Press release content from BusinessWire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
PRESS RELEASE: Paid content from BusinessWire
Press release content from BusinessWire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Telos CEO Wins Executive of the Year Award

November 7, 2018 GMT

ASHBURN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 7, 2018--Telos® Corporation, a leading provider of continuous IT security solutions for the world’s most security-conscious organizations, announced that its CEO and chairman John B. Wood was named Executive of the Year ($75-$300 million) at the 2018 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ dinner, held on Monday, November 5.

The 16th Annual Greater Washington GovCon Awards, hosted by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council, is the premier awards program honoring the leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence of the individuals and businesses in the region’s government contracting sector.


“I am honored to be selected,” said Mr. Wood. “And I accept the award on behalf of all my Telos colleagues who are so committed to supporting and defending our customers’ missions around the world every day.”

Wood was recognized for his leadership of Telos, as well as his commitment to innovation and efficiency in government. Recent successes at Telos include the deployment of Xacta 360 – a cyber risk management solution – within the intelligence community’s C2S cloud environment, used to accelerate security automation and compliance processes and cloud adoption. As chairman of the newly formed Alliance for Digital Innovation, Wood is working with a group of cloud-forward companies to bring commercial innovation to the government to better serve citizens and the warfighter.

Among his numerous philanthropic contributions, Wood also serves as chairman of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), a national organization that provides care and support for the families of America’s fallen military heroes, and on the board of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.

For more information about the GovCon Awards and for the full list of winners, visit:

About Telos Corporation


Telos Corporation empowers and protects the world’s most security-conscious organizations with solutions for continuous security assurance of individuals, systems and information. Telos’ offerings include cyber security solutions for IT risk management and information security; secure mobility to protect globally connected organizations; and identity management to establish trust in personnel and continuously monitor for insider threats. The company serves military, intelligence and civilian agencies of the federal government, allied nations and commercial organizations around the world. In 2017, Telos was recognized as a leading cyber company, evidenced by a top 25 ranking on the global Cybersecurity 500 list. The company is also a 2017 recipient of the prestigious James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the Defense Security Service (DSS), awarded to less than .03% of eligible organizations. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @TelosNews.

View source version on

CONTACT: Sean O’Leary

Merritt Group (for Telos)

Phone: 703-390-1526



SOURCE: Telos Corporation

Copyright Business Wire 2018.

PUB: 11/07/2018 09:13 AM/DISC: 11/07/2018 09:33 AM