Eric Rickard serves as vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton and head of Defense Department and intelligence cyber programs for the firm’s Strategic Innovation Group.
Rickard helps oversee investments and the delivery of predictive intelligence and cyber defense services to clients.
He previously served as a director of customer innovation at Raytheon and held a research and development director post at that company between between 2008 and 2011.
Rickard was also the program manager of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s Office of the Director of National Intelligence from 2004 through 2008.
He is a former program development manager at SRI International, business development manager at Intergraph Federal Systems and business development manager at GTE Government Systems.
Rickard earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Syracuse University.