Gregory Garrett serves as Vice President, Cybersecurity for Peraton. He leads the Peraton Cybersecurity Leadership Team supporting 3,000 information technology (IT) and cybersecurity team members company-wide, with a portfolio of more than $3 Billion in active cyber programs supporting the U.S. Public Sector. He also leads the Peraton Cybersecurity Community of Practice (CoP) to advance cybersecurity education, training, and communications with Peraton employees and partners nationwide and internationally.
He has 30+ years of experience successfully managing the P&L of over $40 Billion in Information Technology, satellite communications, telecommunications, and cybersecurity programs worldwide. Mr. Garrett advises Peraton customers on cyber governance, risk and compliance frameworks, as well as cyber threat assessment tools and cyber incident response plans. Through a suite of cyber products, services, and integrated solutions he helps clients identify their biggest cyber pain points and develop technology and business roadmaps to enhance cyber operations.
Mr. Garrett has held several senior executive positions in information technology and cybersecurity, including: Head of U.S. & International Cybersecurity for BDO, Corporate Vice President Information Technology UIC Corporation, Partner & Head of Cybersecurity for Blue Canopy LLP, CIO & CISO Lucent Technologies Government Solutions. He is a highly decorated former USAF Military Officer with over 20 years of distinguished service including leadership positions at Space Systems Division, Aeronautical Systems Division, Air Force Institute of Technology, and HQ USAF the Pentagon. During this time, he honed his focus on all aspects of information technology, cybersecurity, systems engineering, satellite communications, program management, and government contracting spaces.
Mr. Garrett has experience working around the world with clients that range from Fortune 500 companies to U.S. federal government agencies. He is a best-selling author of 24 business books and 150 articles. Mr. Garrett received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Engineering Physics from Miami University, a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering & Systems Management from The University of Southern California, a Graduate Certification in IT Project Management and Government Contracts from The George Washington University, and completed an executive education in Advanced Program Management from Stanford University.