National Press Club

Newsmaker: Government Contracting in Era of Sequestration, May 16

May 9, 2013 | By Herb Perone, Chair, NPC Newsmakers Committee |

Companies that do business with the U.S. government, Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike, are faced with unprecedented fiscal uncertainty as they work to navigate the impact of sequestration. At a National Press Club Newsmaker at 10 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room on Thursday, May 16th, three private-sector CEOs will discuss the future of government contracting in the era of sequestration.


John Jumper, CEO of Science Applications International Corporation, a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its domain knowledge to solve problems of importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health.

Frank Mendicino, CEO, SKYDEX Technologies, Inc., a privately held technology company with headquarters in Denver, develops protective materials that mitigate shock, vibration and energy forces for military and commercial uses.

Kevin W. Miller, CEO of Sciolex Corporation, a small business based in Chantilly, Va., offering systems engineering, integration, and operations support services to the intelligence community.