Corporate Vice President and President of Information Systems, Exelis Inc.
Dr. Pamela (Pam) Drew is Corporate Vice President and President of Information Systems, a business area of ITT Exelis that is a leading provider of advanced engineering services and integrated network solutions. Dr. Drew was appointed to this position in January 2013, where she is responsible for driving the business’ vision of being a trusted customer partner that provides efficient solutions to tough, mission-critical problems by applying world-class engineering talent in system development, networking, radio frequency communications and information systems.
Before joining Exelis, Dr. Drew was the senior vice president of Strategic Capabilities and Technology at TASC, leading an enterprise-wide team that provided systems engineering and integration, cyber security, financial and business analytics and test and evaluation solutions to intelligence, defense and federal and civil customers. In a prior role at TASC, she led the Enterprise Systems business unit that served defense and federal civil agencies including the FAA.
Prior to that, Dr. Drew was sector vice president of business development for Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector. Before joining Northrop Grumman in 2008, Dr. Drew was vice president and general manager for Boeing’s Integrated Defense and Security Solutions organization heading strategy and business generation in homeland and global security markets. While at Boeing, Dr. Drew also served as vice president and general manager of Boeing’s C4ISR organization. At Boeing Phantom Works, she was involved with developing and transitioning technology across the commercial airplane and military businesses.
Recently, Dr. Drew has completed her service as the vice chair of the National Research Council Air Force Studies Board, and was elected to the Board of Directors for the Washington D.C. chapter of the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA). She also serves on the Board of Directors for University of Washington’s Applied Physics Lab. Dr. Drew has been named the Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronauts. She also serves on the Engineering Advisory Council at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she earned both her doctorate and master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.