Ed O'Hare, chief information officer at the General Services Administration's
Federal Supply Service, joined the private sector after 28 years at GSA.
O'Hare began his new job Feb. 19 as a senior associate for the information
technology team at Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc.'s worldwide technology
business. Among other responsibilities at GSA, O'Hare oversaw GSA Advantage,
the online shopping mall for products and services.
Don Heffernan, deputy CIO at FSS, will be replacing O'Hare as acting CIO.
For more information, see "GSA predicts strong online sales" [FCW.com, Feb.
Rear Adm. Kenneth Slaght was named last week as the head the Space and Naval
Warfare Systems Command. Spawar buys, develops and manages the Navy's command,
control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
Slaght has served as Spawar's vice commander since September 2000. From
December 1997 until last year, he served as Spawar's chief engineer, when
he helped implement the Information Technology for the 21st Century program
for the Pacific Fleet. He takes over as Spawar commander from Rear Adm.
John Gauss, who is retiring.
For more information, see "Navy names new Spawar commander" [FCW.com, Feb.
Sean O'Keefe was officially nominated last week to be deputy director of
the Office of Management and Budget. A professor at Syracuse University's
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, O'Keefe is the director
of national security studies, which provides executive education programs
for senior military and civilian personnel.
For more information, see "Cheney associate to take key OMB job" [Federal
Computer Week, Feb. 5, 2001]
Muyiwa Idowu was named last week as chief operating officer of Application
Technologies Inc, an information technology consulting firm for commercial
and government organizations. Most recently, Idowu was an advisory consultant
to the Education Department, where he directed the streamlining of the department's
core treasury and cash management processes.