Al Whitmore is president for the Intelligence & Security (I&S) sector of BAE Systems, Inc. I&S is comprised of 6,300 employees across the United States and abroad. The sector provides large-scale systems engineering, integration, and sustainment services across air, land, sea, space, and cyber domains for the U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, federal civilian agencies, and troops deployed around the world.
Prior to joining BAE Systems, Al spent more than three decades at General Dynamics and its predecessor in positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was senior vice president of the Global Solutions Division for General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). Al successfully led an organization focused on providing IT solutions and professional services to the Department of Defense, state and local, and commercial customers. Additionally, Al led the establishment and sat on the board of RGNext, a GD/Raytheon joint venture which secured a major Air Force space program valued at more than $1 billion.
Al’s previous roles at General Dynamics include Senior Vice President of GDIT’s Navy and Air Force Systems Division, Vice President of General Dynamics Networks Systems’ Air Force and Navy Solutions, and Vice President of General Dynamics C4 Systems’ General Dynamics Interactive. Prior to General Dynamics’ acquisition of GTE Government Systems in 1999, Al spent approximately 15 years in a number of business development and strategic leadership positions with GTE Government Systems and GTE Laboratories.
Al earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University. He is an executive committee member of the international board of directors of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).