Jennifer Walsmith currently serves as sector vice president and general manager of the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions division within Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector. In this role, Walsmith is responsible for the execution and growth of the division’s cyber and intelligence mission solutions business portfolio, which includes full spectrum cyber, multi-int enterprise data management and integration, as well as mission enabling Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions.
Walsmith joined Northrop Grumman in 2016, as vice president of the Integrated National Systems Space ISR Systems division after approximately 30 years with the National Security Agency (NSA). As the NSA’stop acquisition executive, she was a key player in the U.S. Comprehensive National Cyber Initiative (CNCI), and served in senior advisory roles on the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L), Senior Integration Group, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Acquisition Council.
Walsmith earned a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. For significant achievements on behalf of the NSA and the Intelligence Community, shewas recognized with the Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive and Distinguished Executive, the highest awards bestowed on members of the government’s senior executive service. Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, space, strike and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide. Please visit news.northropgrumman.com and follow us on Twitter, @NGCNews, for more information.