Eastern Foundry Hires Zach Hanif as Chief Technology Officer

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Eastern Foundry welcomes former Endgame Data Scientist and Novetta Director, Zach Hanif, as CTO.

Zach Hanif

Zach’s experience with cybersecurity and data science companies will help Eastern Foundry evaluate incoming technology startups that are poised to work with the government.

Zachary Hanif, Director of Applied Data Science at Novetta, Inc., has been named Chief Technology Officer at Eastern Foundry, a government procurement marketplace and accelerator.

Zach will oversee all technical aspects of Eastern Foundry, ensuring that member companies represent the most cutting edge technology and advise the executive team on technological investments.

“Eastern Foundry seeks to bring in the best technology companies to our membership. Zach’s experience with cybersecurity companies will help Eastern Foundry evaluate incoming technology companies that are poised to work with the government. He is renowned for his data science skills and we are excited to offer his expertise to our members,” says Andrew Chang, Chief Strategy Officer at Eastern Foundry.

Zach will continue to serve at Novetta, where he works to interdict malware operators across the Internet and advance defender's ability to guard their networks. Prior to Novetta, Zach was an early-stage employee at Endgame where he worked to apply machine learning at scale to network traffic for the purpose of detecting malware infections and anomalous behavior.

Zach is most recognized for his expertise in Data Science and Security and has spoken at the Black Hat conference several times on the subject. Zach is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology where he studied computer science.

About Eastern Foundry
Eastern Foundry is a first-of-its-kind marketplace where technologists, government contractors and agencies convene to exchange information and opportunities, find teaming partners and conduct business. Providing all of the resources of a modern technology accelerator, Eastern Foundry offers physical workspace, services, trainings and information that are tailored to help large and small businesses achieve government contracting success. To learn more about Eastern Foundry, visit Eastern-Foundry.com, follow us @EasternFoundry or stop by our location in Crystal City.

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