Federal 100: Deb Alderson

Deborah Alderson
President, Defense Solutions Group
Science Applications International Corp.

Deborah Alderson is no stranger to working well with others. SAIC’s Defense Solutions Group has supported major IT initiatives for the Defense Department, other federal agencies and some state-level organizations, earning an exemplary reputation across a broad spectrum of technology fields.

Not content to rest on those laurels, Alderson was actively involved throughout 2010 in several organizations, including the Army’s BRAC relocation efforts at the Aberdeen Proving Ground and as a board member of Women in Aerospace. She also served as executive sponsor of the SAIC Women’s and Multi-Cultural Networks and chairwoman of the company’s University Relations Council, which teams with academia to introduce youngsters to careers in technology.

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About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

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Reader comments

Mon, Mar 28, 2011 Ed Scheinfeldt Tarpon Springs, Fl

As an SAIC employee in Ms. Alderson's organization it makes me proud to be associated with such an outstanding leader/manager. While currently working for SAIC, I am also a retired federal employee (with 35 years of service) and in spite of what some folks say about "Contractors", we are all on the same team. To the extent that we as contractors make our Federal Customers successful,our companies are successful and the nation as a whole is successful

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