Wood is recognized for leadership in federal business and civic entrepreneurship
ASHBURN, Va. – November 6, 2013 – Telos Corporation Chairman and CEO John B. Wood was named a finalist for the GovCon Exec of the Year Award for companies with revenues between $75 million and $300 million. The Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards are sponsored by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and Professional Services Council.
Wood and the other finalists are recognized for their contributions to their respective companies, to the government contracting industry as a whole, and to their communities. Winners will be announced live at the Awards Gala tomorrow evening, November 7, 2013 at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner.
A member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council board of directors and board liaison to NVTC’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Committee, Wood offers leadership and direction to the local technology industry. He is also an outspoken proponent of cybersecurity legislation whose advice and feedback have been welcomed by legislators from both sides of the aisle.
Wood is a champion of the concept of civic entrepreneurship, and is founder of the Loudoun CEO Cabinet, committed to improving quality of life for all Loudoun citizens. He is deeply engaged in a variety of philanthropic efforts, serving as chairman of the board of Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). Through substantial contributions to Wolf Trap Foundation’s STEM Learning through the Arts, Wood has brought the foundation’s coveted Teacher Artist Residencies to Loudoun County.
About Telos Corporation
Telos Corporation has provided innovative IT solutions and services to the federal government for more than 30 years, focusing since 1997 on cybersecurity. Telos solutions ensure that the government’s most security-conscious organizations comply with demanding federal and DoD information security mandates. Offerings include Xacta® IA Manager for enterprise IT security management, enterprise security consulting services, secure networks, secure enterprise messaging, and secure identity management solutions. Solutions are represented to the federal government on Telos’ GSA schedule. For more information, visit www.telos.com.