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QinetiQ US Hires David Harrison as Vice President of Business Operations


QinetiQ US announced today that David Harrison has joined the company as Vice President of Business Operations. In this role he will lead functional business operations to realize maximum business value and operational excellence.

David Harrison, QinetiQ US

David is a strategic Technology Executive with subject matter expertise in digital transformation, SaaS implementation, Enterprise Cloud services and IT strategy development/execution, and enterprise service delivery. With more than 15 years of experience in spearheading IT organizations and programs, his strategies harness technology capabilities aligned to business needs to elevate organizational performance. In his most recent work with Northrop Grumman, David supervised large-scale project teams, program portfolios, and IT operational organizations that consistently delivered predictable business results.

“We are excited to welcome David to our leadership team,” said Shawn Purvis, President and CEO of QinetiQ US. “His skillset spans both technology and business, allowing for unique insight into the cross functionality between technology, creativity, and operations.”

David defines technology strategies and builds road maps to deliver capabilities that generate significant data-based value, crafting and executing complex business plans by identifying and mitigating risk, strategically leveraging suppliers, ensuring visibility at the right level, and identifying skill sets required for success.

“I am looking forward to bringing my skills in outcome-based technology to the QinetiQ US team,” David said. “This is a dynamic group and I am honored to be a part of the operational business planning moving forward."