Technology Today

2011 Issue 1

Leaders Corner


Tom Kennedy

Leaders Corner

Tom Kennedy, President, Integrated Defense Systems

Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy is a Raytheon Company vice president and president of Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business. Before joining IDS in June 2010, Kennedy served as vice president for Tactical Airborne Systems within Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business. In this capacity, he was responsible for the overall strategic direction and operation of the organization. Previously, Kennedy served as vice president for SAS Mission Systems Integration. Earlier in his Raytheon career, he was a new business leader and program manager for several radar and electronic warfare systems development programs. He holds several patents related to radar and electronic warfare systems, and received the Aviation Week Laureate Award in 2003.

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Luis Izquierdo

Meet a New Raytheon Leader

Luis Izquierdo, Vice President, Corporate Operations


Luis Izquierdo is Raytheon's vice president of corporate Operations, responsible for developing and executing the company's enterprise operations vision and strategy. As chair of the corporate Operations Council, he leads key strategic manufacturing and business initiatives and co-leads corporate initiatives related to energy and environmental sustainability and real estate utilization. Before assuming his current role in August 2009, Izquierdo held many engineering and leadership positions throughout a defense and aerospace career spanning more than 30 years.

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