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David Papas

Advisor, Washington Cyber Roundtable


Dave currently works for Leidos in their National Security Services Business Development Team. Prior to Leidos Dave was the Senior Vice President of Vencore’s Homeland Security Business, where he was responsible for the daily operations, growth and expansion of their Homeland Security Business.  Before serving in this capacity, Dave was the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Cyveillance™, the commercial cyber intelligence business unit within QinetiQ North America and QinetiQ U.K.  Dave also worked at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and Secure Computing Corporation after he left the Army as a Major in 2000.


Dave has over 20 years of experience in the development, management, and execution of information technology product and services business operations.  His experience includes product and services development, large contract execution, profit / loss management and responsibilities for business in excess of $100M in annual value, and the successful execution of numerous contract pursuits encompassing both Fortune100, large and small business teammates.


Prior to entering into the private business sector in 2000, Dave served 11 years as a commissioned officer in the United States Army, culminating his career as an Information Operations Security Manager for the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, where he was responsible for the creation, initial operational design, and operational standup of the first United States Army CERT World-Wide Operations, and Joint Task Force for Computer Network Defense.  


Dave holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern Mississippi, and is married to his wife Anna of 25 years, they have two children Alexander 23, and Amber 22.

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