Tag Archives: Rob Zitz

SSL’s Rob Zitz: Space Sensor Layer Will Benefit From End-to-End Solution

Rob Zitz, a senior vice president at Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary, told SpaceNews in an interview published Monday that a space layer designed for missile defense will benefit from an end-to-end solution including sensors and satellites. Zitz, chief strategy officer for government systems at SSL, said artificial intelligence and other technology …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Technologies to Grow US Govt Business via ISR Offerings

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said Maxar Technologies will work to grow its business with the U.S. government through “persistent” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings, Via Satellite reported Wednesday. SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired DigitalGlobe earlier …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: MDA Aims to Ramp Up Earth Imagery, Analysis Support to Intell Agencies Via DigitalGlobe Merger

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral’s government systems business, has said SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates aims to provide Earth imagery and analysis services to U.S. intelligence and defense agencies through its pending merger with DigitalGlobe, Space News reported Thursday. MDA agreed to buy DigitalGlobe …

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Lou Von Thaer Keynotes K-12 Intro to STEM Event

Lou Von Thaer, president of the national security sector business at Leidos, will be a co-keynote speaker at a company-sponsored symposium on how parents can best engage kids in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Von Thaer, a Wash100 inductee, headlines the WashingtonExec 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium on March 7 with …

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Leidos’ Rob Zitz: White House Should Push for Govt-Industry Cyber Intell Exchange

Rob Zitz, chief systems architect at Leidos, said he hopes that President Barack Obama would urge public and private organizations to bolster sharing of cyber threat intelligence, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Jill Aitoro writes President Obama was scheduled to discuss his administration’s cyber defense strategies on Tuesday during …

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Lou Von Thaer: Leidos to Participate at GEOINT Symposium

Leidos will exhibit its portfolio of geospatial technology tools at the GEOINT 2013 Symposium Monday through Thursday in Tampa, Fla.. Lou Van Thaer, Leidos president for national security sector, said Thursday that the company builds geospatial intelligence technologies for national security and critical infrastructure protection. “GEOINT is an ideal opportunity to showcase …

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Rob Zitz on Leidos’ Transition to a Standalone Business, Cyber Trends and Infrastructure Support for DHS

Rob Zitz joined Leidos in August 2011 — when it was known as Science Applications International Corp. — as senior vice president and chief ISR systems architect after a three-decade government career that culminated in a deputy director role at the National Reconnaissance Office. The Wash100 inductee and former senior Secret Service deputy associate director leads …

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