Josh Jackson is senior vice president and operations manager for SAIC’s Navy and USMC Information Warfare Operation, with responsibility for leading strategy, market growth, P&L, and program delivery across all USMC and Navy Information Warfare organizations. With nearly 2,000 professionals, the organization brings a wide range of mission-oriented skills and capabilities to Navy and USMC clients, from Artificial Intelligence to Systems Engineering and Integration. His passion is solving complex mission challenges for clients using a diverse team while leveraging emerging technologies in smart and unique ways.
Josh joined SAIC in 2002 and has supported the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Combatant Commands, NASA and the National Institutes of Health among others. Prior to SAIC, Josh led an engineering team at Huntington Ingalls Industries to design the shock and acoustic systems for the VIRGINIA class submarine. Leveraging state-of-the-art technology, this team devised several innovations that enabled mission efficiency and effectiveness.
He is currently a member of the AFCEA International executive committee board chartered with fostering government and industry collaboration that drives innovation. He served as the chairman of the industry advisory board for the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC) and several committees within NDIA and NTSA previously.
Josh holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society and is also a certified Project Management Professional.