Michael LaRouche is a recognized business leader in space, defense, national security and cyber. In his role as president of SAIC’s National Security and Space (NSS) Sector, LaRouche is focused on transforming his organization into a growth-oriented industry leader. Under his leadership, the NSS team includes thousands of employees uncompromisingly dedicated to delivering strategic technology solutions for 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 is routinely trusted to transform organizations and deliver sustained success. By leading advancements in satellite systems, military command and control, ISR, communications, digital transformation, cyber, automation and special mission applications, he has become a sought-after industry leader in innovation.
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 the Audit and Compensation Committee. He previously served as a member of INSA's Council on Technology. He received Washington Exec’s 2020 Intelligence Industry Executive of the Year award and remains passionate about STEM education, volunteering as a tutor in calculus and physics.