Federal 100: John Hillen

John Hillen
President and CEO
Global Defense Technology and Systems

John Hillen has been the prime mover behind Global Defense Technology and Systems’ transformation into a collaborative partner in tackling the nation’s most critical counterterrorism and cybersecurity priorities.

Under his leadership, GTEC has significantly expanded its business development pipeline while adding two significant cybersecurity acquisitions — Zytel and Signature Government Solutions — in 2010.

Away from the office, Hillen’s commitment to the IT industry is exemplified by his participation on numerous advisory committees and boards, including the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel and the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Professional Services Council.

Read more about the 2011 Federal 100 award winners.

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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