New president and CEO starts at Reston-based federal contractor
William Schaefer to lead Amyx
On Dec. 2, William Schaefer took the helm as the new CEO and president of Reston-based federal contractor Amyx Inc.
With more than 20 years of leadership experience in the technology sector, Schaefer succeeds Satya Akula, who announced his retirement in November.
Schaefer joined Amyx more than a decade ago and has spent the past four years serving as Amyx’s chief operating officer and a member of the company’s board of directors. During that time, Schaefer helped build out new capabilities in cybersecurity and software development. He also received industry awards, including being named one of the 2017 Rising Stars of Federal Technology by DCA Live.
As COO, Schaefer managed the execution of more than 30 contracts supported by more than 700 employees. He has also played a major role in attaining more than $560 million in new business since 2017.
“From the technology we develop to improving warfighter readiness, to the analytics support that helps sustain the integrity of our capital markets, each day we’re making real contributions that positively affect our country,” said Schaefer in a statement. “I’m excited to continue our customer and employee-first culture that has been paramount to Amyx’s success.”