Steve Hawkins is vice president of Information Security Solutions, a business unit of Raytheon Company’s Intelligence and Information Systems.
Prior to his current role, Hawkins held various positions within Raytheon since he joined the company in 1979. From 2003 to 2007, he was vice president for national systems. Earlier, he was vice president of multisource information systems.
From 1998 to 2000, Hawkins was a engineering fellow and director of Advanced Imagery Systems. For the four years previous to this, he was director of signal and communications systems, as well as the communications and information handling systems development.
From 1989 to 1994, he was senior program manager, program manager and staff engineer for Advanced Tactical C3I Systems at E-Systems, before it was acquired by Raytheon. Earlier, he was the manager of systems engineering for electronic intelligence and infrared processing systems.
Before joining E-Systems in 1983, Hawkins was a design and project engineer of Airborne Radar Systems for Texas Instruments Defense Systems.
Hawkins earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from West Virginia University. He then earned his master’s in electrical engineering from the Southern Methodist University and later, his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Dallas.