HERNDON, Va., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Chair of the Board and CEO John Jumper will headline the organization's Titans breakfast event on Sept. 27, 2012, from 7 – 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.
In a fireside chat with NVTC Chair Brad Antle, president and CEO of Salient Federal Solutions, Jumper will discuss the state of the industry, including his perspectives on government contracting, sequestration and federal budget cuts, trends in the acquisition market and how SAIC works with small businesses.
Considered an expert on matters concerning the aerospace, defense, industrial, transportation, and automotive business sectors, Jumper joined SAIC as president and CEO in March 2012, having served as a member of the company's board of directors since 2007. He was appointed chair of the board in 2012. SAIC recently announced its plan to separate into two independent, publicly traded companies.
Jumper joined the private sector in November 2005 after serving 39 years in the Air Force, retiring as the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force. As a member of the Joint Chiefs, Jumper acted as a military adviser to the secretary of defense, National Security Council and the president.
DATE: Sept. 27, 2012
TIME: 7 – 8 a.m. Registration and Networking
8 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and Program featuring John Jumper
LOCATION: The Ritz Carlton
1700 Tysons Blvd.
Directions to The Ritz Carlton
REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at 703-904-7878 ext. 287 or email email@example.com.
The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.
SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council