AleutianStar JV Awarded Contract for Data Analytics Support with Department of State


AleutianStar JV Awarded Contract for Data Analytics Support with Department of State

Written By: Aleut in partnership with MetroStar

RESTON, VA, Wed., March 13, 2024 —AleutianStar JV, LLC (AleutianStar), has received a multi-year contract award from the Department of State's (DOS) Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Office of Policy, Planning, and Resources to provide comprehensive support for the DOS's public diplomacy efforts through advanced data analytics.

"We are honored to have been selected for this significant endeavor," said Robert Zalewski, Aleut’s Technical Operations Director. "This contract underscores our commitment to leveraging innovative technologies to drive positive outcomes for our clients. By harnessing the power of data analytics, we aim to empower the DOS in its mission to engage effectively with global audiences."

AleutianStar is a joint venture between Aleut Information Technology, LLC (Aleut) and MetroStar. This strategic partnership brings together two industry leaders with complementary expertise in data analytics and technology solutions.

“Together, we're able to deliver data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning services and solutions across the agency to help them defend against foreign disinformation and propaganda, promote democracy and human rights, and provide guidance to implement trustworthy and responsible AI,” said Matt Zimmerman, MetroStar’s VP of National Security. “I’ve been privileged to work for years with the State Department to help protect and promote our Nation’s values, and it’s an honor to keep working with the next generation.”

Under the terms of the contract, AleutianStar will provide a range of data analytics deliverables to support the DOS's public diplomacy efforts, including audience research, digital message testing, marketing and strategic planning, consultation services, and professional technology solutions tailored to generate actionable insights.

"We are committed to delivering exceptional results for the DOS," said Zalewski. "Our team is dedicated to leveraging the latest advancements in data analytics to inform strategic decision-making and enhance the effectiveness of public diplomacy initiatives on a global scale."

With a proven track record of excellence in managed services projects, Aleut and MetroStar are poised to drive impactful outcomes for the DOS's public diplomacy mission.

About MetroStar 

Founded in 1999, MetroStar has spent over two decades dedicated to transforming the public sector through innovative technology solutions. As we navigate a new era of technology, our mission is to empower government agencies with the tools and strategies needed to meet today's challenges while preparing for tomorrow's opportunities. With a focus on cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), digital experience, application modernization, and Enterprise IT, we have established ourselves as a key partner in driving digital transformation, supporting dozens of federal agencies, hundreds of thousands of users, and millions of Americans.

About Aleut 

A Small Business Administration certified 8(a) program participant and Small Disadvantaged Business, Aleut Information Technology, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aleut Federal, LLC, a holding company for federal subsidiaries of The Aleut Corporation (TAC). TAC was one of 13 original Alaska Native Corporations established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), passed by the U.S. Congress in 1971.