Hughes Network Systems
Jeffrey Lessner, Vice President of Defense and Intelligence Systems at Hughes Network Systems
Jeffrey Lessner is the vice president of defense and intelligence systems at Hughes Network Systems, working out of Upper Marlboro, Maryland. He has over 35 years of leadership experience in executive management, business development, sales, capture management, project management and engineering, according to his LinkedIn profile.
During his career, Lessner has led the development, deployment and operational support of mission-critical data analytics, imaging, signal processing, data collection, sensors and storage systems for the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, his profile further reveals.
Lessner has been leading Hughes’ defense and intelligence business for over six years. This role puts him on top of all DOD and IC opportunities within the company’s Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, from programmatic leadership to business development.
Before joining Hughes, Lessner served as the vice president of business development at the technology company Modus Operandi, where he worked for over three years. In that role, he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s business development efforts, including full oversight of sales and marketing efforts, market analysis, and management of business proposal production.
Earlier in his career, Lessner worked as a senior manager of business development at General Dynamics. In that role, he led IC business development activities within the company’s Cyber Systems Division.
Lessner earned his degrees in electrical engineering and electro physics from the University of Maryland.
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