Organization provides cybersecurity, physical security and information services products
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 2, 2011 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has named Dewey Houck vice president and general manager of the company's Information Solutions organization. Houck was formerly vice president of the Intelligence Systems Group within Information Solutions.
Houck will report to Roger Krone, president of the Network & Space Systems division of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS). He will be responsible for directing BDS' cybersecurity, physical security and information services programs, with the goal of increasing productivity and mission success for government and commercial customers.
"Dewey's extensive technical background and demonstrated leadership will ensure both the continuity and the success of Boeing's commitment to our government and commercial customers' critical security requirements," said Krone. "With the recent opening of Boeing's Cyber Engagement Center, Dewey will take us to the next step -- working with our customers to develop the innovative solutions needed to protect critical networks, infrastructure and mobile environments."
In his previous role as vice president of the Intelligence Systems Group, Houck was responsible for the horizontal integration of the Intelligence Community through deployment of information sharing technologies and the development of information management components for more effective intelligence planning and analysis.
Houck joined the company in 2000 when Boeing acquired Autometric Inc., where he was vice president of Technology Development. He is a Boeing Senior Technical Fellow and holds Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in civil engineering, with specialization in photogrammetry and geodesy, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
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