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Gerry Fasano, Leidos Defense Group President

Gerry Fasano

Gerry Fasano, Leidos Defense Group President

Gerard “Gerry” Fasano took on the role of Leidos’ defense group president in 2018, leading the delivery of advanced systems, solutions and services to the company’s clients in the defense sector.   

The said role puts him at the forefront of developing solutions for a number of areas, including autonomy and advanced analytics, digital transformation, enterprise logistics and command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance across sea, ground, air and cyberspace. 

As a five-year Leidos executive, the 2020 Wash100 winner also provided oversight on efforts aimed at fostering business growth and account management during his tenure as executive vice president and chief business development and strategy, Leidos said.

Fasano joined Leidos after an 11-year career at Lockheed Martin, where he most recently served as the executive lead for the merger of the company’s information systems and global solutions business with Leidos. According to his LinkedIn profile, he also dedicated two years to Lockheed as its vice president and general manager for strategy and business development and mergers and acquisition, managing $8B in orders and offering strategic guidance to the company’s defense and intelligence, civil, commercial markets, and global systems lines of business. 

Outside of the private sector, the executive served as a board member for Villanova University Engineering, Liberty USO, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement. 

Fasano completed both his bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering at Villanova University.

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