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Former Lawrence Livermore Labs CIO Richard Robinson Drives Innovation for Telos Corporation

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ASHBURN, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Technology, innovation and cybersecurity veteran Richard Robinson has joined Telos Corporation as the company’s new director of innovation.

In his new role, Mr. Robinson is responsible for coordinating, facilitating and managing the company’s innovation process and will develop internal programs to extract and share innovative ideas throughout the company. He will identify new strategies, business opportunities and technologies, developing new capabilities and architectures and conducting research to support foundational improvements in the company’s ability to address current and future markets.

“Rich will play a key leadership role in Telos’ strategic expansion over the next three years and beyond,” said Telos Chief Operating Officer Ed Williams. “The bold strategic approach to innovation and R&D that he has demonstrated throughout his career ensures Telos will remain a leading-edge technology leader as we deepen customer relationships and open new opportunities.”

Mr. Robinson comes most recently from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. As chief information officer he spearheaded the development and implementation of an open innovation framework, an identity management and authentication architecture for collaboration, integration of cybersecurity R&D and operations, and predictive and behavioral modeling tools for cybersecurity.

He previously held senior information technology management roles for a variety of public and private enterprises. Mr. Robinson is co-founder and chief technologist for the non-profit Gov2020 Institute, whose mission is to enable the support, development and advancement of partnerships between the public and private sectors and the application of open innovation principles. Mr. Robinson holds a bachelor of science in engineering from California Polytechnic in San Luis Obispo and numerous technical and management certifications.

About Telos Corporation

Telos Corporation has provided innovative IT solutions and services to the federal government for more than 30 years, focusing since 1997 on cybersecurity. Telos solutions ensure that the government’s most security-conscious organizations comply with demanding federal and DoD information security mandates. Offerings include Xacta® IA Manager for enterprise IT security management, enterprise security consulting services, secure networks, secure enterprise messaging, and secure identity management solutions. Solutions are represented to the federal government on Telos’ GSA schedule. For more information, visit

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