As senior vice president of the intelligence, defense and security division at QinetiQ North America, Mary Craft provides technology and responsive solutions as a partner of U.S. and international customers, with specialties ranging from high-tech research and development to software engineering and integration.
Before coming to QinetiQ in 2009, Craft served as vice president of the intelligence engineering line of business, where she was responsible for the execution of systems development, integration and operational support programs for the intelligence community, defense transformation and homeland security.
Prior to joining General Dynamics in 2004 as deputy general manager, operations for the surveillance and reconnaissance systems business unit, Craft was a senior program manager at Raytheon Company. In this capacity, she managed the development, implementation, test and operational deployment of ground and airborne SIGINT programs for the U.S. Air Force and U.K, Ministry of Defense.
In the 10 years prior to joining Raytheon, Craft held a series of positions ranging from software development and systems engineering to program management in support of avionics, modeling and simulation and intelligence systems for Boeing Military Aircraft Company, Link Flight Simulation and EER Systems.
She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University and her MBA from The George Washington University.