GTRA announces Government Technology Awards

(PR NewsChannel) / June 7, 2013 / CAMBRIDGE, Md.  

Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)

The Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) announced the public and private sector award winners for the 2013 GOVTek Executive Government Technology Awards.  The awards were presented at GTRA’s GOVTek Awards Gala, whichcelebrated and recognized government and industry IT leaders whose vision, innovation and remarkable accomplishments have improved efficiency, the delivery of government services, citizen engagement, information sharing, and national security.Nominees from Civilian, Defense and Intelligence agencies along with solution providers were evaluated and selected by GTRA Council Members and community public voting.

“GTRA is pleased to recognize these leaders for their accomplishments and innovative contributions to the government IT community,” said Kelly Yocum, Co-Founder and Executive Director, GTRA “We are proud to have their involvement!”

GOVERNMENT AWARD WINNERS:

  • Excellence in Big Data/Analytics: Kirit Amin, Deputy CIO & CTO, Commerce
  • Excellence in Cloud & Infrastructure Modernization: Dan Pitton, Director of Mission, Architecture Planning & Protection, NHSTA
  • Excellence in Collaboration: Benjamin Bergersen, CIO, OIG, Commerce
  • Excellence in Education: Robin “Montana” Williams, Director, National Cybersecurity Education & Workforce Development
  • Excellence in Efficiency: Simon Szykman, CIO, Commerce
  • Excellence in Government Leadership: Robert Brese, CIO, Energy
  • Excellence in Green IT and Sustainability: Chris Fudge, Census
  • Excellence in Health IT: Lauren Thompson, CONNECT Gateway for the Nationwide Health Information Network, ONC
  • Excellence in Mobility: Rick Holgate, Assistant Director and CIO, ATF
  • Excellence in Portfolio Management and Enterprise Architecture: Scott Bernard, Federal Chief Enterprise Architect, OMB
  • Excellence in Project Management: Dennis Lauer, CIO, OPIC
  • Excellence in Risk Management: Steven Martin, Program Office Protection Lead, AF Space Command/Space and Missile System Center/MILSATCOM Systems Directorate
  • Excellence in Security: Brian Allen, Team Lead, Detection, DHS
  • Excellence in State/Local IT: Bill Kehoe, Chief Information Officer, King County
  • Excellence in Telework & Modernization: Anthony Costa, GSA
  • Excellence in Transparency and Social Media: David McClure, Associate Administrator, GSA
  • Government innovator of the Year: Avi Bender, CTO, Census
  • GTRA Special Honor Award: Lori Pettebone Maatta, MS, CEA, Director Performance Reporting Group, Office of Performance, CMMS, HHS
  • Women in Technology – Government: Kristyn Jones, Director, Financial Information Management, U.S. Army

SOLUTION PROVIDER AWARD WINNERS:

  • Best Big Data/Analytics: LexisNexis
  • Best Cloud & Infrastructure Modernization: EMC Atmos
  • Best Collaboration Solution: AvePoint
  • Best Efficiency Solution: KPMG
  • Best Health IT Solution: SourceMedical
  • Best Mobility Solution: ForeScout Technologies
  • Best Portfolio Management & EA: Accellion
  • Best Risk Management Solution: Skybox Security
  • Best Security Solution: Invincea
  • Top Solution Providers to Watch in 2013: Maas360 by Fiberlink
  • Best Transparency Solution: Agiliance
  • Excellence in Government Service: Quantech Services
  • Excellence in Industry / Government Collaboration: Teradata
  • Excellence in Project management: iSight Partners
  • Women in Technology: LaKeshia Grant

About GTRA: GTRA brings together executive-level government IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions in critical areas including infrastructure modernization, cyber security, cloud Computing, big data, risk management, portfolio management, enterprise architecture and Health IT.   By sharing best practices and lessons learned at the semi-annual GTRA Council Meeting, 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.

MEDIA CONTACT
Deborah Kay
GTRA
312-399-7341
deborahk@gtra.org

·         GTRA Special Honor Award: Lori Pettebone Maatta, MS, CEA, Director Performance Reporting Group, Office of Performance, CMMS, HHS

·         Women in Technology – Government: Kristyn Jones, Director, Financial Information Management, U.S. Army

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SOURCE:  Government Technology Research Alliance



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