Heath Starr

VP, Commercialization and Managed Services

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Heath Starr is SAIC’s vice president of Service Delivery Innovation and is currently responsible for leading the company’s $1 billion managed services business. He also leads product management, commercial pricing, sales, go-to-market strategy, alternative acquisitions, business transformation and customer success.

Since joining SAIC in 2014, Starr has led change by driving innovation that improves digital services across the federal government. During his tenure with the company, he has garnered more than $2 billion in contract awards, and designed and delivered large-scale federal programs for a diverse portfolio of clients across 14 different federal agencies.

As an expert in business transformation, with a background in change management, organizational strategy, digital services, and the adoption of new business models, his successes include leading some of government’s largest and most visible transformation initiatives and citizen facing technology integrations, including the GSA Center’s of Excellence, USDAs citizen-centric portal, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s critical application stabilization program.

At SAIC, he was recognized as Program Manager of the Year and won the CEO Ingenuity Award, which recognizes employees who embody SAIC’s values of creativity, empowerment, integrity, and mission understanding.

Prior to joining SAIC, Starr spent eight years directing a portfolio of organizational design and innovation contracts for General Dynamics. He started his career as a federal employee working in the Business Transformation Office at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Headquarters, which chartered the integration of 26 legacy agencies, and more than 200,000 employees that formed DHS.

Starr is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, and holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree from Kansas State University. He has been awarded credentials from Georgetown University in Organizational Performance Management, and George Mason University as a Six Sigma Black Belt.

He is a certified Program Management Professional, Change Management Professional, Scrum Master, DevOps, and ITIL. He is a member of the ACT-IAC Partners program and serves on Advisory Boards for Operation Homefront, and the St. Michael of Archangel School.

 

 

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