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RESTON, Va. – May 9, 2018 – Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™, today announced that Craig P. Abod, the company’s president, has been ranked the #1 executive on Executive Mosaic’s 2018 Wash100 list of the government contracting industry’s most innovative technology leaders. He also ranked third based on total vote count across the combined industry and government list, behind James Mattis, Secretary of Defense at the Department of Defense, and Raquel Bono, Director of the Defense Health Agency at the U.S. Navy.
Many Carahsoft partners joined Abod in the Top 30 GovCon Executives list, including Steve Harris, Dell EMC; Bill Rowan, VMware; Mark Testoni, SAP NS2; Paul Smith, Red Hat; Dave Rey, Salesforce; and Sam Gordy, IBM.
The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential leaders in the GovCon sector. These leaders demonstrate skills in leadership, innovation, achievement and vision. This year marks the list’s fifth year and Abod’s second year at #1. More than 24,000 votes were cast in this year’s program.
“As GovConWire has the largest circulation among GovCon executives, it is an honor to be selected by the publication,” said Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic’s CEO and founder. “However, it is even more impressive to be recognized by your peers as among the top echelon of GovCon leaders. We are thrilled to present Craig with this prestigious award.”
Executive Mosaic recognized Abod, who founded Carahsoft in 2004, for his leadership in improving information technology services for federal agencies and government customers. Carahsoft has provided IT platforms and support to over 3,000 prime contractors, system integrators, value-added resellers and other channel partners. In 2017, Carahsoft posted $4 billion in bookings and now employs more than 900 professionals in sales, marketing, customer service and contracting.
Craig Abod commented: “It is an honor to be recognized as a leader in the public sector industry among the many influential names on this year’s list. Our success is made possible by the efforts of our dedicated team and our vendor, reseller and integrator partners, and we are very appreciative of their on-going support.”
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.
The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver VMware, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, SAP, Salesforce, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.