Eqlipse taps Helen Soln as proposal ops VP
Eqlipse Technologies, a provider of discriminating products and high‑end engineering solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC), announced on July 10 that Helen Soln has joined the company as vice president of proposal operations. Soln, who joins Eqlipse from Leidos, will be responsible for building, leading, managing, and evolving the company’s proposal development center.
“Helen brings her expertise and proven track record of success to Eqlipse at the perfect moment in the trajectory of our company,” said Dennis Kelly, chief executive officer. “As we grow our highly skilled and highly cleared workforce – and pursue new opportunities within our existing customer base and beyond – Helen is the right person to deliver winning proposals and help Eqlipse achieve our strategic growth objectives.”
Eqlipse supports critical customer needs across the full cyber domain, including cyber, signals intelligence engineering, computer network operations, and software development. The company specializes in developing next-generation systems, solving high-performance big data challenges, and building tailored multi-tier data-driven analytic systems. Eqlipse is also an industry leader in advanced research and development, focusing on photonics, electronics, materials science, and biological and nanoscale technologies.
As VP of proposal operations at Leidos, Soln managed a geographically dispersed proposal organization supporting multibillion-dollar, high volume, strategic, complex, and high-priority capture and proposal efforts for all Leidos business groups. She has also led or managed proposal organizations at GDIT, BAE Systems, Louis Berger, which was acquired by WSP Global in 2018. Soln received a BA in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia and an MBA from John Hopkins University, Carey Business School.
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