The Jacobs Engineering Group has welcomed former Army chief information officer and retired Lt. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford as Senior Vice President of Strategic Development. A decorated combat veteran, Crawford was named Black Engineer of the Year at the 2020 BEYA STEM Conference.
According to the press release from Jacobs, Crawford will provide strategic leadership, vision, and focus to support growth and continued development and deployment of innovative solutions across an ever-expanding client base within Critical Mission Solutions.
“Lieutenant General Crawford is an inspiring thought leader that brings a depth of strong leadership experience to our Critical Mission Solutions business strategy,” said Dawne Hickton, Jacobs executive vice president and COO of critical mission solutions, in a statement. “Together, we now have the industry’s foremost expertise to deliver even more innovative solutions for our clients and our communities around the world.”
Crawford brings more than 34 years of executive management in national security, enterprise information technology, and cybersecurity. Most recently he served as the principal enterprise IT and cybersecurity policy advisor to the Secretary of the Army and the Army Chief of Staff and has held a variety of operational and strategic leadership positions in every major theater of operations including North America, Europe, the Pacific, and Southwest Asia. Crawford holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and two master’s degrees in administration and national resource strategy.
With approximately $14 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific, and project delivery for the government and private sector.