Northrop Grumman names new VP, GM of Advanced Concepts & Technologies group

Northrop Grumman has named Thomas Jones vice president and general manager, Advanced Concepts & Technologies, within the company’s Electronic Systems sector.

In his new role, Jones will be in charge of strategic planning, strategic planning, activities and operations, including advanced architectures and advanced technologies.

He will also oversee the shaping of customer research and development, advanced-research relationships with independent laboratories and universities, management of intellectual property and technology partnerships, foundry development, enterprise collaboration for continuous innovation and ensuring the incubation of advanced concepts, Northrop Grumman said in a release.

Jones joined Northrop Grumman in 2011 as vice president, Undersea Systems. Before Northrop Grumman, he held position at other defense companies, Northrop said.

He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Kansas State University.

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