(Reston, Va.) September 21, 2017 – Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, will host the inaugural Supplier Innovation & Technology Symposium September 28 at the Hyatt Regency Reston. The event will bring together the company’s largest suppliers, as well as targeted start-ups, to showcase their offerings and capabilities to a diverse set of Leidos and industry leaders.
The symposium is intended as a collaborative day enabling more than 60 invited suppliers to showcase their exhibits, and will also include keynote speeches from senior industry executives and government leaders. Featured speakers include Leidos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roger Krone, Dell EMC President and Chief Commercial Officer Marius Haas, and Leidos Board of Directors member and Former Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) Frank Kendall III. The program will feature live demonstrations in Virtual/Augmented Reality, Workplace of the Future, Artificial Intelligence, Darkweb Analysis, Cyber Forensics, Advanced Drone Technology, Predictive Analytics, 3D Scanning/Printing, IT Vending Machines, as well as the latest in Consumer Electronics.
“As the #1 Federal systems integrator, we understand how partnership and collaboration with our suppliers are critical to our success in supporting our customers,” said Leidos Vice President, Strategic Sourcing Bob Gemmill. “We’re excited to provide a forum for our suppliers to come together to showcase their capabilities, and discuss ideas that will help Leidos further anticipate the needs of our customers and ensure every solution we deliver enables them to achieve mission success.”
Leidos is a Fortune 500® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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