Executive Vice President, Chief of Business Development & Strategy
Roy Stevens currently serves as Leidos’ Chief of Business Development & Strategy, where he oversees efforts to drive business growth, account management, and US government legislative affairs. In this role, Mr. Stevens is responsible for securing over $11B of annual business as well as the long term strategic plan and vision for the corporation. Prior to this role, he was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for Leidos’ Defense and Intelligence Group where he was responsible for from military and intelligence community customers both in the United States and abroad. This includes all four US military services and substantial work at NATO, Australia, Israel and the Middle East.
Mr. Stevens spent twenty years with Lockheed Martin (before the August 2016 merger of LM’s Information Systems division with Leidos). At Lockheed Martin, Mr. Stevens served in a variety of executive level positions both in program execution and business development for multiple different lines of business spanning Federal Civilian, Missiles & Fire Control and Rotary & Mission Systems.
Mr. Stevens has served in various operational roles delivering both large complex programs as well as portfolios of programs in the defense and government sectors. These programs have included missile production, C4ISR, information technology transformations and air traffic management. While in Strategy & Business Development, he was responsible for qualification and capture of new business opportunities as well as long term strategy for portfolios in business segments.
Over his 28 plus year career in the aerospace and defense industry, significant portions have been spent on engagements with customers across the globe. He has delivered programs in more than 20 different countries which have included both direct commercial and foreign military sales (FMS) projects. These projects have spanned from; missile development and production, command and control, logistics, complex information technology delivery for all four branches of the armed services and as well as civilian agency customers.
Mr. Stevens has served on multiple Boards of Directors, including currently the Washington DC Chapter of AFCEA. He has also been integral to the merger and acquisition of several companies during his career. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oregon State University and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Washington State University.