GTRA announced Executive Technology Award Winners at GOVTek Awards Gala

(PR NewsChannel) / February 6, 2012 / WASHINGTON 

Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)GTRA announced the 2011 GOVTek Government Executive Technology Award winners at the GOVTek Awards Gala, a black tie event at the Newseum, hosted by GTRA co-founders Kelly Yocum and Parham Eftekhari. Senior government executives were nominated by their government, industry and GTRA council peers.

The government executive winners are:

Excellence in Government Leadership:
Dennis Wisnosky, Chief Architect, Chief Technical Officer, Business Mission Area, DoD

Leadership in State/Local IT Modernization:
Dan Lohrmann, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Director, Infrastructure Services Administration, State of Michigan

Government Innovator of the Year:
Peter Tseronis, Senior Technical Advisor, Energy

Excellence in Project Management:
Dan Gahafer, Program Director for, DISA

Excellence in Education and Collaboration:

Women in Government Technology:
Colleen Coggins, Chief Information Officer, Transportation

Excellence in Telework and Workforce Modernization:
Sharon Wall, Regional Commissioner FAS New England Region, GSA

Excellence in Transparency and Social Media:
Michael Krieger, Chief Information Officer (Acting), Army

Excellence in Cyber Security:
Rich Kutter, Sr. Electronics Engineer, DoD

Infrastructure Modernization and Cloud Achievement:
Ken Griffey, NCCIPS Transition Manager, NASA

Government Mobile App of the Year:
Recovery.GOV App (RATB)

Excellence in OMB’s 25 Point Federal IT Management Reform:
Nitin Pradhan, Chief Information Officer, DOT

Enterprise Architect Leader of the Year:
Doreen Cox, Chief Architect and Director of the Enterprise Architecture Branch, CBP

Best of GTRA:
Dr. Ronald Ross, Senior Fellow, NIST

GTRA Special Honor Award:
Ira Grossman, Chief Enterprise Architect, FEMA

The industry winners are:

Best Security Solution:
RSA NetWitness

Best Transparency Solution:

Women in Technology:
Kay Sears, Intelsat General Corporation

Excellence in Government Services:

Best Cloud Solution:

Best Mobile Solution:
MaaS360 by Fiberlink

Top Solution Providers to Watch for in 2012:

About GTRA: GTRA brings together executive-level government technology security, enterprise architecture, green IT and health IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions. The semi-annual GTRA Technology Council Meeting address the topics identified through research with the government council members and industry experts. By sharing best practices and lessons learned, knowledge is exchanged in a peer-to-peer forum, resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans and cutting-edge solutions.  Through a unique collaborative methodology, GTRA is revolutionizing the way government does business.

Kerri Tompkins
Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)

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SOURCE:  Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)

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