Northern Virginia Technology Council to Auction Meetings with C-Level Technology Executives to Support Veterans Employment

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Second Annual NVTC CXO Auction to Benefit the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) will host the second annual NVTC CXO Auction on April 25, 2016. During the event, regional and industry c-level executives will be auctioned off to raise money for NVTC's Veterans Employment Initiative, which provides tools and resources to match veterans with employment opportunities in Virginia's technology community. During the live auction event, attendees will bid electronically to win one-on-one meetings with c-level leaders.

Participating CXOs are looking to meet qualified vendors for future projects. Winning bidders are guaranteed a meeting with their auctioned executive within 12 months, during which they can gain insight, pitch future plans or receive advice. Some auction packages go beyond a meeting to include lunch, dinner or golf.

Executives being auctioned include:

Reggie Aggarwal, Founder and CEO, Cvent
Kenneth Asbury, President and CEO, CACI
Doug Berry, CTO, The Ambit Group
Rodney Blevins, Senior Vice President and CIO, Dominion
Mike Brown, CTO, comScore Inc.
Matt Calkins, CEO, Appian
Marilyn Crouther, Senior Vice President and General Manager, HP Enterprise
Mac Curtis, President and CEO, Vencore
Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media
Al Grasso, President and CEO, The MITRE Corporation
Kim Hayes, Co-Founder and CEO, The Ambit Group
Linnie Haynesworth, Sector Vice President and General Manager, Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
Sudhakar Kesavan, Chairman and CEO, ICF International
Curt Kolcun, Vice President, U.S. Public Sector, Microsoft
Eric Major, President, CEO and Co-Founder, K2M
Jean-Paul Martin, CTO and Co-Founder,
Joe Martore, President and CEO, CALIBRE Systems
Tony Moraco, CEO, SAIC
Todd Stottlemyer, CEO, Inova Center for Personalized Health
& Dr. Marshall Ruffin, Executive Vice President and CTO, Inova Health System
John Wood, Chairman and CEO, Telos Corporation

Auction packages include meetings and excursions such as a meeting with Steve Forbes of Forbes Media; an afternoon of sailing on The Ambit Group CTO Doug Berry’s private boat; lunch with Cvent Founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal; an Italian dinner with SAIC CEO Tony Moraco, as well as many more opportunities!

April 25, 2016

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Registration and Auction

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd.
McLean, VA

To register as a member of the press, please contact Sarah Jones at 703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at

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