Rob O’Keefe Named CEO Report’s Innovator and Entrepreneur Award Winner
Arlington, VA, October 19, 2018 — CEO Report announced that Arc Aspicio President Rob O’Keefe won the 2018 Innovator and Entrepreneur Award. This award celebrates high-impact executives that are propelling their company forward with innovative ideas, products, and services.
The award highlights O’Keefe’s leadership of the Strategy Innovation Lab (SILab), Arc Aspicio’s knowledge hub and idea incubator that provides clients and employees with access to innovation through strategies, technology, methods, tools, and events. O’Keefe is a dedicated technology professional who uses advanced methods, including blockchain technology and Agile software, to bring innovation to the Federal Government and accelerate mission results.
O’Keefe also leads Arc Aspicio’s Design Thinking practice, focused on creating innovation techniques tailored to the Federal Government. Government partners, including the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, and the Defense Acquisition University, have invited O’Keefe to lead Design Thinking challenges, classes, and sessions.
“In early 2018, Arc Aspicio recommitted to a bold strategy that encourages exploration with our Government clients. We are looking at ways to use innovation practices, technology, strategy, and tools,” said O’Keefe. “I am honored to receive this award. It shows that our strategy of exploration is making an impact on our clients.”
Arc Aspicio embraces innovation through initiatives such as the SILab, Idea Jam events, Design Thinking methods and training, Innovation Day sessions, and our Arc Tank idea incubator. Arc Tank gives employees the opportunity to pitch innovations to company executives like O’Keefe. He frequently judges this competition to give all employees the opportunity to explore the future of the company and of consulting.
CEO Report will recognize the winners at a reception in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 7, 2018.
Lynn Ann Casey
Chief Executive Officer
About Arc Aspicio
Arc Aspicio enhances the future of our nation by creating bold ideas and bringing them to life. A consulting and solutions company, Arc Aspicio solves problems by applying our integrated capabilities in strategy, design, data, human capital, behavioral science, and technology. The company passionately pursues our vision to be the hub of creativity where people take action to change the world. To do this, employees collaborate with clients and partners to create solutions using a human-centered approach. Innovation is not possible without action. The company focuses on strategy first, then takes a hands-on approach implementing ideas to achieve results. Join Arc Aspicio and our Strategy Innovation Lab (SILab) by creating and sharing ideas to inspire people to change the world. Follow us on Twitter @ArcAspicio, @SILabDC and, #welovedogs!