CACI Taps Former JIDO Chief as SVP of Advanced Tech for Mission Adoption; Ken Asbury Quoted

Ken Asbury

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) hired Michael Shields, a former director of the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization, to serve as senior vice president of advanced technology for mission adoption, GovCon Wire reported May 9.

The company said May 8 the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general will lead strategic planning for efforts to leverage sensors, autonomous systems, artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies to address military needs, as well as accelerate their mission readiness.

“His exceptional qualifications are perfectly aligned with our strategy to concentrate CACI’s resources and capabilities on fielding mission-focused advanced technologies that serve and protect our warfighters,” added Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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