June 10, 2016 | Julia Schaefer
Keith McCloskey Appointed Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone Technology Group
McCloskey joins Blackstone Federal Services to help drive the Department of Homeland Security’s Mission
Arlington, VA – March 29, 2016 – Blackstone Technology Group is pleased to announce that Keith McCloskey has been appointed Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone Federal Services.
“This is a big win for Blackstone and our Federal Practice’s focus on DHS. Keith has supported DHS since its inception and has played major roles in many of its enterprise and transformational initiatives across the department,” says David Mysona, CEO of Blackstone Technology Group.
Prior to joining Blackstone Federal Services, McCloskey supported the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and helped the department establish its own self-sustaining IT infrastructure and services from inception to present. McCloskey is responsible for reviving troubled projects and accelerating improvements across DHS’ major IT initiatives. He has garnered the reputation as a trusted advisor and key thought leader within DHS.
In his new role, McCloskey will lead our experts while driving key capabilities for customers across Cloud, Agile, Cyber Security, and DevOps solutions. McCloskey’s decision to join Blackstone Federal Services was driven by his commitment and focus on accelerating mission results through the application of modern technologies, methods, and commercial practices. “Blackstone’s commitment to help customers achieve mission results through the delivery of top talent and industry leading capabilities is one of the main reasons I joined the team,” says McCloskey.
McCloskey has worked alongside Blackstone for many years and believes what makes Blackstone Federal Services a market leader is that their customer centric culture attracts and retains some of the best talent committed to the success of their customers. McCloskey will help support Blackstone’s Technical Tribe in delivering high performance skills and capabilities while connecting our experts, capabilities and solutions to our customers’ missions.
“Keith brings a relentless commitment to the DHS mission. He is a formidable technical leader who will support Blackstone in delivering high value capabilities and solutions in Cybersecurity, Cloud, Agile and DevOps. Keith will help connect our highly skilled technical team and their capabilities with the needs of our DHS customers to deliver meaningful and enduring results,” says Giles Kesteloot, Blackstone Federal’s Executive Director.
Blackstone Technology Group (www.bstonetech.com) is a privately-held, global IT services and solutions firm founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Francisco, California
Established in Arlington, Virginia in 2002, Blackstone Federal Services has grown to over 100+ employees. With a specialization in Cloud, Cyber Security, Agile and DevOps, our experienced technologists bring digital expertise and innovative technologies to clients in support of their mission.Blackstone Federal has a proven track record of delivering results for many U.S. Federal Agencies such as Homeland Security, civilian and healthcare agencies. Our team members have received the Industry’s top certifications including AWS, CISSP, SAFe, PMI-ACT and PMP.