Pamela Drew
President, Information Systems, Exelis, Inc.

Dr. Pamela (Pam) Drew is a globally focused P&L executive with a distinguished and progressive career path that includes top-level executive positions with world-class aerospace and defense companies. In her 28 year career, Dr. Drew has been employed by Boeing, Northrop Grumman, TASC and Exelis which was acquired by Harris in 2015; this breadth of experience has given her hands-on operational responsibility in large scale product and systems development as well as leading-edge advisory technical services. She has held a broad set of functional roles to include Chief Engineer, Chief Information Officer, Strategy and Business Development, Technology Strategy and Technology insertion. She has also led businesses with full profit and loss operational responsibility of greater than $1B annual revenue for over five years. Dr. Drew is known in the A&D sector for her dynamic track record of pursuing and capturing major new business and re-compete contracts. Over time, she has also developed an extensive customer network across the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Aviation Administration, NASA, the intelligence community and portions of the global commercial aviation sector. Her reputation as a thought leader, technical and business expert is recognized at the national level: for example, she has had multiple engagements with the US Air Force Studies Board and the National Transportation Board both of which are part of the National Academies. And, she is backed by outstanding academic credentials that include an MS and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder.