Hitachi Data Systems Federal Names David Turner President and CEO

HDS Federal Appoints New President and CEO

Reston, Va. – May 2, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc., (HDS Federal) a data solutions provider to the federal government and a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), today announced David Turner has been appointed President and CEO.

“This is an exciting time to serve the federal government. Agencies are at a crucial turning point within their digital transformations as data has become essential to every federal agency mission,” said Turner. “HDS Federal has extraordinary potential because the organization has developed truly differentiated technologies and expertise that provide agencies real solutions through the entire data lifecycle.”

Turner brings more than 20 years of experience and expertise in leading public sector business strategy and business development initiatives for Fortune 100 companies. Most recently, Turner was the President of the Applied Technology & Operational Services Group at Akima where he managed business strategy and was responsible for a portfolio of five companies that served federal defense and civilian agencies.

“David combines a deep knowledge of our federal customers’ needs with a successful track record delivering solutions to address those mission needs,” said Hitachi Data Systems SVP of the Americas Barry Morrison. “We know he will be successful enabling public sector customers to leverage Hitachi’s powerful data management, analytics, mobility and visualization solutions to further their mission goals.”

Turner has a B.S. in molecular biology from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.

About Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc.

Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems, implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Data Systems Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Data Systems Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: Follow HDS Federal on Twitter @HDSFederal.

About Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions that enable digital transformation through enhanced data management, governance, mobility and analytics. We help global organizations open new revenue streams, increase efficiencies, improve customer experience and ensure rapid time to market in the digital age. Only Hitachi Data Systems powers the digital enterprise by integrating the best information technology and operational technology from across the Hitachi family of companies. We combine this experience with Hitachi expertise in the internet of things to deliver the exceptional insights business and society need to transform and thrive. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.

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