Chief Technology Officer, Leidos Civil Group
Peter O’Donoghue has led a team that established a practical cloud vision for the Leidos Civil Group, set investment priorities and drove the creation of critical capabilities to simplify cloud adoption and optimization.
“Under Peter’s leadership, Leidos is able to consistently evolve our cloud business strategy and offerings to enable our customers to rapidly leverage evolving cloud capabilities,” said Jim Carlini, Leidos chief technology officer.
O’Donoghue also worked to expand Leidos’ cloud focus to further embrace a multicloud mindset. He helped increase the company’s certifications across providers, ensuring Leidos can securely drive transformation across each of the major cloud service provider platforms.
“It’s important to remember that implementing technology is not an end unto itself,” O’Donoghue said. “Leidos’ role as public sector cloud integrator is to ensure that customers have access to staggering innovation being born on the cloud to drive their mission more effectively and nimbly, while ensuring cloud resources are provided in a secure, resilient, transparent and cost-effective way.”
Leidos teams are preparing for the next chapter of cloud, with a focus on multicloud, distributed environments and an understanding of the need to harness the transformative nature of cloud adoption.
“Our focus is on taming the use of cloud, ensuring that we can monitor, govern, secure and assure compliance across each of the key providers while allowing our customers to access the innovations and unique features of the cloud providers,” O’Donoghue said. “We’re also focusing on leveraging cloud native capabilities to build mission applications and analytics spanning from the mission edge to public cloud.”