Mark Keeler is the acting president of the BAE Systems, Inc. Intelligence & Security (I&S) sector, which employs approximately 7,000 people in the U.S. and abroad and reported annual revenues of $1.7 billion in 2016.
I&S delivers a broad range of services including IT, cybersecurity, intelligence analysis, systems integration, and operations and maintenance. These capabilities enable critical national security missions for the U.S. military and other U.S. government agencies.
Keeler also leads the Integrated Electronics & Warfare Systems (IE&WS) business area within the I&S sector. The IE&WS organization is headquartered in California, Maryland, and had sales of nearly $1 billion in 2016. The more than 4,700 IE&WS employees provide C4ISR and weapons systems engineering, integration, test, installation and sustainment, operations and maintenance, logistics and global mission support across the land, maritime, air and space domains to all Department of Defense service branches and numerous federal agencies.
Keeler joined BAE Systems in 1986 as an engineer and has since held numerous leadership positions in engineering, program management and operations. Previous assignments at BAE Systems include Vice President and General Manager of the Land & Electronic Systems and Ordnance Systems, Vice President of Communications-Electronics Solutions, and Director of Operations in Charleston, South Carolina. He joined the company following six years with Ingalls Shipbuilding where he served as a lead systems engineer for the AEGIS CG 47 Class Shipbuilding Program.
Keeler graduated in 1980 from Florida Institute of Technology where he received a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Throughout his career, he has also completed numerous senior leadership and advanced financial management training programs, and he currently serves on the Executive Board of the Southern Maryland Navy Alliance.