Nazzic Keene, CEO of Science Applications International Corp., has won WashingtonExec’s 2021 Chief Officer Award for Public Company CEO.
In its second year, the Chief Officer Awards luncheon was held May 27 as a virtual live-streamed program to recognize C-suite executives in both industry and government for their innovation, expertise, impact and thought leadership.
Keene became CEO and was elected to SAIC’s board of directors in August 2019, and has been with the company since 2012. She’s held various roles including chief operating officer, president of the company’s Global Markets & Missions sector and senior vice president for corporate strategy.
She leads with three decades of experience in the information systems and technology services industries, and more than 20 years in executive management. Prior to SAIC, Keene was the senior vice president and general manager for U.S. enterprise markets at CGI and led the company’s U.S. expansion.
Keene received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona. She’s a member of ADP’s board of directors and the Inova Health System board of trustees.