U.S. Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients to Keynote NVTC Titans Event

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director, Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Chief Performance Officer will keynote a Titans series event on November 19 at the Hilton McLean in McLean, Va. As announced in a blog posting on the OMB website titled "Closing the IT Gap: An Update," Zients will unveil to the NVTC audience plans to reform how federal IT projects are built, procured, and managed, as part of the Administration's Accountable Government Initiative and focus on improving government performance.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/DC06626LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/DC06626LOGO) DATE: November 19 TIME: 7:00 - 7:45 a.m. Registration 7:45 - 9:15 a.m. - Program featuring Jeffrey Zients LOCATION: Hilton McLean 7920 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA To register as a member of the press, please contact Kristine Gager at 703.218.3555 or via e-mail to REGISTRATION: kristine@w2comm.com The event is free for press but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region.

NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council www.prnewswire.com Copyright (C) 2010 PR Newswire. All rights reserved -0- KEYWORD: Virginia INDUSTRY KEYWORD: CPR SUBJECT CODE: POL