President, Health Group
Elizabeth (Liz) Porter is President of Leidos’ Health Group, a $2 billion, 7,500-person organization providing services and solutions in health information technology, population health risk management and case management, health analytics, life sciences, and public health.
Previously, Porter served as Senior Vice President and Operation Manager for Leidos’ Federal Energy & Environment business, an organization that provides world-class environmental science, energy, and engineering solutions/services to federal, state, and local customers including the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Prior to that role, she served as the Department of Defense Information Networks & Mission Partner Program Director where she was responsible for the oversight of the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Global Services Management-Operations task orders in support of the Joint Information Environment. These task orders included efforts focused on new Joint Force Headquarters, Joint Regional Security Stacks, Mission Partner Support, and multiple other DISA Enterprise Services.
Before joining Leidos, Porter served as the Director of Energy Initiatives, Corporate Engineering & Technology at Lockheed Martin. In that role, she was responsible for developing and executing the strategy for the energy campaign, working closely with business areas, corporate strategy, and business development to leverage capabilities and grow the business. In 2012, she was selected by the Department of Energy and MIT as the first-ever recipient of the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Initiative Award for Corporate Implementation.
Throughout her career, Porter has led several critical initiatives, including advanced programs (proposal execution) management, engineering, and operations management for the Defense Messaging System, database design, and software development for the Global Transportation Network, all for Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems. She started her career with Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company (previously General Electric Astro) as a solar array design and electrical power subsystem engineer.
Porter graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs with a master’s degree in business administration. Porter serves on the Industrial Advisory Board to the Engineering Department at Villanova University. She also serves on the board for the American Red Cross of the National Capital Region and is a member of the Healthcare Leadership Council.