GITEC Summit Awards

 
We are excited to announce the 2017 GITEC Award recipients. Expanded to seven categories, the below individuals and teams demonstrated impressive innovation and ingeniuty, making them the well-deserving recipients of the 2017 GITEC Awards!
 
The award recipients will be announced and presented during lunch on Monday, April 3.
 
Below are the award recipients for each category. 
 
  • Project Management Award (Government): For federal government projects that demonstrate excellence in project management. Awardees will be judged on significant mission outcomes, great customer experience, cost savings and using an innovative approach.
    • U.S. Coast Guard Seawatch Project Team
  • Rising Star Award (Government): To a federal government individual at the beginning of his or her career who demonstrates the ability to complete mission relevant accomplishments that are impactful while maintaining composure, which in turn improves the federal IT sector. Judged on accomplishments, impact and composure under pressure.
    • Justin Noggle, Tactical Command Centers Asset Line Manager, Command, Control and Communications Engineering Center, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Mission Service Award (Government): To a federal government team that demonstrates the most outstanding mission service. Judged on contribution to significant mission outcomes, great customer experience and supporting anecdotes and metrics.
    • Command & Control Integration TeamJoint Chiefs of Staff
  • Innovator Award (Government): To a federal government employee who demonstrates the ability to think outside the box. Judged on creativity and resourcefulness, high impact on organization success and use of new tools and processes.
    • Mark Krzysko, Deputy Director for Enterprise Information, Acquisition Resources and Analysis, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics, Department of Defense
  • Innovator Award (Industry): To an industry partner who demonstrates the ability to think outside the box. Judged on creativity and resourcefulness, high impact on business success and use of new tools and processes.
    • Chris Howard, Vice President of Federal, Nutanix
  • Leadership Award (Government): To the federal government employee who demonstrates the ability to guide and inspire others, which in turn improves the federal IT sector. Judged on mentoring success, his or her impacts on others outside the organization and the ability to act as an agent of change, helping to transform the culture of an organization.
    • CDR Brian Anderson, Commander, Command, Control and Communications Engineering Center, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Leadership Award (Industry): To the industry partner who demonstrates the ability to guide and inspire others, which in turn improves the federal IT sector. Judged on mentoring success, his or her impact on others outside the companies and the ability to act as an agent of change, and helping to transform the culture of an organization.
    • Joe Beel, Strategic Programs Manager, Cisco