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2014-07-09 08:33:58

HERNDON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced the fiscal year 2014-2015 officers of the Board of Directors as well as the election of 23 new and returning Board members, including five Chair's appointees and two individuals appointed to the Senior Advisory Group of the NVTC Board. The Officers of the Board of Directors are: -- Chair: Sudhakar Kesavan, ICF...

2014-07-08 08:38:48

$250,000 Contribution Will Assist Program in Accelerating Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life Through Employment Opportunities with Virginia Tech Companies HERNDON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation will be the lead sponsor of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, contributing $250,000 to help veterans with what they identify as their greatest challenge in transitioning...

2014-06-26 23:10:39

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) named Kit Check the Hottest Startup in the Washington, DC region for 2014. Kit Check Co-Founders Kevin MacDonald and Tim Kress-Spatz received the award from NVTC President Bobbie Kilberg at Washington Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Tuesday named Kit Check as the Washington, DC region’s Hottest Startup. Since 2010, NVTC has presented its “Hot Ticket” awards...

2014-06-25 08:38:00

Annual Event Puts the Spotlight on the Region's "Hot" Technology Companies HERNDON, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today the winners of the 13th Annual NVTC Hot Ticket Awards, honoring the region's best and brightest entrepreneurial technology companies during an awards party at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. The awards program was emceed by Mark Andersen of "Smoking Hot Sponsor" BDO and Carl Grant of "Smoking Hot...

2014-06-13 08:26:56

HERNDON, Va., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) will host the 13(th) Annual NVTC Hot Ticket Awards on June 24 at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. The Hot Ticket Awards celebrate the efforts of companies and individuals in the region's tech community that have exhibited that 'special something' that makes them 'Hot Tickets' - great vision, the ability to implement and deliver, innovative management approach or star-quality charisma!...

2014-06-03 12:44:20

Ron Kaiser, Tony Florence of New Enterprise Associates, and CFOs from Blackboard, MAXIMUS, Parature and SAIC Honored for Excellence in Promoting the Region's Technology Community HERNDON, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced the winners of the 18(th) Annual Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards last night at a ceremony held at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va. The CFO Awards recognize local chief...

2014-05-29 23:08:47

Ostrato cloudSM™ Cloud Management Platform, Technology and Team to be Recognized for Standout Innovation at June 24th Awards Ceremony Sterling, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Ostrato, developer of the scalable and easy-to-use cloudSM™ cloud management platform, is pleased to announce that Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has named Ostrato a 2014 nominee for a prestigious Hot Ticket Award. The NVTC Hot Ticket Awards are held each June to celebrate the efforts of entrepreneurial...

2014-05-16 16:27:39

Lauded Industry Expert to Further Cyber Security Efforts of the Commonwealth HERNDON, Va., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) applauds Governor Terry McAuliffe's creation of the Virginia Cyber Security Commission and his selection of NVTC Board member John Wood, CEO and chairman of Telos Corporation, as a member of the Commission. The Commission will bring public and private sector experts together to make recommendations on how to...

2014-05-09 12:29:06

New research highlights the competitive advantages of Northern Virginia and the Potomac region as a global center for Big Data and Analytics. HERNDON, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the George Washington University, and Attain, LLC, today released a research report conducted by Chmura Economics & Analytics highlighting the depth and breadth of Big Data experience, expertise and assets in Northern Virginia and the Potomac...

2014-05-05 12:32:34

May 9 event to release research on the future of our region as a global center for Big Data. HERNDON, Va., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As global market forecasts for Big Data technology and services continue to grow, Northern Virginia and the Potomac Region are well positioned to compete for market share and opportunity. The region is distinguished by our concentration of data analytics businesses and workers, the capacity of our schools in training future data scientists...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.