Defense giant Leidos has named Jason Albanese senior vice president of business development of the firm’s health group, the company announced.
In his new role, Albanese will be responsible for developing and managing the $2 billion group’s overall business strategy.
Albanese has a long resume spanning engineering, program management and business development at Leidos and Lockheed Martin. Most recently, Albanese was the vice president of business development of the operations and logistics solutions division of Leidos’ defense group.
At Lockheed Martin, Albanese led a team of more than 100 capture and business development professionals responsible for all new business pursuits across the company’s Information Systems & Global Solutions enterprise, which merged with Leidos in 2016.
“Over his career, Jason has consistently demonstrated a strong strategic approach to business as well as leadership and mentoring abilities that will serve the corporation well in this expanded role,” said Roy Stevens, Leidos executive vice president and chief of business development and strategy. “Jason’s engineering and program management background will serve him well in this new role as he partners with the existing Health leadership team to bring continued innovation to the health markets.”
Albanese has a master’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s in business administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University.