Science Applications International Corp. today announced the appointment of Jon Rucker as senior vice president of the company’s Army Business Unit, responsible for leading strategy, business development and program delivery of approximately $1.2 billion annually in solutions and services to a wide range of U.S. Army customers. In his new role, Rucker reports to Bob Genter, president of SAIC’s Defense and Civilian Sector.
Prior to joining SAIC, Rucker held the position of senior vice president of the Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (C3I) Group at CACI. Prior to joining CACI, he spent 20 years in various technical, program management and executive leadership positions at Lockheed Martin.
“Jon is an industry veteran whose experience, customer relationships and knowledge of C3I technology programs will advance SAIC’s success with our Army customers,” said Genter. “I am confident that he will help us to continue delivering value to our Army customers, drive organic growth, scale into key sub-markets, and focus on a new generation of technical talent and capabilities.”
Throughout his career, Rucker has demonstrated strong customer and team relationship-building skills across multiple communities spanning the U.S. federal government, including the Army, Air Force, Navy, Department of Homeland Security, and multiple international institutions.
Rucker holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech, a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins and an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University.