August 31, 2020
Opinion Editorial Written by Brendan Walsh, Published on Washington Technology

Don’t Overlook Rural America For Your Next Great IT Hub

Digital Transformation

As we continue to find a new-normal caused by the pandemic, it’s clear that technology is imperative, but retaining and training talent will be crucial. The pandemic exposed emphasis on capacity gaps in our current workforce and the traditional government contractor’s ability to deliver the complex IT services the government needs.

To discuss how to transform rural communities, Brendan Walsh, SVP of Partner Relations at 1901 Group, shares how the high speed of technology change, combined with the shift to remote learning and remote work, can be a potential equalizer for rural communities and those underserved.

Brendan Walsh also explains the (4) casual theories for the rural lag and how technology can help solve and/or debunk these theories to give better opportunities in our nation.

Read Brendan Walsh’s opinion editorial here.


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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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George Batsakis
EVP and Chief Strategy Officer

George leads the company’s overall corporate development and strategy planning process and provides expertise in executive management, operations, new business development, emerging technology and technology partnership.

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Paul Wilkinson
Chief Growth Officer

Paul Wilkinson is responsible for managing the company’s growth, leading business development, capture management, marketing, and communications. Paul provides leadership for the development of new markets and managed service offerings.

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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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Brian Lubin
SVP, Service Management

Brian leads the development and management of our service offerings and brings great value in aligning our growth and delivery activities while ensuring profitability.

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