March 09, 2021
Opinion Editorial Written by Brendan Walsh, Published by WashingtonExec

It’s More than Just Job Creation — It’s Our National Security

Cloud Storage Reseller or Consumer? Partners Face Market Shift 2020 has brought unprecedented change in how we learn, work and socialize, but it also capped a decade that demonstrated how and why workforce development and rural job creation are not only critical for economic resiliency but essential for our national security.

To discuss the linking between the workforce development and national security, Brendan Walsh, SVP of Partner Relations at 1901 Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, shares with WashingtonExec in an opinion editorial the formula for sustainable and scalable job creation, the impact the formula has on our economy and security, and what Americans (such as individuals, employees, educators, public officials, and employers) can do to create change.

Read Brendan Walsh’s opinion editorial here

“Months ago, we could take the time to reimagine what life would be like during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, but now, for a brief period of time, we have an opportunity to take actions based on our role or roles in society. These actions can be sustainable and scalable to help citizens without creating a burden on our resources and can benefit people and communities throughout the country in both rural and urban locations.” – Brendan Walsh, SVP of Partner Relations at 1901 Group, a Leidos Company

“Our actions or inactions will have irrevocable impact on our workforce resiliency, our continuity of federal/state/local government services, and our national security for years to come.” – Brendan Walsh, SVP of Partner Relations at 1901 Group, a Leidos Company

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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
EVP, Business Development

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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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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