Chief of Business Development & Strategy
Gerard A. Fasano currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief of Business Development & Strategy for Leidos, where he oversees efforts to drive business growth, account management, legislative affairs, and strategy. He previously served as the Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) head of integration for the merger of Leidos and the IS&GS business, combining the two entities to produce a technology and solutions company with more than $10 billion in annual revenue. Prior to this role, Fasano served as Vice President, Strategy & Business Development and General Manager for the IS&GS Valley Forge, PA facility, an $8B business with 26,000 employees. He also had responsibility for merger & acquisition activities within IS&GS and provided strategic direction to the Defense & Intelligence, Civil, Commercial Markets, and Global Systems lines of business to ensure growth objectives were achieved.
Previously, Fasano was Vice President and General Manager for IS&GS. In this capacity, he was responsible for leading a $3.5B business area with over 10,000 people across more than 200 locations in 42 states and 17 countries. Fasano’s career with Lockheed Martin spanned 30 years with a focus on advanced technologies and program execution. During his tenure he has worked assignments with increasing responsibility, providing a wide range of services that include enterprise information technology, data analytics, and operations and maintenance support.
Fasano holds a master’s degree in computer engineering and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University. Fasano has received numerous awards of excellence including the Carl T. Humphrey Alumni Award from the Villanova College of Engineering, the Master Program Manager award from Lockheed Martin, and the Pennsylvania USO Liberty Award. He served as Lockheed Martin’s executive board member with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Liberty USO, and Junior Achievement.