Executive Profiles

Vernon Saunders, National Intelligence SVP at SAIC

Vernon Saunders,



Vernon Saunders, National Intelligence SVP at SAIC

Vernon Saunders is the senior vice president of national intelligence at Science Applications International Corp. and is a two-time Wash100 winner. He has over 26 years of experience in creating strategies, leading teams and executing technology initiatives that help clients achieve sustainable gains.

Saunders manages SAIC’s work with the Intelligence Community. He reports to Michael LaRouche, president of the company’s National Security and Space sector.

The industry veteran has been with SAIC since October 2021, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He was the general manager of data and mission IT at Huntington Ingalls Industries Technical Solutions before joining SAIC. He held this position from 2019 to 2021.

Saunders was also the vice president and general manager of national security solutions at Verizon Federal Network Systems, which was acquired by Jacobs Engineering Group in 2014. He held this position from 2015 to 2019.

The SAIC executive holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University and a bachelor’s degree in electronics from Norfolk State University.

SAIC offers mission support, information technology, logistics and vehicle and weapon systems platform support to defense, intelligence, space, health and federal civilian agencies. It is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and has offices within and outside the U.S.

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