Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee Event

December 12, 2014

Wyatt Kash
Vice President of Content Strategy

Wyatt Kash is an accomplished business media executive and award-winning editor and journalist who has been following government IT trends for the past decade. He joined FedScoop in June 2014, as vice president of content strategy, where he heads up the company's content strategy and editorial product development.

Most recently, Kash served as eEditor of InformationWeek Government, a division of UBM Tech, where he developed content and community relations for the government technology market, covering big data, cloud computing, cybersecurity, mobile technology, open government and leadership trends. Prior to that, he co-led an AOL startup team where he helped create, launch, manage and market an online news platform featuring advanced social media strategies aimed at government, defense and technology industry executives. Kash has also held positions with The Washington Post Co. and subsequently 1105 Media, as editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Defense Systems, where he directed editorial strategy and content operations for print, online, and mobile products and industry events. He's also held senior management and editorial positions at Hanley Wood and Lebhar-Friedman.

Throughout his career, Kash has taken a leading role in expanding print media businesses online and into mobile formats, and harnessing social media to deliver content to business leaders. His editorial teams have earned numerous national journalism awards. His career accomplishments were honored in 2011 as the national recipient of the G.D. Crain Award, given annually to one individual for outstanding career contributions to editorial excellence in American business media. He graduated with honors from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area.

More information about Wyatt is available on LinkedIn. Contact him at wyatt.kash@fedscoop.com or on Twitter @wyattkash.

Jonathan Moneymaker
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Altamira Technologies Corporation

As chief strategy officer of Altamira Technologies Corporation, Jonathan Moneymaker has primary responsibility for corporate strategy, corporate development, business development and capture, marketing and communications, and legislative affairs. He has spent his entire career successfully growing and executing diverse portfolios of business, from startup to Fortune 50, focused on creating value and delivering innovative solutions across dynamic commercial and federal markets and has been honored to directly support the U.S. intelligence and special operations communities throughout his career.

Prior to joining Altamira, Moneymaker served as general manager of Boeing's approximately $5 billion, 1000 employee Intelligence Systems Group business unit with responsibilities focused on overall leadership, business strategy and growth, program execution, and operational effectiveness of the organization, its seven acquisitions, and its global footprint. He served as the primary customer interface, delivering specialized service, products and solutions to the U.S. intelligence community, Department of Defense, and Boeing's international partners.

Prior to his position with Boeing, Moneymaker served as vice president of Anonymizer Inc. and led their merger with Abraxas Corporation. While at Anonymizer, Moneymaker's core focus was driving business growth by aligning the company with the intelligence community and ensuring critical program and cross organizational execution. Moneymaker also served in Ocean Systems Engineering Corp SMART division, where he managed a C4ISR and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection portfolio, and participated in the acquisition of the company to Apogen Technologies.

Moneymaker holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Southern California, is a graduate of senior executive programs from Kellogg School of Management, Rady School of Management and Harvard University and serves as a member of the board of directors for the University of Southern California's Daniel J. Epstein Industrial and Systems Engineering School.

Ed Silva
Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Ed Silva is co-founder and co-Chief Executive Officer of CENTERPOINT, a Virginia-based technology company delivering the next generation in cybersecurity lifecycle management and enterprise mobile solutions. In addition to serving as co-CEO, Silva is responsible for strategic corporate growth and the implementation of business development strategies.

Prior to founding CENTERPOINT, Silva was senior executive for Corporate Business Development for CACI International Inc., a global $3.8 billion information solutions and services company. Silva joined CACI through the company's acquisition of IDL Solutions, where he was a partner and senior vice president. Silva also served as president and CEO of IDL Government Solutions, a provider of information technology solutions, applications, and systems support. IDL-GS functioned as a critical business partner to IDL Solutions as it grew rapidly toward its successful acquisition by CACI in December of 2012.

During his 26-year career, Silva has developed and implemented growth strategies for a number of other companies, including InfoPro, Chubb Computer Services, Advanced Telenet Solutions, International Data Products, and Management Systems Applications. Silva currently serves as the vice chair for the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) Cybersecurity SIG. Previously, he served two terms, one as chair and one as Vice chair, for the IAC Small Business SIG. Silva is also an active member of AFCEA. Silva holds a Bachelor of Science in bBusiness information systems from the University of Baltimore, and a computer science degree from Montgomery College.

Andras Szakal
Vice President and CTO
IBM U.S. Federal

Andras Szakal is vice president and CTO of IBM U.S. Federal. He is responsible for IBM's industry solution technology strategy in support of the U.S. Federal customer. Szakal's team provides the deep industry and technical expertise necessary to address complex government challenges such as cybersecurity and cloud computing. Szakal represents the IBM Software Group on the Board of Directors of The Open Group and AFEI. He currently holds the position of vice chair of the Trusted Technology Forum and chairs the Open Certified Architect (OpenCA) standard.