CHANTILLY, Va., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. has named Bob Silsby vice president of its Business and Technology Office, which connects TASC customers to the best technologies to achieve their missions. He joins TASC from the Central Intelligence Agency, where he was a senior intelligence officer assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), serving most recently as technical director and chief executive of the NRO Ground Enterprise Directorate.
"Bob is recognized throughout the intelligence community as a pioneer in overhead reconnaissance, and has deep expertise in national security ground and collections systems," says Dale Luddeke, chief growth officer at TASC. "He will play an important role in showcasing TASC's sophisticated capabilities and ensuring that our customers across all federal markets will have unfettered access to the best TASC has to offer."
While at NRO, Silsby oversaw the formation and execution of policies, strategies, system engineering, acquisition and maintenance of systems related to satellite command and control, mission planning and scheduling, data processing, infrastructure and dissemination functions. He also provided leadership to government agencies and industry in transitioning to an architecture designed to integrate the global intelligence community.
Silsby attended Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the Catholic University of America.
Founded in 1966, TASC, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. With more than 5,000 employees in 40 locations, TASC generates $1.5 billion in annual revenue. For more information and career opportunities, visit our website at www.tasc.com.
Media Contact: Christine Nyirjesy Bragale, TASC Public Relations Manager, [email protected], (703) 653-5996.