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Carahsoft President Craig P. Abod Named to Executive Mosaic’s 2018 Wash100 List

Abod’s Leadership Recognized for Fourth Consecutive Year

RESTON, Va.– January 30, 2018 –Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™, today announced that Craig P. Abod, the company’s president, has been named to the Wash100 list of the government contracting industry’s most innovative technology leaders for the fourth consecutive year.

The Wash100 is an annual award presented by Executive Mosaic to 100 executives in the government contracting industry. The recipients of the award are the premier group of public- and private-sector leaders, selected as the most influential individuals in their field and recognized for their push to drive vision, innovations and achievements for the nation’s benefit.

"We are pleased to honor this year’s recipients of the 2018 Wash100. This is our fifth consecutive year of recognizing executives for their leadership and contributions to the GovCon Marketplace with the Wash100 award,” said Jim Garrettson, President and Founder of Executive Mosaic. “These individuals are recognized by their peers and Executive Mosaic for their outstanding achievements in 2017 and the vision and impact they will bring in 2018.”

Craig Abod founded Carahsoft in 2004. In 2017, the company posted more than $4 billion in bookings. Today, with more than 800 professionals in sales, marketing, customer service and contracting, Carahsoft has become the largest government partner and distributor for many of its software and hardware vendors. The company also enables a dynamic ecosystem of reseller and integrator partners.

Joining Abod on the 2018 Wash100 list are many of Carahsoft’s industry partners, including Steve Harris, Dell EMC; Bill Rowan, VMware; Mark Testoni, SAP NS2; Paul Smith, Red Hat; Dave Rey, Salesforce and Sam Gordy, IBM.

Craig Abod commented: “It is an honor to be included on the Wash100 list once again. Carahsoft is committed to enabling our government customers’ missions through cutting-edge solutions that meet their needs at the best possible value. We are proud to see the efforts of our technology vendors and reseller ecosystem who support this mission reflected in the 2018 list.”

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider ™. As the top-performing GSA Schedule Holder in 2016, 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, 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.


Mary Lange