BigBear.ai Appoints Tony Barrett as President of Cyber ​​and Engineering Industry

BigBear.ai has announced that the company has appointed Tony Barrett as president of the cyber and engineering sector.

In this role, Barrett will drive the growth of BigBear.ai’s federal market by developing and deploying technical expertise and innovative solutions in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), cybersecurity and agile development to drive new customers while providing first-class customer service.

Previously, Barrett was Senior Vice President of the Integrated Defense Solutions Business Unit in the Cyber ​​and Engineering Sector for BigBear.ai, serving the United States Air Force and the Department of Homeland Security. Earlier in his career, Barrett served for more than two decades with the Marine Corps intelligence agency, as an analyst and intelligence officer.

In the 11 years since Barrett retired from the Marines, he has applied the principles of leadership, planning, and decision-making learned in both peacetime and combat to achieve the business objectives at Modus Operandi and PCI, which BigBear.ai launched in 2021. acquired. In less than three years at PCI, he played a pivotal role in winning new customers, quadrupling revenue and staff, and serving the Department of Defense.

“Tony’s broad experience in the defense and intelligence communities, unparalleled work ethic and proven success made him the obvious choice for this promotion to president of the cyber and engineering sector,” said Sam Gordy, president of the Federal Market and Chief of Operations director of BigBear.ai. “As BigBear.ai continues to grow as a company, we are building a strong roster of results-driven leaders who can advance our mission by earning customer trust. Tony embodies these principles with his infectious energy, data-driven approach, uncompromising integrity and uncanny ability to empower people to do their best work. We are excited to see the new heights Tony will reach in this role.”

“BigBear.ai’s cyber and engineering sector is a critical resource for the federal government as it increases adoption of emerging technologies to solve complex problems,” said Barrett. “Our advanced services and solutions are breaking new ground and revolutionizing the way data is analyzed and decisions made in extremely high-stakes environments. It is a great honor to lead so many talented people who deliver incomparable value to our customers. Most importantly, I am laser focused to ensure that our Cyber ​​and Engineering division is an industry example of innovation, service delivery and customer satisfaction.”

Nearly a quarter of BigBear.ai’s employees are military veterans, including Barrett and Gordy. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, Barrett has spent years helping veterans transition from active duty to civilian life.

In 2020, he founded the Veteran’s Command Post, a veteran-focused Employee Resource Group (ERG) at BigBear.ai. As executive sponsor and chairman of the group, he leads veteran charity campaigns, information sessions to help veterans navigate complex government benefit systems, and leadership programs to help experienced employees advance their skills and career path at BigBear.ai.

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