Blackstone Awarded Contract to Drive Digital Transformation at DHS

DHS and Blackstone extend their strategic partnership to support Technology and Agile Transformation across the Department

Arlington, VA – October 26, 2016  – Blackstone Technology Group is proud to announce that it has been awarded a professional services contract to support the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) to engineer the digital transformation of the department.

“This represents a significant opportunity for us. As a smaller organization dedicated to supporting national security priorities in the areas of technology and agile transformation, this work aligns brilliantly with our strategic focus,” said Giles Kesteloot, Executive Director of Blackstone Federal Services.

Blackstone Federal has a proven 13 year track record supporting DHS and has helped shape the Department’s cloud strategy, accelerate the integration of emerging technologies and processes, and architect some of the Department’s most successful enterprise level IT services. Kesteloot comments, “We are humbled by the opportunity to continue serving DHS as a strategic technology and transformation partner, and excited about the positive impact we will drive in partnership with DHS’ new CTO and his team of government All-Stars.”

For more information about how Blackstone Federal Services can help your organization achieve your mission objectives, please contact us at Federal(at)bstonetech(dot)com.


Blackstone Technology Group ( is a privately-held, global IT services and solutions firm founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Francisco, California. Influenced by disruptive technology of Silicon Valley, Blackstone Federal Services helps clients adapt to the demands of a digital world.

Established in Arlington, Virginia in 2002, Blackstone Federal Services specializes in cloud, cyber security, Agile and DevOps services and technology solutions. Our passionate and experienced technologists bring digital expertise, creativity, and innovation to drive client success. Blackstone Federal Services hold the industry’s top technical certifications including AWS, CISSP, CEH, SAFe, PMI-ACP, ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF and PMI-PMP.