McLean, VA – Xcelerate Solutions is pleased to announce the promotion of Steven Pichney to Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Steven leads corporate technology innovation strategies and execution plans, reporting directly to Mark Drever, President and CEO, and is responsible for overseeing and developing Xcelerate’s delivery practices.
Security is a core growth focal area for Xcelerate and spans all of the practice areas. Steven will be heavily involved with Xcelerate’s business growth operations, including business development, strategic capture, and solutions for proposal development.
Steven has more than 25 years of experience leading and delivering complex business solutions for Federal, Defense, and Intel Government customers. Steven is an innovative leader and proven generator of business growth. As VP and lead of technical pursuit solutions at L-3 and CACI he consistently generated superior “Blue” ratings. His team generated a far greater than industry average win rate of 98% for recompetes and 50+% for new business, resulting in more than $3 Billion in new business in 2014-2016.
Steven most recently completed an executive leadership program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also has Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science from American University and The University of Maryland, respectively.
Steven is most proud of his achievements in the area of mission enablement through government innovation. As the Chief Innovation Officer for a $350+million Army program, he led the Innovation Team to increase the number of implemented value-based innovations by 800% within 12 months.
Steve and his family live in Northern Virginia.