May 13, 2021

Navy Forum – The Next Digital Domain – Driving UX, Data, and Platform Success

Navy Forum – The Next Digital Domain – Driving UX Data, and Platform Success James Geurts, acting undersecretary of Navy and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, delivered an opening keynote address during the Potomac Officers Clubs’ 2021 Navy Forum on May 12th. Geurts discussed the Navy’s most pressing issues related to digital transformation and technology acquisition processes.

Panelist George Batsakis, Chief Strategy Officer at 1901 Group, discussed how the Navy needs to have an integrated cloud IT system that is secure and scalable. Batsakis also touched upon the importance of scaling the Navy workforce, an issue that he envisions as the most fundamental and pressing gap in creating the success desired in next-generation digital domain systems.

Other panelist discussion included how the Navy’s goals need to be placed in the context of adversarial technological advances and the need to invest in upscaling and rescaling its 500,000 workforces while delivering rapid adoption of high-impact agility enhancing models ready for wide service implementation.

Read the full interview 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
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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