Executive Vice President, Corporate Operations
Vicki Schmanske serves as Executive Vice President of Leidos Corporate Operations where she oversees operational performance and strategic functional initiatives, including those for procurement, execution and mission assurance, enterprise risk, strategy and special projects, real estate, communications and marketing, and security.
Previously, Schmanske was President of the Intelligence Group responsible for providing solutions and services to Intelligence Community agencies. Prior roles include Leidos Chief Administrative Officer, where she managed key centralized business functions; Deputy President and Chief Operations Officer for the Leidos Health Group; and Vice President of Operations for Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) programs in the Civil, Defense & Intelligence Solutions lines of business.
Schmanske is an accomplished executive who, throughout her 35 year career, has successfully held roles of increasing responsibility across intelligence, defense, civil and health markets. Her experience includes systems engineering, software and information systems development, program management, and enterprise IT services. She has led teams for complex, critical national missions including building satellite ground systems for the defense and intelligence community, implementing enterprise IT solutions and services for defense and civil agencies, and providing healthcare and life science solutions to federal and commercial customers. In 2018, Schmanske received the Corporate Large Market Sector leadership award from Women in Technology, a non-profit organization advancing women in technology. In 2020, she received the Women of Excellence C-Suite Executive of the Year award from the National Association for Female Executives, honoring women who, while succeeding in their own right, also ensure the success of other women.
Schmanske has a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics/computer science from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in information systems from George Washington University. An active member of the community, she serves as the executive leader of the Leidos Washington, D.C. Heart Walk campaign, and is a board member of The Women’s Center and the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation. In addition, she serves on the INSA Board of Directors, School of Data Science Advisory Board, and NSSA Board of Directors and is the Leidos Corporate Executive for the University of Virginia. She is also a pro-tempore advisor and past president of the University of Virginia Engineering Foundation board of directors.