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Thomas L. Wilson

Sector Vice President, Business, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Tom Wilson is the Sector Vice President, Business Development of Northrop Grumman’s Innovation Systems sector. Mr. Wilson also holds the title of President of Space Logistics LLC. Prior to the acquisition of Orbital ATK by Northrop Grumman,Wilson served as Orbital ATK’s Vice President, Strategy & Business Development of the Space Systems Group.

Mr. Wilson is responsible for the business development performance of the company’s Innovation Systems sector. Mr. Wilson also leads a wholly owned subsidiary, Space Logistics LLC, which is chartered with developing the on-orbit satellite servicing market including the development of a first of a kind autonomous robotic servicing vehicle. Mr. Wilson is responsible for all aspects of P&L execution and customer engagement.

After the merger between ATK and Orbital Sciences, Mr. Wilson also served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Civil and Defense Division of the Orbital ATK Space Systems Group. He also served as Vice President and General Manager of the Space Systems Division at ATK Aerospace Group. In this capacity, he was responsible for the overall management of a team of over 500 employees in Maryland, California, Virginia and Texas.

Previously, Mr. Wilson served as Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and Advanced Systems for the Space Systems Group at ATK. He was responsible for managing and coordinating business development and acquisition strategies, and aligning group capabilities with customer requirements. Mr. Wilson also held key management positions at Swales Aerospace, including Vice President, Corporate Development and Vice President, Space Systems Programs. He has over 15 years of government experience with the Department of Defense, where he was the Staff Director for the Congressional Commission to Assess U.S. National Security Space Management and Organization, held several positions within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and with the Naval Center for Space Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory.

Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland.

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