Comings and goings

Jim Flyzik, who spent three years with the consulting firm of Guerra, Kiviat, Flyzik and Associates after leaving government, is joining The Flyzik Group, a company started by his wife, Candace.

President Bush nominated David Norquist to be chief financial officer at the Homeland Security Department, replacing Andy Maner, who resigned.

Reynolds Cahoon, chief information officer at the National Archives and Records Administration, was named senior adviser on electronic records at NARA. Martha Morphy, director for information resources policy and projects, has assumed his duties as acting CIO.

Ed Meagher was named chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. William Landay succeeds Rear Adm. Jay Cohen as chief of Naval Research.

Michael Mittleman was named New York's chief information officer. Meg Levine was named director of the state's Office for Technology.

Bill McDermott was named to head SAP Americas, combining its North and South American operations. Rand Blazer, formerly of BearingPoint, was named president and general manager of SAP Public Services, replacing Steve Peck, who will take on new senior executive responsibilities at SAP Americas, leading its Alliances division and reporting to McDermott.

Bethann Pepoli was named acting CIO for Massachusetts.

Joshua Kussman, former director of policy at Customs and Border Protection, has joined the Sentinel HS Group as vice president.

David Bowen was named the Federal Aviation Administration's assistant administrator for information services and CIO.

John Fink was named CFO at Monster Government Solutions in McLean, Va., and Richard Whitford was named senior vice president of product development and delivery at the company.

William Hoover, president and chief executive officer at American Systems, was elected to the division's board of directors of the Information Technology Association of America's Enterprise Solutions Division.

Former U.S. Postmaster General William Henderson is joining Netflix, the DVD rental service, as chief operations officer.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Shutterstock image: looking for code.

    How DOD embraced bug bounties -- and how your agency can, too

    Hack the Pentagon proved to Defense Department officials that outside hackers can be assets, not adversaries.

  • Shutterstock image: cyber defense.

    Why PPD-41 is evolutionary, not revolutionary

    Government cybersecurity officials say the presidential policy directive codifies cyber incident response protocols but doesn't radically change what's been in practice in recent years.

  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

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