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QinetiQ Taps Industry Leader Charles Fielden to Lead its Growing Intelligence, Cyber and Information Advantage Business


McLean, VA - QinetiQ US announced today the hiring of respected intelligence community executive Charles Fielden to the company’s leadership team. Fielden will serve as the executive vice president and general manager of the Intelligence, Cyber and Information Advantage business unit. He will lead a team of highly skilled engineers facilitating cyber capability assessments, operational testing, and developmental/functional evaluation of cyber tools for U.S. Military and Intelligence Community organizations operating around the world.

Charles is a skilled and respected leader who brings more than 25 years of experience to our team,” said QinetiQ US CEO Shawn Purvis. “His impeccable track record supporting intelligence community, commercial industry and U.S. Military partners will be an invaluable asset to our customers.

Fielden brings more than 15 years of experience from Northrop Grumman Corporation where he grew their cyber and intelligence portfolio winning multiple $100+ million contracts. In addition to business growth, Fielden has developed a strong reputation of employee retention throughout his career. Prior to joining QinetiQ US, Fielden was most recently CEO of a proprietary LLC where he led a transformation of the company culture, leading to 90% positive responses in employee satisfaction surveys while improving profitability.

QinetiQ US has established itself as an industry leader providing cutting edge solutions for intelligence community and defense partners. I’m looking forward to further empowering this mission-oriented team and leveraging our collective talent to help our partners eliminate threats across the globe,” said Fielden.

About QinetiQ US
QinetiQ US is a leading defense and security company in the United States providing mission-led innovation at pace. QinetiQ US is a provider of technologically advanced services and products to the US Department of Defense and national security agencies, positioned to deliver key aspects of the modernization required to address our customers’ pivot to counter near peer adversaries. QinetiQ’s engineering services span the DoD and Intel community providing subject matter expertise in the areas of communications, sensor integration and research and development, survivability and unmanned ground combat systems.

QinetiQ US operates as the U.S. arm of QinetiQ Group plc (QQ.LSE), an integrated global defense and security company focused on innovation for defense, security and civil customers. QinetiQ US employees are based predominantly in Virginia and Massachusetts and operate under a Special Security Agreement (SSA) with the U.S. Defense Counterintelligence & Security Agency (DCSA). QinetiQ US is creating new ways of protecting what matters most; testing technologies, systems, and processes to make sure they work as expected; and enabling customers to deploy new and enhanced-existing capabilities with the assurance they will deliver the outcomes required. Please visit our website Please visit our website at https://www.qinetiq.com/en-us/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and @QinetiQUS.