education, and government.


July 31, 2015
NVTC Sends Letters to Members of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors

NVTC President & CEO Bobbie Kilberg sent letters last week to members of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors registering NVTC's strong concern with Provision 8 of a resolution introduced by Supervisor Jeanine Lawson which seeks to address a particular high voltage transmission line issue.


July 27, 2015
NVTC Sporting Clays Tournament Benefits NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative

On Monday, July 27, NVTC hosted the Second Annual Veterans Initiative Sporting Clays Tournament at Bull Run Shooting Center in Centreville, Va. Participants enjoyed warm, sunny weather as they competed on the 14-station course. Now in its second year, this event supported the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, through the NVTC Foundation.


July 21, 2015
NVTC Joins V3 in Recognizing Supporters at Veteran Employment Grant Awards

On July 21, 2015, NVTC leaders, including Chairman Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of the Inova Center for Personalized Health and Chairman Emeritus Sudhakar Kesavan, Chairman & CEO of ICF International, joined Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe at NVTC member company ICF international in Fairfax for a V3 Grant Award Ceremony.


July 20, 2015
NVTC TechPAC Board of Trustees Announces New Members

The NVTC TechPAC Board of Trustees announced on July 13 that it has elected four new members to serve as TechPAC Trustees to fill vacancies that opened on the Board.


July 20, 2015
2015 NVTC Golf Tournament Benefits Veterans Employment

On Monday, July 20, teams of top golfers from the region’s technology community competed in the 2015 NVTC Golf Tournament at The Club at Creighton Farms.


July 14, 2015
Northern Virginia Technology Council Names New Officers and Members to its Board of Directors

NVTC today announced the fiscal year 2015-2016 officers of the Board of Directors as well as the election of 27 new and returning Board members, including three Chair’s appointees.


July 14, 2015
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Leaders Address NVTC Board

On Tuesday, July 14, Jack Potter, President and CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), and Rusty Conner, Chairman of MWAA, joined the NVTC Board of Directors at LMI in McLean to share updates on MWAA’s plans and the role of our airports in the region’s economy. MWAA is responsible for operating and capital improvements at both Reagan National and Dulles airports.


July 7, 2015
NVTC Board Members Appointed to Center for Innovative Technology’s Overseer Board

Several NVTC Board Members were recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA), which oversees the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT).


June 29, 2015
NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative Honors Key VETWORKING Program Volunteers from The MITRE Corporation

On June 29, leaders of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI) recognized a team of volunteers from The MITRE Corporation for their hard work and dedication at a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the NVTC VETWORKING program.


June 22, 2015
Announcing the 2015 Hot Ticket Award Winners

On June 23, more than 450 members of the Northern Virginia technology community celebrated the region’s best and brightest entrepreneurial technology companies at the 14th Annual NVTC Hot Ticket Awards.


June 19, 2015
3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental Discusses How 3D Printing is Disrupting Industries at June 19 Titans Series Event

On June 19, about 400 members of the region's technology community gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for a Titans breakfast featuring 3D Systems President and CEO Avi Reichental.


June 9, 2015
NVTC Leaders Named to Governor McAuliffe’s University Board Appointments

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced his appointments to the Boards of Visitors at Virginia’s colleges and universities, the State Council for Higher Education for Virginia and the State Board for Community Colleges. Nine NVTC member representatives were named as appointees.


June 8, 2015
Northern Virginia Technology Council Congratulates 2015 Greater Washington Technology CFO Award Winners

On June 8, more than 850 people gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for the 19th Annual NVTC Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards.


June 3, 2015
NVTC Hosts Virginia Cyber Security Commission

On June 3, NVTC's Cybersecurity Committee hosted experts from the Virginia Cyber Security Commission in a panel discussion. The event was moderated by NVTC Board member John Wood, a member of the Commission and Chairman and CEO of Telos Corporation


June 2, 2015
NVTC Members Key Cybersecurity, The George Washington University, University of Virginia and Virginia Tech Honored by Gov. McAuliffe's Research Commercialization Awards

Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently announced 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling more than $2.8 million to fund targeted areas of promising research and commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, and energy and life sciences.


May 19, 2015
DoD Undersecretary Frank Kendall Addresses Innovation and Defense Acquisition at NVTC Titans Breakfast

On May 19, about 400 members of the region's technology community gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for a Titans breakfast featuring Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall. Kendall is leading the Pentagon's focus on innovation, including efforts to transform the DoD through technology and improve the performance of the defense acquisition enterprise.


May 14, 2015
NVTC Hosts Datapalooza Event to Promote the Region’s Big Data Assets

On May 14, more than 150 Big Data professionals, academic partners and students from local universities attended Datapalooza at Gannett in McLean, Virginia, hosted by the NVTC Big Data and Analytics Committee to highlight the region’s assets and opportunities in Big Data and Analytics. The event featured keynote remarks by PV Boccasam, CEO of Orchestro, serial entrepreneur and general partner of NBVP; and Dr. Ryan Bosch, vice president of Epic Team and Informatics, chief medical information officer (CMIO), Inova Health System; as well as a panel of Big Data experts from regional companies.


May 12, 2015
White House CIO Tony Scott Addresses the NVTC Board

On Tuesday, May 12, Tony Scott, the new White House Federal CIO and administrator of the Office of Electronic Government, joined the NVTC Board of Directors at LMI in McLean to share his perspective and objectives in the position.


May 5, 2015
Gov. McAulife Signs Executive Directive to Strengthen Personal Data Security at Virginia Payment Security and Consumer Protection Summit Co-Hosted by NVTC

On Tuesday morning, May 5, NVTC co-hosted a Virginia Payment Security and Consumer Protection Summit with event co-hosts Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Visa, CIT, Mach37 and the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.


May 5, 2015
Announcing the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Greater Washington Finalists

Several NVTC members recently were named as finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Greater Washington. Congratulations to Board member Greg J. Baroni of Attain, and the following representatives of NVTC member companies: Anthony Bruce of Applied Predictive Technologies, Anthony Smeraglinolo of Engility Corporation, Michael Tinsley of NeoSystems Corp, Sandeep Somaiya of NETE and Rodney J. Rogers of Virtustream.


May 1, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie Talks Innovation and the Economy at NVTC/CEA Leadership Series

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, addressed a crowd of more than 325 technology business leaders on Friday, May 1 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner as part of the NVTC/CEA Leadership Series.


April 29, 2015
Destination Innovation Highlights Technology Advancements and Connects Innovators

On April 29, more than 150 members of the technology community gathered at the Washington Post to attend NVTC's Destination Innovation, the premier event highlighting the vibrant technology community in our region.


April 28, 2015
Thirty-Three Individuals from NVTC Member Companies Named to Washingtonian Tech Titans List

Washingtonian Magazine honors the Potomac Region's top 100 Tech Titans in its May 2015 issue, showcasing leaders of Washington's tech world who are working to grow the region. Many NVTC Board members and representatives of NVTC member companies were named to this year’s prestigious list.


April 23, 2015
First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses Veterans Employment at NVTC-Micron Hosted Event, Highlights VEI Scholars Program and NVTC Member

On Thursday, April 23, NVTC joined Board member company Micron Technology in hosting First Lady Michelle Obama at Micron’s Manassas facility as part of the fourth anniversary of Joining Forces, the White House initiative to support service members, veterans, and their families.


April 14, 2015
Revolution’s Steve Case and Rep. Bob Goodlatte Honored at CEA Digital Patriots Dinner

On Tuesday, April 14, members of the NVTC staff, including President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg, attended the tenth annual Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® Digital Patriots Dinner at the National Building Museum. The NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative was a sponsor of the dinner and brought several veterans involved with the Initiative to the event. The dinner honored Internet pioneer and Revolution Chairman and CEO Steve Case and U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) for their instrumental roles in supporting and advancing technology innovation.


April 9, 2015
Inova Translational Medicine Institute CEO Dr. John Niederhuber Discusses Genomics and the Future of Healthcare at NVTC Titans Breakfast

On April 9, about 400 members of the region's technology community gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for a Titans breakfast featuring Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) CEO Dr. John Niederhuber.


March 31, 2015
Congratulations to NVTC CEO Bobbie Kilberg, Board Members Anne Altman, Teresa Carlson, Marilyn Crouther, Karen Dahut and Five Other Members Named to DC’s Top 50 Women in Tech List

Fedscoop’s “DC’s Top 50 Women in Tech” list highlights the forward thinking women who shape the technology landscape in the D.C. area. NVTC CEO and Bobbie Kilberg was named to this list, as well as NVTC Board members Anne Altman of IBM Corporation, Teresa Carlson of Amazon Web Services, Marilyn Crouther of HP Enterprise Services and Karen Dahut of Booz Allen Hamilton. Five other NVTC members were also named to the list.


March 26, 2015
Thirteen NVTC Members Honored at 2015 Federal 100 Awards Ceremony

Thirteen executives from NVTC member companies were honored at the Federal 100 Awards Gala on March 26, 2015. The Federal 100 Awards are presented to government, industry and academic leaders who have played pivotal roles that affect how the federal government acquires, develops and manages IT.


March 17, 2015
Rising Threats and Your Company's Exposure: First-Hand Experiences of Those Who Have Overcome the Odds

On March 17, NVTC and Managing Partner AHT Insurance held “Rising Threats and Your Company's Exposure,” an event featuring NVTC Board member Richard Montoni, humanitarian aid worker Jessica Buchanan and her husband Erik Landemalm, who each discussed their encounters with unanticipated exposures domestically and abroad.


March 10, 2015
Congressman Don Beyer Addresses NVTC Board

On Tuesday, March 10, Congressman Don Beyer joined the NVTC Board of Directors at LMI in McLean to discuss his vision and agenda for his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives.


February 12, 2015
Northern Virginia Regional Commission and NVTC's International Committee Sign Framework for Cooperation

Dr. Mohamed Reda, chairman of the NVTC’s International Committee (NVTC IC), and Mark Gibb, executive director of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC), recently signed a framework for cooperation. The framework is intended to advance the transfer of applications of policy and technical innovations from overseas to and for the betterment of Northern Virginia.


February 10, 2015
New Inova Center for Personalized Health to Launch at Fairfax ExxonMobil Campus

On Feb. 10, Inova Health Systems, an NVTC Board member company, announced that it would launch the planned Inova Center for Personalized Health at the ExxonMobil campus in Fairfax, Va.


February 4, 2015
Inaugural CXO Auction Raises Funds for NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative

On Weds., Feb. 4, NVTC hosted its inaugural CXO Auction at Ferrari & Maserati of Washington in Dulles. The event raised more than $13,000 for the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, which provides tools and resources to match veterans with employment opportunities in Virginia's technology communit.


January 19, 2015
Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition Presents 2015 Policy Statement

On Monday, Jan. 19, the Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition presented its 2015 Policy Statement to members of the Northern Virginia delegation of the General Assembly. The Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition is a coalition that includes NVTC along with other chambers of commerce and industry groups throughout Northern Virginia that share a common belief that greater investment in regional transportation infrastructure is essential to Northern Virginia’s future economic competiveness and quality of life.


January 16, 2015
NVTC Supports Startup Act Introduced by Senators Warner and Kaine

On Friday, Jan. 16, U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) along with a bipartisan group of six Senate colleagues introduced the Startup Act, a renewed bipartisan jobs and high-skilled immigration bill to bolster entrepreneurship and innovation nationwide. In support of the legislation, NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg made a statement on behalf of NVTC and its membership.


January 13, 2015
Keep Up to Date with NVTC's Policy Efforts

Wednesday, Jan. 14 marks the first day of the 2015 Legislative Session of the Virginia General Assembly. NVTC maintains a full-time presence in Richmond during the legislative session.


January 6, 2015
NVTC Outlines 2015 Legislative Priorities

On Jan. 6, NVTC Chairman Sudhakar Kesavan, chairman and CEO of ICF International, and NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg sent NVTC’s 2015 Legislative Agenda to all members of the Virginia General Assembly and to the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and senior officials of the McAuliffe administration.


December 10, 2014
NVTC Chair Emeritus John Backus Shares Advice and Experience with Members at a Lunch Roundtable

On Dec. 10, NVTC hosted a lunch roundtable with NVTC Chair Emeritus John Backus, managing partner, New Atlantic Ventures. At this event, a group of NVTC members had the unique opportunity to network with their colleagues and learn from Backus’ experience in venture capital investing.


December 9, 2014
Equal Footing Foundation’s Patrick Gusman Receives Anna C. Chennalt Award

On Dec. 9, the National Military Family Association presented Patrick Gusman, president of the Equal Footing Foundation, with the Anna C. Chennalt Award.


December 8, 2014
TechCelebration: NVTC’s Annual Banquet Highlights the Industry’s Best

Last night, the Northern Virginia technology community gathered at TechCelebration: NVTC’s Annual Banquet. The event featured the presentation of the inaugural 2014 NVTC Tech Awards, a new awards program honoring groundbreaking companies, leaders and innovations in our region's technology community. The event also featured Northrop Grumman Chairman, CEO and President Wes Bush, who made remarks in accepting the new Pinnacle Award, as well as Northern Virginia Community College President Bob Templin, who was awarded the Earl C. Williams Lifetime Achievement Award.


December 8, 2014
Winners of the 2014 Tech Awards Announced at TechCelebration: NVTC's Annual Banquet

On Monday, Dec. 8 at TechCelebration: NVTC’s annual banquet, NVTC announced the winners of the 2014 Tech Awards, a new awards program honoring groundbreaking companies, leaders and innovations in our region's technology community. All winners were selected by a panel of judges, with the exception of the two Tech Company of the Year categories, which were chosen through online voting leading up to the event.


December 2, 2014
NVTC Chair Sudhakar Kesavan Inducted Into Washington Business Hall of Fame

On Dec. 2, NVTC Chairman Sudhakar Kesavan, Chairman & CEO of ICF International, was inducted as a Laureate into the Washington Business Hall of Fame, which honors exceptional business leaders and entrepreneurs who have made a significant contribution to the quality of life in the Greater Washington area.


November 18, 2014
Nation's Cybersecurity Experts Featured at Nov. 18 Titans

On Nov. 18, more than 500 members of the region’s technology community gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for a Titans breakfast featuring three of our nation's top names in cybersecurity: Army Cyber Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and former FBI Director Robert Mueller.


November 18, 2014
NVTC Presents Chairman’s Awards to Representatives Moran and Wolf

At the Titans Breakfast on Nov. 18, NVTC presented the 2014 Chairman's Award to Reps. Frank R. Wolf and James P. Moran, on the eve of their retirements from Congress. The awards are in recognition of their advocacy for critical regional priorities and service to the technology community during their combined 58 years in Congress.


November 16, 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe Meets with Entrepreneurs to Discuss Virginia’s Economy

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe met with more than 30 entrepreneurs and technology executives at CIT’s Mach37 Cybersecurity Accelerator on Monday, Nov. 17 to discuss Virginia’s innovation economy.


November 13, 2014
NVTC Vice Chair Anne Altman of IBM and Member Company Agilex Win Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards

NVTC Vice Chair Anne Altman of IBM and Member Company Agilex Win Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards


November 12, 2014
NVTC Announces Support of the Washington 2024 Summer Olympic Bid

The NVTC Board of Directors voted unanimously on November 12th to support Washington 2024 and their efforts to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Capital Region.


November 10, 2014
NVTC Member Appointed to Gov. McAuliffe’s Administration

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced additional appointments to his administration.Congratulations to The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC Kauffman FastTrac® TechVenture™ program alum Wayne P. Stilwell of NVTC member Stilwell Technology, who was named to the GenEdge Alliance (aka A. L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership Board of Trustees).


November 10, 2014
NVTC Provides Input on Internet Sales Tax Legislation

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) has asked for NVTC input and feedback on alternative legislative proposals for Internet sales tax collection that his Committee is considering in lieu of the Marketplace Fairness Act that passed the Senate last year. On Friday, NVTC Executive Committee members participated in a conference call with House Judiciary Committee Counsel and staff to discuss Congressman Goodlatte’s alternative solution.


October 30, 2014
Buddy Rizer Honored with Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Person of the Year Award

On Oct. 30, Buddy RizerDirector of Loudoun Economic Development, was honored as the first Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Person of the Year by NVTC’s Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Committee.


October 23, 2014
NVTC Members Named to Washington Business Journal Power 100 List

On Oct. 23, Washington Business Journal published the Power 100, a list of the region’s most powerful business leaders, including 28 executives from NVTC member companies and academic institutions.


October 14, 2014
Action Alert: Join NVTC Leadership to Discuss 2015 Policy Agenda for Virginia

All NVTC members are invited to participate on a conference call at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2014. During the call, NVTC leaders will seek member input on ideas and initiatives for the NVTC Executive Committee to consider as it drafts NVTC's goals and priorities to support NVTC advocacy efforts in Richmond during the 2015 legislative session.


October 14, 2014
NVTC and Professional Services Council Renew and Update Memorandum of Understanding

The Professional Services Council (PSC) and NVTC recently signed an updated exclusive memorandum of understanding (MOU) re-establishing areas of mutual benefit for and leveraging the participating organizations' strengths.


September 30, 2014
NVTC Board Member Linnie Haynesworth Shares Advice and Experience with Members at a Lunch Roundtable

On Sept. 30, NVTC hosted a lunch roundtable with NVTC Board member Linnie Haynesworth, vice president and general manager of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division at Northrop Grumman Information Systems.


September 23, 2014
NVTC Celebrates Veterans Employment Initiative Anniversary

On Tuesday, September 23, NVTC hosted a briefing to celebrate the anniversary and highlight the programs of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI). NVTC Board member and VEI Co-Chair David Lucien of DCL Associates kicked off the event, which was hosted at ICF International in Fairfax, by sharing some of the Initiative’s goals and successes since it was launched in August 2013.


September 17, 2014
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Discusses Digital Media Disruption at the Sept. 17 Titans Breakfast

On September 17, about 400 members of the region’s technology community gathered at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner for the first NVTC Titans event of the 2014-2015 season. The breakfast featured Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL Inc., who discussed mega trends in the digital media industry.


September 16, 2014
Virginia Senate Candidate Ed Gillespie Addresses NVTC

Ed Gillespie, Republican candidate for Senate in November, addressed the NVTC Board of Directors on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at LMI in McLean. During the meeting, Gillespie shared highlights of his economic growth agenda, which includes healthcare reform, tax and regulatory relief, unleashing American energy, education reform, and cutting wasteful spending and balancing the budget.


September 9, 2014
Virginia Named a Top State in 2014 State Technology Survey

Virginia is one of eight states to earn an A grade in the 2014 Digital States Survey, released by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government, a government research and advisory institute. The evaluation survey of the digital technology practices of all 50 states assigned each state a grade based on quantifiable results in better serving citizens and streamlining operations.


September 9, 2014
NVTC Announces Creation of NEW Big Data and Analytics Committee

Building on the previous work of the NVTC Big Data Task Force and the research report released by NVTC, the George Washington University and Attain LLC in May, NVTC is announcing the creation of a new committee focused on Big Data and Analytics in the region.


September 8, 2014
Virginia Senate Candidates Sen. Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie Address NVTC Members at Technology Town Hall Forum

Virginia Senatorial candidates Sen. Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie joined co-hosts NVTC and Microsoft on Monday, September 8 for a Technology Town Hall Forum at Microsoft's Reston offices. In front of an audience of about 150 technology business leaders, the candidates met and shook hands before appearing in separate sessions to share their insights on business and technology issues facing the country and what they would do to encourage innovation and growth if elected to the Senate.


September 3, 2014
10th Congressional District Candidates Barbara Comstock and John Foust Address Business Community at Town Hall Forum

The Northern Virginia Technology Council joined the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and the Prince William Chamber of Commerce in co-hosting a Town Hall Forum with 10th Congressional District candidates Barbara Comstock and John Foust on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Dominion’s Herndon offices.


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