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  • Former Raytheon CEO William Swanson Named to RapidSOS Advisory Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Raytheon CEO William Swanson Named to RapidSOS Advisory Board

    Former Raytheon Chairman and CEO William Swanson has joined the advisory board of New York-based emergency communications technology provider RapidSOS. RapidSOS said Tuesday that Swanson will bring more than 40 years of experience in cybersecurity, defense and communications to the advisory board. “Bill led the development and deployment of technologies that brought safety and security to millions of […] More

  • Pwnie Express Adds Former Raytheon CEO William Swanson to Board of Directors; Paul Paget Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pwnie Express Adds Former Raytheon CEO William Swanson to Board of Directors; Paul Paget Comments

    William Swanson, former chairman and CEO of Raytheon, has joined the board of directors of Pwnie Express, a developer of device threat detection technology for wired, wireless and connected devices. Swanson led Raytheon for nearly 10 years before he retired from the defense company in September 2014 after a 42-year career there, Pwnie Express said Wednesday. “Bill’s leadership […] More

  • Former Raytheon CEO William Swanson Joins Resilient Systems Board; John Bruce Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Raytheon CEO William Swanson Joins Resilient Systems Board; John Bruce Comments

    William Swanson, former CEO and chairman of Raytheon, has joined the board of directors at cybersecurity company Resilient Systems. Resilient Systems CEO and Co-Founder John Bruce said Monday the company wants to apply what he called “expertise and counsel” from Swanson. “Bill is a highly accomplished business leader, whose perspective will be invaluable as we reach the […] More

  • Defense Business Board Adds 8 Members; Ashton Carter Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Defense Business Board Adds 8 Members; Ashton Carter Comments

    The Defense Department has elected new members to the Defense Business Board who will work to advise the defense secretary and other DoD officials on business standards. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the appointments on Thursday. “I welcome the new business leaders joining our ranks, and pleased to see former members return at such an important […] More

  • Financial Services Vet Tracy Atkinson Joins Raytheon's Board: William Swanson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Financial Services Vet Tracy Atkinson Joins Raytheon’s Board: William Swanson Comments

    Tracy Atkinson, executive vice president of finance at State Street Corp., has been elected to join the Raytheon board of directors. Raytheon Chairman William Swanson said Tuesday that Atkinson brings financial management skills and international business experience to the company’s board. Atkinson joined State Street in 2008 and has served in SVP and chief compliance […] More

  • Raytheon Chairman WIlliam Swanson Inducted Into STEM Leadership Hall of Fame - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Chairman WIlliam Swanson Inducted Into STEM Leadership Hall of Fame

    William Swanson, chairman of Raytheon‘s board of directors, has been inducted into the U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame for his work to promote STEM education for future engineers and scientists. Swanson received his award at the 2014 U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference in Washington, Raytheon announced Friday. “As someone who benefitted from […] More

  • Raytheon Celebrates National Engineers Week with Student Focus; William Swanson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Celebrates National Engineers Week with Student Focus; William Swanson Comments

    Raytheon Co. is celebrating National Engineers Week with a line-up of programs geared towards helping students enjoy science, technology, engineering and math. The programs for the week support the company’s MathMovesU education program for students and faculty members across the country, Raytheon announced Monday. Some of the programs include live events and hands-on engineering activities […] More

  • Raytheon Joins White House US2020 STEM Project; William Swanson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Joins White House US2020 STEM Project; William Swanson Comments

    Raytheon has signed up for a White House program aimed at bolstering the U.S. workforce in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics over the next seven years. Employees will participate in a mentorship program as the company will serve as a founding corporate partner for the US2020 project,, Raytheon said Monday. Raytheon will also provide financial […] More

  • Raytheon Unveils Math Education Exhibit in Abu Dhabi; William Swanson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Unveils Math Education Exhibit in Abu Dhabi; William Swanson Comments

    Raytheon launched a math and science education program at the Abu Dhabi Science Festival Thursday as part of a five-year tour in the Middle East. The company uses video games, sports, robotics and other presentations to advocate for math education and other activities related to STEM through MathAlive!, Raytheon said Thursday. “With our nearly 50 years of building relationships […] More

  • Raytheon Brings Student Math, Science Outreach to Middle East; William Swanson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Brings Student Math, Science Outreach to Middle East; William Swanson Comments

    Raytheon is expanding the reach of its math and science education outreach program for students to the Middle East. The company will jumpstart the MatheMovesU program expansion with an exhibit for MathAlive! at the Abu Dhabi Science Festival on Nov. 14, the company announced Tuesday. Raytheon will also debut The Little Engineer curriculum in Saudi Arabia […] More

  • Alec Sun Wins Raytheon Natl Math Competition; William Swanson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Alec Sun Wins Raytheon Natl Math Competition; William Swanson Comments

    An eighth-grader from Lexington, Mass. has been crowned national champion at a Raytheon-sponsored national mathematics contest held in Washington Friday. Alec Sun from Jonas Clarke Middle School was among 224 middle school-aged participants at the MATHCOUNTS competition held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Raytheon said Friday. Sun won an $8,000 Donald Weinert College scholarship […] More

  • William Swanson: Raytheon Should Meet Revenue Goal Despite Sequestration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    William Swanson: Raytheon Should Meet Revenue Goal Despite Sequestration

    William Swanson, Raytheon chairman and CEO, believes the company will meet its full-year revenue targets even as sequestration reduces defense budgets in the U.S., Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes Swanson told defense analysts Pentagon officials are seeking to protect new weapons programs from the sequester. He said he received assurances from Deputy Defense Secretary […] More

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