November 01, 2019
Q&A Published by Virginia Tech

Building State’s Tech Talent Pool More Important Than Ever

For the past 10 years, Virginia Tech Alum, Sonu Singh has been building his IT service company on the coattails of his alma mater.

In the latest Q&A, Jenny Boone, Virginia Tech Reporter, interviews Sonu Singh, CEO and Founder of 1901 Group to learn about the company’s core reasons for setting up business in Blacksburg, how they are growing cyber security talent to address national security and personal security challenges, and their connection with the Innovation Campus.

Read the full interview here.

“You’ve got the pace of change increasing, and everything in the world now is technology related. There’s no business or no agency or no person that functions without the support of technology. So, as things change and technology becomes more pervasive, it just creates more need for tremendous amounts of human capital.”


– Sonu Singh, CEO and Founder of 1901 Group

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Sonu Singh

Sonu is the founder of 1901 Group and corporate leader responsible for our strategic vision, innovative business model, and financial performance.

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Paul Wilkinson
EVP, Corporate Strategy and BD

Paul leads Business Development, Capture Management, Marketing, and Channel Partners. Paul provides leadership for 1901 Group’s growth initiatives by supporting the development of new markets and services.

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James Christopher
EVP, Operations and Engineering

James brings over 25 years of industry experience to 1901 with a focus on delivering Information Technology business solutions and managed services.

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Dana Pittman
SVP, Talent Strategy & Human Resources

Dana is the leader of our Human Capital Management function for providing organizational growth, performance, and profitability.

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Brendan Walsh
SVP, Partner Relations

Brendan leads our partner relations and management efforts and supports business development activities in addition to establishing strategic business alliances with leading cloud service providers and security solutions.

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