Peraton appoints Michael King as chief growth officer

Peraton of Herndon, VA has announced the appointment of Michael King as chief growth officer, effective March 19, 2018.

In this new role, King will have full responsibility for developing and executing all aspects of Peraton’s growth strategy, including business development, capture, proposal operations, strategic pricing, customer engagement, and mergers and acquisitions. In partnership with the chief technology officer and executive leadership team, he will ensure Peraton’s deep technology capabilities are proactively aligned and architected to match customers’ current and future mission requirements.

Peraton’s president and CEO, Stu Shea, said, “Michael is a true visionary in our industry and understands the importance of delivering differentiated value to each of our customers.” Shea continued, “Michael’s extensive understanding of Peraton’s customers and his broad experience in implementing sustainable growth strategies make him an ideal leader to advance Peraton’s growth objectives.”

King joins Peraton from Northrop Grumman where he most recently served as vice president, business development, for its Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions division. In that role he led the business development, capture, proposal and customer engagement efforts in support of a more than $1B portfolio focused on delivering full-spectrum cyber, data management, and mission-enabling intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions to government customers around the world.

Prior to this role, he served as vice president, business development, for Northrop Grumman’s former Civil division where he had responsibility for leading the division’s customer relationships, business development, and growth objectives. Earlier in his career, King held senior leadership roles in strategy, account management, and sales supporting cyber, civil, state and local, and commercial portfolios.

King earned a bachelor’s degree in business from James Madison University. He was appointed to the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) board of advisors in 2018 and currently serves as treasurer of the IJIS Institute’s board of directors.

Source: Peraton