Raytheon hires former NSA official Teresa Shea to lead DoD and Intel cyber portfolio
DULLES, Va., April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) today named former NSA official and In-Q-Tel executive, Teresa Shea, vice president of Cyber Warfare and Mission Innovations within its Intelligence, Information and Services business.
"Teresa's three decades of leadership in national security and technology development will set a new foundation for our cyber business and help take it to the next level," said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon IIS. "Her expertise and insights will enable us to provide our customers with innovative and effective solutions for their toughest cyber challenges."
Reporting to John DeSimone, vice president of Cybersecurity and Special Missions at IIS, Shea will run a newly created business area which integrates Raytheon's DoD cyber warfare initiatives with Intelligence Community cyber mission programs.
"Under Teresa's leadership, this new business area will transform a major segment of our cyber business. Her in-depth knowledge and expertise will further enhance our unique solutions to address today's rapidly increasing threat environment," said DeSimone.
Shea was most recently Executive Vice President of Technology at In-Q-Tel where she directed technology investment and adoption with Intelligence Community and DoD customers. Prior to that, she had a distinguished 32-year career with the National Security Agency, culminating in her role as Director of Signals Intelligence.
"Raytheon is an acknowledged leader and innovator in the cyber industry," said Shea. "I look forward to joining the team and bringing my domain expertise to help address the myriad of evolving cyber threats our nation and allies face."
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