March 15, 2021

Interview Published by WashingtonExec – Amanda Ziadeh, Editor at WashingtonExec

Leidos’ Gerry Fasano on 1901 Group Acquisition, NGEN Contract Win and Marketplace Outlook

Gerry Fasano, president of Leidos Defense Group spoke with Amanda Ziadeh, editor at WashingtonExec following Leidos’ completion of the 1901 Group acquisition in January. Fasano shares what this transaction means for Leidos going forward and the capabilities it will add to its portfolio.

Additionally, Leidos was recently granted approval to move forward with the Next Generation Enterprise Network – Recompete Service Management, Integration and Transport, or NGEN, contract, a $7.7 billion Navy IT deal.

Fasano discusses what this opportunity means for Leidos and its work with the Navy, and how these recent events change the way the Leidos is positioned in the marketplace in 2021.

Watch the full interview here

“1901 Group was a strategic acquisition for us and strengthens our capabilities in cloud, IT managed services, and cyber security. 1901 Group watched the changes in cloud and commercial service delivery and realized there had to be a better way for the federal clients and so they started their own company based upon a managed service delivery approach leveraging cloud.” – Gerry Fasano, President of Leidos Defense Group

“Our customer requirements continue to evolve and to really compete in this environment, companies need to deliver both tradition on prem as well as emerging managed service and we see this evolution continuing. 1901 Group provides us that ready now solution to our customer’s needs.” – Gerry Fasano, President of Leidos Defense 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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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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