Technology Today

2011 Issue 2

Raytheon Leaders

Dan Crowley

Raytheon Leaders

Dan Crowley, President, Network Centric Systems

Dan Crowley is president of Raytheon Network Centric Systems. Before joining NCS in November 2010, he served as chief operating officer for Lockheed Martin's aircraft business. With more than 27 years of experience in aerospace and defense in a variety of senior leadership roles in almost every product area in our industry, Crowley's diverse background is a great fit with the rich mix of programs and products found at NCS. He has a passion for engineering since starting as a cooperative engineering student at age 20. He continues to serve on the Engineering Advisory Board at the University of Texas at Austin where he received both a bachelor's and master's degree in engineering. Crowley also received a master's degree in management from Stanford University as a Sloan Fellow.

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Brian Wells

Meet a Raytheon Leader

Brian Wells, Vice President, Corporate Engineering

Brian Wells is vice president of Corporate Engineering. He oversees the development of engineering processes, tools and practices that enable enterprisewide collaboration in support of Raytheon's growth strategy. He fosters coordination among all businesses to offer customers best value solutions and technologies. Wells' prior leadership positions include Raytheon chief systems engineer, technical director of the Future Naval Capabilities business area, total ship system engineering lead for the Zumwalt program and chief engineer for the CVN-21 warfare system at Integrated Defense Systems.

Wells has been instrumental in defining many firsts for Raytheon processes: Raytheon System Engineering Process, system engineering metrics and system engineering maturity assessment. While manager of Systems Engineering for the Patriot program, Wells led the upgrade of system communications capabilities and tactical ballistic missile defense logic, resulting in today's Patriot Advanced Capabilities-3 system.

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