BAE Systems has named Paul Falkler to lead its Cyber Security Solutions business area. Falkler comes to BAE from SAIC, where he served as vice president of Strategic Development. At SAIC, he led the development of a portfolio of cyber security services while also overseeing cyber-related acquisitions.
Falkler will join the company as vice president and general manager on November 1, 2010 and will report to John Gannon, president of the Intelligence & Security sector. Falkler received his bachelor’s degree from Towson University in Maryland, and his M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore. He has served in the Department of Defense for more than a decade in a variety of roles, including program management and chief of human resources for technology and systems.
BAE Systems recently was recently awarded a $40 Million contract to provide cybersecurity services to the FBI, in which the company will provide critical information security safeguards, including certification and accreditation, to protect FBI computer networks in the United States and around the world.
BAE Systems is a global defense, security and aerospace company with approximately 107,000 employees worldwide and annual (2009) sales of $36.2 billion. BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security Sector, based in Arlington, VA, focuses on four core customer missions – intelligence and counterintelligence, homeland security, law enforcement, and support to military operations.