For SVPs and VPs of Strategic Intelligence with at least 15 years of government/industry service in the intelligence field (nonIT)
Jennifer Walsmith currently serves as sector vice president and general manager of the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions division within Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector.
In this role, Walsmith is responsible for the execution and growth of the
division’s cyber and intelligence mission solutions business portfolio, which includes full-spectrum cyber, multiple-intelligence enterprise data management and integration, and
mission-enabling Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions.
Walsmith joined Northrop Grumman in 2016, as vice president of the Integrated National Systems Space ISR Systems division after approximately 30 years with the Intelligence Community, predominantly with the National Security Agency (NSA). As the NSA’s top acquisition executive, she was a key player in the U.S. Comprehensive National Cyber Initiative (CNCI), and served in senior advisory roles on the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L), Senior Integration Group, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Acquisition Council.
Walsmith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). For significant achievements on behalf of the NSA and the Intelligence Community, she was recognized with the Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive and Distinguished Executive, the highest awards bestowed on members of the government’s senior executive service. Walsmith serves as Northrop Grumman’s executive lead for university relations with UMBC. She is also a board member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA).
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Paul Graver is Vice President and Client Executive for the Intelligence Community at CACI International. In this position, he plays a leadership role in understanding customer priorities, supporting existing programs, and developing new business pursuits.
Paul joined CACI after a distinguished career with the CIA, where served as Chief Operating Officer of the agency’s Office of Global Infrastructure, managing facilities, data centers, communications, and enterprise IT services for the CIA’s worldwide mission elements. During his CIA career, Paul held a variety of key senior executive leadership roles, including Chief of an overseas technology center and communications platform, Director of CIA’s operational training and conferencing facility, Senior Director for Administration and Deputy Executive Secretary for the National Security Council White House Staff, and Deputy Director of Finance. He holds a B.A. in criminology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and his honors include the 2016 Presidential Meritorious Rank Award, as well as numerous CIA awards and medals.