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Bruce Crawford, Senior Vice President for Strategic Development at Jacobs

Bruce Crawford,

Senior Vice President,


Bruce Crawford, Senior Vice President for Strategic Development at Jacobs

Bruce Crawford is the senior vice president for strategic development at Jacobs, a provider of solutions for intelligence, infrastructure, cybersecurity and space exploration, among other applications. His responsibilities include providing strategic leadership, vision and focus to support growth and continued development and deployment of innovative solutions across the client base within Jacobs’ Critical Mission Solutions business. Crawford, a former U.S. Army chief information officer and retired lieutenant general, joined the company in November 2020, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Crawford has more than 34 years of executive management experience in national security, enterprise information technology and cybersecurity. As an Army CIO, he provided enterprise IT and cybersecurity policy advice to the Army secretary and chief of staff. He also held various operational and strategic leadership positions in major theaters of operations, including North America, Europe, the Pacific and Southwest Asia. Crawford was previously the U.S. European Command’s director of cyber and command, control, communications and computer systems. 

He has been serving as a board member of cloud-based tax compliance solutions provider Avalara since July 2021.

Dawne Hickton, executive vice president at Jacobs and president of CMS, described Crawford as “an inspiring thought leader that brings a depth of strong leadership experience to our Critical Mission Solutions business strategy.”

Crawford holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technologies from South Carolina State University and a master’s degree in national security strategy from the National Defense University.

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