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Accenture Vet Jeff Owen Named Steampunk Operations VP

Jeff Owen VP of Operations Steampunk

Jeff Owen, formerly a managing director at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined technical consulting firm Steampunk as vice president of operations, according to a LinkedIn post Saturday. He brings more than two decades of experience in areas such as digital transformation, internet of things implementation, network planning and supply chain business processes.

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets IARPA Imagery Analysis Research Contract; Bryan Rich Quoted

Bryan Rich Managing Director AFS Applied Intell

Accenture Federal Services will use artificial intelligence and machine learning to accelerate analysis of geospatial imagery under a potential four-year contract with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity. AFS will work with Element84, I2R, Boston University, Cornell University, MIT, North Carolina State University, South Dakota State University, University of Tennessee and University of California-Riverside to study changes in the earth’s surface caused by climate change, urban growth and other factors under IARPA’s Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique program.

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Kathryn Larson Promoted to Managing Director in Accenture Mgmt Consulting Practice

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Kathryn Larson, formerly an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) senior manager, has been promoted to managing director within the management consulting business at the company's federal arm. She holds more than 15 years of experience in areas such as program and change, organization and business process design and strategic communications.

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Accenture Federal Arm, Mitre Help VA Implement Colmery Act IT Updates; Robert Wilkie Quoted

Robert Wilkie Secretary Veterans Affairs

Accenture Federal Services and Mitre have helped the Department of Veterans Affairs update information technology systems for processing education benefits for military veterans. The Veterans Benefits Administration and its two industry partners performed software development, integration, testing, communications and training work as part of Colmery Act implementation efforts. “These IT changes improve our ability to deliver education benefits to GI Bill students.” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

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Former Accenture Exec Blake Nelson Named Pragmatics VP, General Manager

Blake Nelson VP and GM Pragmatics

Blake Nelson, a more than two-decade industry veteran and former Accenture executive, has taken the role of vice president and general manager at Pragmatics, where he will collaborate with the company's technology solutions group and business development team to explore various customer delivery efforts such as DevSecOps adoption and big data analytics systems.

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Accenture’s Federal Arm to Help Modernize Gov’t Retirement Savings Platform

Accenture Federal Services

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has received a contract from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to help update information technology infrastructure for the government’s retirement services program, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Accenture Federal Services Vet Samantha Young Named Steampunk Sales VP

Samantha Young VP of Sales Steampunk

Samantha Young, former strategic initiatives lead for safety and citizen services portfolio at Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) federal arm, has joined Steampunk as vice president of sales. She brings two decades of sales and business development experience to the information technology services provider.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Dana Deasy Comments on Re-Award $4.4B DEOS BPA; SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract; Perspecta Secures $519M in Classified Programs; USDA Awards Accenture Spot on $450M Contract; PAE Acquires Centra Technology

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract to Support Modeling, Simulation; Michael LaRouche Quoted Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has been awarded the potential $737 million U.S. Air Force Modeling and Simulation Support Services (AFMS3) 2.0 contract to implement, integrate and develop modeling and simulation (M&S). …

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Accenture Federal Services’ Vince Vlasho Talks Air Force Cloud ERP Program, Emerging Govt IT Market Trends

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2020 — Vince Vlasho, a senior managing director and defense portfolio lead at Accenture Federal Services, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview that AFS' previous work with the U.S. Air Force on the Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System has helped position the business to assist USAF in building a cloud-based common enterprise resource planning system.

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