Michael LaRouche

President, National Security and Space Sector


Michael LaRouche is a recognized business leader in space, defense, national security and cyber. As president of SAIC’s National Security and Space (NSS) Sector, LaRouche has focused on transforming his organization into a growth-oriented industry leader. The NSS team includes thousands of employees focused on delivering strategic technology solutions to space organizations, the intelligence community, the U.S. Air Force, the combatant commands and other Department of Defense offices and agencies.

Prior to joining SAIC in 2019, LaRouche led multiple large business units at Raytheon, where he served as vice president for 11 years and led the delivery of new C5ISR innovations to U.S. and international customers. Earlier in his career, LaRouche served in leadership positions with Lockheed Martin and Hughes, pioneering advanced technical solutions.

LaRouche has built successful, growing enterprises using leadership, technology and teamwork to exceed customer objectives. He has been routinely trusted to transform organizations and delivered sustained success. He has led advancements in satellite systems, military command and control, ISR, communications, digital transformation, cyber, automation and special mission applications.

LaRouche has a strong technical background with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado. He is currently a member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s (INSA) board of directors and chairs its Audit and Compensation Committee.

LaRouche previously served as a member of the Council on Technology. He was recognized as WashingtonExec’s 2020 Intelligence Industry Executive of the Year and remains passionate about STEM education, volunteering as a tutor in calculus and physics.