Hitachi Vantara Federal Hires New Senior Director of Services and Delivery

Reston, Va. – January 25, 2019 – Hitachi Vantara Federal, a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the federal government, today announced that Kerry Konnert has joined the company as senior director of services and delivery. In this new role, Konnert will lead the delivery of complex strategic programs to ensure client success in both civilian and defense accounts and will spearhead the deployment of REAN Cloud solutions.

“I am pleased to announce Kerry as the newest member of our executive team,” said Dave Turner, president and CEO of Hitachi Vantara Federal. “Supporting our customers by delivering quality services is a priority for the company as we continue to evolve and expand following the REAN Cloud acquisition. Kerry’s leadership experience encouraging internal collaboration when delivering IT services and solutions for both the federal and commercial markets is a great asset for Hitachi Vantara Federal and our customers.”

With over 20 years of experience leading and supporting IT strategies and transformation initiatives for both public and private organizations, Konnert is a recognized leader in innovative mission solutions, IT program and project management as well as technology-based process analysis and improvement. Throughout her career, Konnert has fostered collaborative environments ensuring teams share best practices, lessons learned and capabilities that better connect her clients and drive solutions that can be leveraged across the mission space.

“It is a privilege to join Hitachi Vantara Federal during this period of growth,” said Konnert. “I look forward to working with this accomplished team and leading the delivery of Hitachi Vantara Federal’s expanded dynamic capabilities following the REAN Cloud acquisition.”

Prior to joining Hitachi Vantara Federal, Konnert served as a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton leading strategic innovation initiatives and managing a Department of Homeland Security market portfolio valued at over $30 million annually.  She was responsible for integrating Booz Allen Hamilton’s strategy and client delivery and personally led the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Customs and Border Protection accounts. Prior to her 16 years at Booz Allen Hamilton, Konnert managed large scale system implementations and strategic projects for small and large, public and private sector clients.

Kerry is a certified Project Management Professional and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School as well as a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. Read more about the use case in GCN’s interview with Shrestha in FCW online.

About Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation

Hitachi Vantara Federal, Corporation, implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Vantara Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Vantara Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: www.hitachivantarafederal.com. Follow Hitachi Vantara Federal on Twitter @HVFederal.

About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at www.HitachiVantara.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.

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