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BAE Systems Inc. has named Dr. Ravi Ravichandran as vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) for the company’s Intelligence & Security sector.
As CTO, he drives the development, integration, and transition of next-generation solutions that advance the company’s current programs and future technology pursuits.
“Ravi’s technical and business experience is a great asset to our company and our customers,” says Al Whitmore, president of the BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector. “As we advance our systems integration capabilities, he will focus on expanding our cutting-edge technologies in artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud computing, data analytics, enterprise IT modernization, and system sustainment.”
Dr. Ravichandran’s more than 25 years of experience has focused on technology innovation, prototype development, and product transition to franchise programs. His work has been granted patents and featured in books and academic journals. He has received many awards from BAE Systems and was selected as Technology Solutions “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2012. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
BAE Systems delivers a broad range of services and solutions enabling militaries and governments to successfully carry out their respective missions. The company provides large-scale systems engineering, integration, and sustainment services across air, land, sea, space, and cyber domains. BAE Systems takes pride in its support of national security and those who serve.