Chief of Business Development
Roy Stevens currently serves as Leidos’ Chief of Business Development, where he oversees efforts to drive business growth, account management, and legislative affairs. 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 securing approximately $4B of annual business from military and intelligence community customers both in the United States and abroad. This includes all four U.S. military services and substantial work at NATO, Australia, Israel, and the Middle East.
Prior to these roles, Stevens spent 20 years with Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) business. There, he served in a variety of executive level positions spanning both program execution and business development for multiple different lines of business with increasing levels of responsibility. Stevens has also served in multiple operational roles delivering both large complex programs as well as portfolios of programs in the defense and government sectors of up to $750M in annual sales. These programs have spanned missile production, C4ISR, information technology transformations, and air traffic management. While in strategy and business development, he was responsible for qualification and capture of new business opportunities as well as long term strategy for portfolios in business segments of $3.5B per year in sales.
Stevens has spent the majority of his 27 years in the aerospace and energy industries in program management, with a particular emphasis on international engagements. He has done business in more than 20 different countries, including both direct commercial and foreign military sales projects. These projects spanned from missile development and production, command and control, logistics, complex information technology delivery for all four branches of the armed services as well as civilian agency customers. He has also been integral to the merger and acquisition of several companies during his career.
Stevens has served on multiple boards, including currently the Washington, D.C. chapter of Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oregon State University and Master of Business Administration degree from Washington State University.