Oz Garcia Jr. is vice president for intelligence programs at Harris CapRock Communications, where he is responsible for program development and growth within the National Security Agency and intelligence community.
Garcia spoke to ExecutiveBiz in October 2012 for a spotlight interview and discussed how the company aims to grow its business in the intelligence market and some of Harris’ new technologies.
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He most previously served as executive account manager for Harris Corp., where he developed executive relationships and program growth.
Before joining Harris, he was a program director at BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary and oversaw BAE’s business growth in the NSA market.
During his 14-year NSA career, he served as deputy chief of the plans, programs and execution office within the agency’s installations and logistics organization.
In that capacity, he oversaw the agency’s extended enterprise mission alignment facilities build-out program.
His other NSA leadership positions include within the associate directorate for security and counterintelligence, the signals intelligence directorate and the directorate of acquisition.
He retired from the Air Force Reserve in 2007, where he served as a major military construction program manager on staff at Air Force headquarters.
Garcia holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Northern Arizona University and an M.B.A. from the University of Wyoming. He is also a graduate of the Air Force Squadron Officer School and the NSA Senior Leadership Development Program.
He is also a life member of both the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association and the Reserve Officer’s Association.