National Security and Government Activities
Steve Nixon is Vice President of National Security and Government Activities. He leads the company's national security business sector and U.S. government relations from Washington D.C. Previously, Nixon served as the Director of Science and Technology and the Chief Technology Officer for the Director of National Intelligence. Prior to his work in intelligence, Nixon served ten years with the U.S. Congress as a professional staff member for the U.S. House of Representatives Defense Appropriations Subcommittee where he reviewed a wide variety of military, research and development, and acquisition programs.
In 2008, Nixon was awarded the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement. He has been recognized as one of the 100 top young engineers in the U.S. by the National Academy of Engineering. In 2005, the National Journal
included him on the "Hill 100" list under the Defense Transformation category, and SpaceNews
named him one of the top 10 people “making a difference” in space.