Craig Abod
Abod, Craig P.


Mr. Abod, founder of Carahsoft, has combined his entrepreneurial spirit and 25+ years of experience in government sales, marketing and contract management to create a new company that has redefined the way technology is marketed and sold to the public sector market.

Antle, Brad


As President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), Brad Antle brings three decades of experience as a leader in developing and delivering information technology(IT)solutions.

Armstrong, Charlie


One of the most recognized names in government technology, Charlie Armstrong stepped down from his position as Associate Commissioner for Information and Technology, US Customs and Border Patrol, after a more than three-decade career as a Federal technology executive.

Alan Balutis
Balutis, Alan P.


Balutis joined the networking leader after more than 30 years in public service and industry leadership roles. Most recently, he was President and Chief Executive Officer, Government Strategies, of a leading market research firm, INPUT.

Baxter, Jeffrey ‘Skunk’

Consultant/contractor for US Government agencies and advises top military, government and industry leaders on missile defense, terrorism and counter-terrorism, cyber warfare, intelligence, virtual reality, and importantly, on the policy frameworks that shape deployment of these systems.

Bozzelli, Teresa

Upson Technology Group

Former chief operating officer at IDC Government Insights and vice president and partner at Booz Allen Hamilton, Bozzelli brings to her leadership role at Sapient more than 20 years of experience.

Paul Brubaker
Brubaker, Paul

Alliance for Transportation Innovation

Mr. Brubaker is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Transportation Innovation, a not-for-profit organization focused on accelerating the development, testing and deployment of innovative technology that will dramatically improve the safe and efficient movement of people and goods.

Lisa Bruch
Bruch, Lisa C.

Century Link

Lisa has over 30 years of sales, marketing, business development and contracting experience in both the public and private sectors. Lisa is a proven leader who demonstrates strength in building strategic partnerships and directing complex programs.

Michael Callihan
Callihan, Michael


Michael Callihan is president of, Inc., an information technology services firm specializing in software testing, independent verification and validation (IV&V), and agile software development. AEGIS has developed a specialized testing environment for health information exchange interoperability and standards conformance.

Carlson, Teresa H.


Currently the head of Global Public Sector, Teresa is responsible for Strategy, Sales and Business Development for Amazon’s Web Services and Cloud Computing business.

Cameron Chehreh
Chehreh, Cameron

Dell Public Sector

Cameron Chehreh currently serves as Chief Technology Officer for Dell Federal. In this role, Cameron is responsible for developing and executing strategy, corporate development, leadership, and driving innovation for Dell’s service delivery model for the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community markets, domestically and internationally.

Min Chong
Chong, Min W.

Strategic Operational Solutions

Min Chong’s career spans over twenty-four years of management and leadership experience in the military, high technology, and security industries. He is a champion of applying technologies to improve trust, security, and business processes.

Davis, Tom


The Honorable Thomas (Tom) M. Davis serves as a Director of Federal Government Affairs in Deloitte’s Washington office and advises the firm on government strategy for its public sector business operations.

Mike Dent
Dent, Michael

Fairfax County, VA

Mike Dent is one of the most recognized CISOs in country government and consistently positions Fairfax as one of the top jurisdictions for IT security management in American government today. He is an innovator with an eye toward incorporating the most advanced technologies to defend against the always evolving global cyber threat matrix.

Sean DuGuay
DuGuay, Sean

Excella Consulting

Sean DuGuay is a former Active Duty U.S. Marine of 10 years where he served as a Federal Special Agent with Criminal Investigation Division. His experience has led him to become an accomplished Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professional.

randy fuerst
Fuerst, Randy

Oceus Networks

As President and Chief Operating Officer of Oceus Networks, Fuerst leads the execution of the company’s strategic plan and provides the operational leadership to enable the company to grow at an accelerated rate.

Eric Gillespie
Gillespie, Eric


Mr. Gillespie, CEO of Govini, a business intelligence and analytics company he founded to give businesses in every industry a distinct advantage when working with the government. He was previously the acting CEO of Onvia, a firm that provides research and tools to track, analyze and report the activities.

Kim Hayes
Hayes, Kim

The Ambit Group

Since founding The Ambit Group in 2004, CEO Kim Hayes has provided the operating vision, dynamic energy, and servant leadership that have propelled Ambit’s growth and federal success. A relentless and driven entrepreneur, Kim launched Ambit as a Service Disabled Veteran committed to improving the lives of the American Citizen

John Higginbotham
Higginbotham, John

Blue Ridge Networks

Entrepreneur, Investor, innovator and business leader, John Higginbotham carries more than three decades of tech experience and leadership in his position as CEO of Blue Ridge Networks.

Mario Hyland
Hyland, Mario G.


For 30 years Mario Hyland has led and played integral roles in the design, engineering and testing of critical healthcare, defense and myriad government programs and missions. His passion is healthcare management, which led him to found and focus on this sector.

Ryan Jannise
Jannise, Ryan


Ryan is a leader in sales of proven and revolutionary technologies to solve highly complicated problems. For 18 of the past 20 years he has been employed in private sector positions. His specialization is in the federal, defense and intelligence marketplace.

tony jimenez
Jimenez, Anthony R.


Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of MicroTech, one of the largest Hispanic-owned IT Integrators in the nation. Under Tony’s leadership MicroTech is focused on Technology Services, Cloud Computing, Product Solutions, Network Systems Integration, Cyber Security, Telecommunications, Mobility and Big Data Solutions.

Scott Johnson
Johnson, Scott


Mr. Johnson founded Sage Management in 2004 with a mission to reduce telecommunications expenses and mitigate telecommunications arbitrage. Under Scott’s leadership, Sage has saved its clients over $1B on their telecommunications invoices.

will Jones
Jones, Will


Will Jones is Senior Vice President at Carahsoft Technology Corp. As a member of the executive management team since the company’s inception, Will has played a key role in the company’s record year-over-year growth, culminating most recently in 2017 bookings of $4.4B.

Krein, Paul

Red River

Paul Krein is the Vice President of Cloud and Digital Solutions at Red River. He is an established sought-after industry thought leader, a prolific author and editor of whitepapers, business and technical articles.

Mike Maiorana
Maiorana, Michael


Michael Maiorana leads Verizon’s strategic direction in public sector markets and is responsible for sales and customer satisfaction for federal, state and local governments, as well as education and public safety customers across the U.S.