Science Applications International Corp. announced that Michael Scruggs has joined the company as the new senior vice president of artificial intelligence, effective immediately.
Scruggs will be responsible for driving organic growth through AI technology delivery and solutions development.
“We are excited to be able to leverage Michael’s unique experience building sales, product and delivery organizations to incubate and grow SAIC’s AI business,” said Dee Dee Helfenstein, SAIC executive vice president, chief strategic growth officer and chief innovation officer.
“With over 20 years of experience working with global technology solutions providers, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in bringing data science and AI solutions to market,” Helfenstein said.
Scruggs spent the last 12 years in various executive positions in IBM’s cloud and cognitive business unit, providing data science and AI solutions to public sector and commercial customers around the globe. Prior to IBM, he was the vice president of public sector for SPSS Inc., until the company was acquired by IBM.
Scruggs has an MBA in international marketing from Averett College and a bachelor of science in sociology/criminal justice from the University of Delaware. He is a native of Bethesda, Maryland.