CACI names new COO for U.S. operations

New executive comes from Northrop Grumman

Daniel D. Allen has joined CACI International Inc. as chief operating officer for the company’s U.S. operations.

He will oversee the company’s four main business groups: National Solutions, Transformation Solutions, Enterprise Technologies and Services and Mission Systems.

Allen has nearly 30 years of progressively responsible organizational leadership positions within the intelligence and information technology industry.

Allen comes to CACI from Northrop Grumman Corp., where he served as sector vice president and general manager of the Intelligence Systems Division, the largest division in Northrop Grumman's Information Systems Sector.

His Northrop Grumman division focused on providing specialized intelligence systems, operations, and enterprise IT services to the intelligence community. It delivered cyberspace systems and operations to intelligence, Defense Department and federal civilian clients, and oversaw Northrop Grumman internal Information Security Operations.

In addition to growing revenue, his achievements included delivering continuous margin improvement and executing successful mergers and acquisitions activities.

Allen also served as senior vice president and deputy to the president of General Dynamics Information Technology, where he led the delivery of enterprise services to the intelligence, DOD, federal, civilian, commercial, and international markets.

His experience also includes management positions at GTE Government Systems Corp. and TRW, where he began his career as a software engineer.

Allen has a master's degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University and a master's degree in national resource strategy from the National Defense University.

CACI, of Arlington, Va., ranks No. 16 on Washington Technology’s 2010 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

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