Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces Seven New Members to the Board of Directors

McLean, Virginia (September 14, 2021) - Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the trade association representing the national capital region’s technology community, today announced the appointment of seven (7) additional members to its Board of Directors. These technology leaders will join NVTC’s current Board members, offering strategic guidance to the council as it embarks on its next phase of evolution as the national capital region’s voice of technology. The new Board appointees, effective September 14, 2021, are as follows (alphabetically):

  • Matt Desch, Chief Executive Officer, Iridium Communications, Inc.
  • Rob Faktorow, Vice Chairman, CBRE
  • David Quirke, Chief Information Officer, INOVA
  • Jeremy Rissi, Group Vice President, Public Sector, Splunk
  • Victor Hoskins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (Honorary Board Member)
  • Telly D. Tucker, CecD, Director, Arlington Economic Development (Honorary Board Member)
  • Christina Winn, Executive Director, Prince William County Department of Economic Development (Honorary Board Member)

The new Board members represent a range of the region’s most technology-forward companies, service providers and academic institutions. As one of the largest and most influential regional technology councils in the United States, NVTC fosters a vibrant community of innovators, offering collaborative support and promoting a culture for new ideas and technology transformation. 

“We are thrilled to welcome this distinguished group of leaders to NVTC’s Board who will bring their unique perspectives and increased technology depth to the council’s leadership. The Board members elected are forward thinkers who are committed to advancing NVTC’s mission of accelerating tech innovation and building a world-class workforce,” said Jennifer Taylor, NVTC President and CEO. 

“NVTC is a notable voice in our region and its reputation extends across the entire technology ecosystem. The addition of these six dynamic leaders to our Board will not only allow us to become a more impactful council, but also provide additional avenues to further our strategic plan and reach a wider network of leaders, educators, and entrepreneurs,” said Greg Baroni, Chair of the NVTC Board of Directors and Founder and CEO of Attain Partners.  


About the Northern Virginia Technology Council
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the trade association representing the national capital region’s 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, and nonprofit organizations. Nearly 500 entities 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. Visit NVTC at

Kara Mauceri
Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)

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