Jennifer Walsmith, Corporate Vice President of Cyber & Information Solutions at Northrop Grumman
Jennifer Walsmith is the corporate vice president of cyber and information solutions at Northrop Grumman, working out of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area. She is a strategic business leader with experience operating in highly competitive, technology-driven markets, which include the public and private sectors as well as academia, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Walsmith is further described as a “systems thinker” with a foundation in technology and possessing the ability to drive mission solutions. She has delivered results working as both an executive of government intelligence agencies and as a profit and loss leader in the corporate world, her profile reveals.
Walsmith’s core expertise includes strategic value creation, critical thinking, digital transformation, leading-edge technology, complex systems development and troubled program recovery.
Walsmith joined Northrop Grumman in 2016. In her current role, she is responsible for building the new cyber and information solutions business by “missionizing leading-edge technologies ahead of market changes.”
Before joining the private sector, Walsmith served as a senior acquisition executive at the National Security Agency, where she was employed for over 15 years. In that role, she was responsible for all the agency’s procurement and acquisition globally.
Earlier in her career, Walsmith served as the director of acquisition and corporate decision, plans and analysis at the National Reconnaissance Office, a job she held for three years.
Walsmith earned her bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
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