Booz Allen Opens New Flagship Center for Innovation
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) announced today the opening of The Helix Center for Innovation, a collaborative, immersive space to demonstrate the transformative technologies that are helping solve the country's most critical challenges across global defense, national security, and climate resilience. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held today at The Helix, located in Booz Allen's Washington, DC (901 15th Street) facility, to recognize the firm's latest investment in an ecosystem of innovation centers and labs dedicated to helping clients understand and leverage emerging technology.
"Innovation is central to everything we do at Booz Allen; it's in our DNA," said Susan Penfield, Booz Allen chief technology officer. "The world is being transformed by the rise of technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), cyber, 5G, quantum, edge computing, and so many more. The Helix is the physical manifestation of our company's VoLT (velocity, leadership, technology) growth strategy-leveraging emerging technology to speed solutioning against our clients' most challenging mission needs."
A combination of in-person experiences and digital elements, the 9,422-square-foot space features more than 30 simulations, product and capability demonstrations, hands-on activations, and immersive environments, including:
Initial, rotating demonstrations include:
The Helix is the latest tech-innovation milestone in Booz Allen's journey. Other major milestones demonstrated in 2022 alone include establishing BrightLabs, where the firm's cutting-edge technologies are incubated, prototyped, and stress-tested for enterprise integration, and launching Booz Allen Ventures, a corporate venture capital arm that furthers the firm's commitment to invest in strategic dual-use, commercial technologies that will provide federal clients disruptive technology for critical missions. Recent such critical investments include Latent AI, Synthetaic, and Reveal Technology-all of which will be represented in The Helix.
To learn more about The Helix and Booz Allen's emerging technologies and partner and investment ecosystem, visit BoozAllen.com/TheHelix.
About Booz Allen Hamilton
For more than 100 years, military, government, and business leaders have turned to Booz Allen Hamilton to solve their most complex problems. As a consulting firm with experts in analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber, we help organizations transform. We are a key partner on some of the most innovative programs for governments worldwide and trusted by its most sensitive agencies. We work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients, using a mission-first approach to choose the right strategy and technology to help them realize their vision.
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Grand Opening Reception in Expo Hall
Continental Breakfast Served
Special Presentation TBA