Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces 11 New Board of Directors 

(McLean, Virginia) November 19, 2020 — The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia, today announced the appointment of eleven (11) additional members to its Board of Directors during the Fall 2020. The new members will join NVTC’s current Board to help provide strategic guidance and insight to broaden NVTC’s programs and bolster membership across the region as the organization embarks on its next phase of growth.

The new Board appointees are as follows:

Jay Bellissimo, Managing Partner, IBM
David Berteau, President and CEO, Professional Services Council
Jennifer Chronis, Vice President, Federal, Verizon 
Ted Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Altamira Technologies Corporation 
Damon Griggs, CEO, Dovel Technology
Craig Halliday, Chief Executive Officer, Unanet 
Diane Leopold, Chief Operating Officer, Dominion Energy
Paul Misener, VP, Global Innovation Policy and Communications, Amazon
Bob Stolle, President and CEO of Centers of Innovative Technology
Doug Wagoner, President and CEO, LMI 
Dr. Gregory Washington, President, George Mason University

These new members complement NVTC’s current board members as the individuals represent a wide variety of technology companies, service providers and academic institutions. NVTC has a rich history of connecting companies and providing the resources they need to grow and scale their businesses and will continue to do so by creating a community of innovators and free thinkers, as well as offering opportunities for members to network and learn. 

“Going into a new year and a new era for NVTC, I am committed to finding strategic ways to better support our members and the region’s tech ecosystem as a whole. The addition of our new board appointees will help us do just that. It has always been important for NVTC leadership to map to our members’ needs and goals, and having a diverse board integrated with the leaders of the organizations we represent is critical,” said NVTC President and CEO, Jennifer Taylor.
“Building bridges across technology companies and service providers will only allow us all to grow stronger, and further reinforces this region’s role as a tech and innovation powerhouse. NVTC’s robust network of educators, entrepreneurs, creators, and leaders will continue to encourage ideas to flow, information to exchange, and careers to flourish – for this generation and beyond,” said Greg Baroni, NVTC Board Chair and Chairman and CEO of Attain. 


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About the Northern Virginia Technology Council

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the trade association representing the Northern Virginia technology community. As one of the nation's largest technology councils, NVTC serves companies from all sectors of the industry, from small businesses and startups to Fortune 100 technology companies, as well as service providers, academic institutions, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. More than 500 member companies make up the NVTC membership and look to the organization as a resource for networking and educational opportunities, peer-to-peer communities, policy advocacy, industry promotion, fostering of strategic relationships, and branding of the region as a major global technology center. Learn more at

Kara Mauceri
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