Leidos announced retired Col. Bobby Saxon as the company’s vice president and strategic account executive for the Department of Health and Human Services.
In this role, Saxon will be responsible for strengthening and growing relationships with HHS and advancing strategic initiatives that drive growth.
“Bobby is an accomplished federal health leader with a wealth of military and information technology experience,” said Debbie Opiekun, Leidos’ chief business development officer.
“His track record leading complex organizations, especially in the health sector, will enable us to better serve our customers as we develop solutions to improve the health and well-being of our nation.”
Before joining Leidos, Saxon served as deputy director and deputy chief information officer for the Office of Information Technology at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. He also served as the CMS acting director and acting continuity manager for enterprise preparedness and response operations, He was also the chief technology officer for HealthCare.gov.
Prior to CMS, Saxon was the division chief and IT program director for the U.S. Army. He is a retired Army colonel with service in Iraq, and is the recipient of the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Paratrooper Badge and the Air Assault Badge.