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Horace Blackman
CGI Federal
Senior Vice President


Horace Blackman leads the Defense, Intelligence, and Space Business Unit at CGI Federal, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of CGI Inc. In this role, he is responsible for strategy development and delivering business and information technology solutions to a diverse set of clients within this market. For more than twenty years, Blackman has worked with government and public sector organizations to support their missions and deliver impactful change through business and information technology solutions. This includes supporting mission-critical programs within the DoD and Intelligence sectors. Prior to joining CGI, Blackman held leadership roles focused on business development, program execution, and strategic planning at major defense contractors. Additionally, he spent six years in various IT leadership roles at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Blackman received the Federal Computer Week Federal 100 Award and is a three-time FedHealthIT100 awardee. Appointed by the Governor of Virginia to serve on the George Mason University Board of Visitors, he currently serves as the Vice Rector. He also serves on the board of 1455 Literary Arts. Blackman earned an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University, double majoring in American studies and English.

Areas of expertise

Providing Executive Guidance for the Future of Healthcare, Transforming Lives of Veterans and Their Families, Providing Thought Leadership.

Group Overview

As governments reinvent ways of working to improve citizen services and increase efficiency, CGI helps clients accelerate outcomes with proven expertise and secure solutions. Government sectors Central & federal government Across the world, CGI helps central and federal governments increase revenue, efficiency and the quality of citizen services through modernization and greater access to digital information and services. Defense and intelligence CGI helps defense and intelligence clients deliver secure, complex, large-scale programs from the back office to frontline operations. Space CGI helps clients implement complex, mission-critical space software systems to address fast-changing market dynamics and business demands. State, provincial & local government Since 1976, CGI has worked side-by-side with state, provincial and local governments to improve citizen services, increase operational efficiency and maximize scarce resources.

Firm Overview

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. CGI’s insights-driven and outcome-based to help accelerate returns on your IT and business investments. In all they do, CGI’s goal is to build trusted relationships through client proximity, providing industry and technology expertise to help you meet the needs of your customers and citizens. Across 21 industries in 400 locations worldwide, CGI provides comprehensive, scalable and sustainable IT and business consulting services that are informed globally and delivered locally.