Steve Escaravage: Trailblazing Leadership in the Artificial Intelligence Landscape

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Steve Escaravage: Trailblazing Leadership in the Artificial Intelligence Landscape

Steve Escaravage has been trailblazing the Artificial Intelligence (AI) landscape through his work at Booz Allen Hamilton for over two decades. Boasting excellence and dedication in his chosen field, Steve has won an Executive Mosaic Wash100 award for three consecutive years now.


Read on to learn about Steve Escaravage’s journey into government contracting and his key industry contributions.


Meet Steve Escaravage of Booz Allen Hamilton


Steven “Steve” Escaravage has been the Executive Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton since 2022. His primary responsibility is to oversee the company’s AI business and analytics practices.


Mr. Escaravage also leads the company’s technological delivery, vision, and analytics strategy across all markets and industries. He and his team support customers in implementing AI, machine learning (ML), and data science solutions.


Steve Escaravage is a graduate of AB Mathematics at Rutgers University. Moreover, he obtained his Master’s degree in Operations Research from George Mason University.


Steve Escaravage’s Wash100 Awards


Steve Escaravage Receives the 2023 Wash100 Award from Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson
Photo/ Executive Mosaic


Here is a little overview: Wash100 is a prestigious award that recognizes prominent GovCon executives. Established in 2014, Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leaders carefully review industry leaders’ contributions and select the most impactful GovCon decision-makers to be included in the Wash100 list.


Steve Escaravage is a three-time awardee of Wash100 for his exemplary performance while working with Booz Allen Hamilton. Let’s review Mr. Escaravage’s efforts and initiatives that brought him recognition throughout the years.


2024: Driving AI and Tech Innovation Investments


Steve Escaravage won his third and most recent Wash100 award in 2024 for driving technology innovation and AI leadership. The visionary operational technologist advocated support for dual-use technology businesses by the DoD.


Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of Wash100, remarked on how Steve enables “Booz Allen’s pursuit of clear market dominance and the practical adoption and implementation of AI in defense.” Additionally, Mr. Escaravage’s efforts led the company’s investment in AI technologies, making him an ideal honoree of the 2024 Wash100.


2023: Advocating AI Operational Framework


Steve Escaravage’s second Wash100 award in 2023 was awarded for his dedication to promoting the ethical application of artificial intelligence in businesses. He was a key executive in providing unmatched solutions to the government mission’s needs.


In line with his 2023 award, Steve emphasized the additional guidance for the DoD and business collaborations. The guideline included the DoD’s Responsible AI Strategy and Implementation Pathway—an approach that encourages the ethical deployment of AI and ensures the safety of DoD systems.


2022: Leading AI Innovation; Driving Digital Ethical Standards


Steve Escaravage won his first Wash100 award for his work as the Senior Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton. The award acknowledged Steve’s effort in developing new AI capacities for AI dominance on the digital battlefield.


Steve Escaravage’s Leadership Journey


Steve Escaravage With Other Booz Allen Hamilton Leaders
Photo/ Steve Escaravage’s Linkedin


For more than 23 years, Steve Escaravage has been a significant executive of Booz Allen Hamilton. He provides outstanding leadership, overseeing the company’s energy, commercial, defense, and international businesses.


Here is Steve’s promotion timeline at Booz Allen Hamilton:


  • 2000 – 2018: Vice President 
  • 2018 – 2022: Senior Vice President
  • 2022 – Present: Executive Vice President


Before becoming the Executive Vice President, Mr. Escaravage led Booz Allen’s defense analytics business across the DoD and Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. In his earlier years, he oversaw the company’s Food and Drug Administration business, providing industry-leading strategy and analytics services.


In addition, Steve Escaravage led the execution of machine learning and data management solutions for the Department of Veterans Affairs, financial institutions, and medical manufacturers. His commitment to AI research and development enabled him to lead his team and to engage on top AI forums.


Besides Booz Allen Hamilton, Steve Escaravage holds positions in different institutions and companies. 


  • Treasurer for the Special Olympics Virginia’s Board of Directors
  • Director on the Kumanu Board of Directors
  • Observer on the Latent AI Board of Directors


About Booz Allen Hamilton


Official Logo of Booz Allen Hamilton
Logo/ Booz Allen Hamilton | Photo by everything possible/ Shutterstock


Booz Allen Hamilton, also known as Booz Allen, is a government and military contractor specializing in intelligence, security, and technology. With its tagline “to empower people to change the world,” the company ensures that it provides the best service in government sectors.


The global firm has about 32,600 highly skilled experts and 80 offices across the globe. Booz Allen Hamilton’s current headquarters resides in McLean, Virginia.

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