October 28, 2020
Interview by Virginia Technology Today/WFIR, Hosts Eddie Amos and Kim Blair

Virginia Technology Today Podcast Part 1: CEO Sonu Singh

Virginia Technology Today Podcast Part 2: CEO Sonu SinghEvery week Virginia Technology Today highlights area leaders to talk about technology trends in the Southwest Virginia area. Virginia Technology Today Hosts, Eddie Amos and Kim Blair, featured Sonu Singh, CEO and Founder of 1901 Group as this week’s focus is on technology, innovation, entrepreneurship, and recruiting a talented workforce in Southwest Virginia.

Sonu Singh shares the inspiration behind creating 1901 Group and the reason for the dual location in Southwest Virginia and Northern Virginia, finding opportunities in recruiting talent in Southwest Virginia, and how the company answers to needs in the government contracting market.

Visit WFIR to listen to the podcast here.

“There has been a profound change in technology in 20 years — the cost of bandwidth, storage, and compute. Everything has changed except how we deliver it to our customer. Our view was to build in centralized location, open the aperture to recruit from all background not just IT, and provide the technology to deliver IT services in a different way.”

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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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