Intelligent Waves (IW), a leading technology integrator that delivers mission-focused multi-domain operational expertise and innovation to the Government through high-impact technology solutions, today announced that it has been named an honoree among the Top Tech Companies in Northern Virginia in the 2023 NVTC Tech100 Awards competition. In addition, IW’s Chief Strategy Officer, John Hammes, was named among the Top Tech Executives. The NVTC Tech100 lists ground-breaking companies, leaders, and innovators within the Greater Washington region’s technology community.

“Congratulations to this year’s dynamic list of Tech100 honorees — a cross-section of innovators from the tech sectors of cyber, cloud, AI, software development, data centers, government IT, and commercial tech,” said Jennifer Taylor, NVTC president and CEO. “I am so inspired by the positive impact these honorees have on the technology field. Our region continues to be one of the nation’s leading tech hubs – and with the exponential growth of responsible and trustworthy AI, our future is brighter than ever.”

As a Veteran-Owned and Operated company, Intelligent Waves creates high-paying jobs for veterans in Northern Virginia. Veterans make up almost half of the organization’s workforce. IW has garnered numerous national honors and awards for Intelligent Waves’ veteran hiring initiatives. Intelligent Waves has been named a Military Friendly® Employer for the second consecutive year for exceptional veteran recruiting, employment, and retention performance. 

About Intelligent Waves:

Intelligent Waves delivers mission-focused multi-domain operational expertise & innovation to the Government through high-impact technology solutions in cybersecurity, data science, enterprise network & systems engineering, software development, & platform mission support. Always ready. Anytime. Anywhere. Any domain. To learn more, visit

About the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC):

NVTC is the trade association representing the Northern Virginia technology community. As one of the nation’s largest technology councils, NVTC serves companies from all industry sectors, from small businesses and start-ups to Fortune 100 technology companies government contractors, as well as service providers, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations. More than 450 members look to the organization as a resource for networking and educational opportunities, peer-to-peer communities, policy advocacy, industry promotion, fostering of strategic relationships, and branding of the region as a major global technology center. Learn more at