Interview with Mr. Scott Davis - Perspectives of Acquisition Leaders (PALs)
From Thomas Bagwell
The guest speaker for today’s session Mr. Scott Davis, who serves as the Vice President for Ground Vehicles, Combat Mission Systems, BAE. He is responsible for directing and leading the design, development, and manufacture of combat vehicles systems for the Army and other international customers.
Prior to that, he served as the vice president for Combat Vehicles and Armaments at Cypress International, Inc. Additionally, he worked as an Army civilian for 31 years including two past assignments as a Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems and the PEO for Combat Support and Combat Service Support. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves retiring at the rank of Colonel.
Mr. Davis will share his insights on the challenges facing DOD, execution of Army acquisition programs and interaction between DOD and industry, workforce development, and experiences from his time as an Army officer and from his deployment to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom.