Jennifer Walsmith is vice president, Advanced Missions and Programs for the Space ISR Systems division of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector, a leading global developer, provider, manufacturer and integrator of advanced, secure and agile systems and solutions.
In this role, Ms. Walsmith has executive responsibility across all advanced technology programs within the Space ISR Systems division. She provides leadership and guidance for the capture, development and transition to production of advanced technology programs for the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.
With more than 30 years of acquisition, program management and software development experience, Ms. Walsmith most recently served as the Senior Acquisition Executive with the National Security Agency (NSA). She was responsible for for all procurements in support of NSA's Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance missions. Earlier in her career she served in a variety of senior roles within the Intelligence Community and the private sector.
Ms. Walsmith earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and is acquisition corps certified through the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA).