McLean, VA – Oct. 27, 2015 – Trowbridge & Trowbridge LLC (T&T) Senior Vice President Strategy and Development, Gregg Melanson, has been announced as the Chair of the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council’s (ACT-IAC) Emerging Technology Shared Interest Group (ET SIG).

Melanson will help guide the ET SIG as they collaborate with Federal CIO’s, CTO’s, and other executives as they actively monitor and promote emerging technologies, share lessons learned across the Federal space, and work to provide insight into technologies with attention toward accelerating awareness and adoption.

President & CEO Karen Trowbridge said, “ACT-IAC is one of the premiere public-private partnership organizations in the federal IT community, and the Emerging Technology Group is one of the most influential voices in how government and industry can collaborate for the future.  We’re very proud of Gregg’s new role.”

Melanson added, “This is an amazing opportunity to be at the front edge of identifying, assessing, and deploying emerging technologies, whether products, services, or processes. The goal of the ET SIGis to enable innovative solutions to solve the mission challenges that face our government.”

ACT-IAC is a nonprofit educational organization created to advance government through collaboration and education. The organization provides an objective, vendor and technology-neutral and ethical forum where government and industry are working together to develop innovative strategies, effective and efficient solutions and best practices.

T&T is an award-winning economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business (EDWOSB) and a Prime contractor on Alliant SB, NIH CIO-SP3 SB, and IMCS III. They are CMMI LVL2 appraised with an ISO 9001:2008 certified infrastructure providing premier information technology, data center operations, cyber security, and unified communications services to the federal civilian and defense markets. For additional information, contact Ty Bachus at 571-499-4150, or