HERNDON, Va., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Linda Hudson, president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc., will headline the organization's Titans breakfast event on Jan. 30, 2014, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. During the event, Hudson will share insights from her years of leadership in the defense industry and will discuss the importance of strengthening the nation's science, technology, engineering and math labor pool in order to preserve national and economic security.
Hudson, the "First Lady of Defense," leads BAE Systems, Inc.'s 40,000 employees in five different countries. She has spent her career in the defense industry holding a variety of senior management positions in engineering, production operations, program management and business development. Hudson will step down as president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc. on Feb. 1, 2014.
DATE: Jan. 30, 2014
TIME: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and networking
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program featuring Linda Hudson of BAE
LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd.
Directions to The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
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 and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 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