Jeff Snyder

Vice President, Cyber Programs at Raytheon

Jeff Snyder is vice president of Cyber Programs, Raytheon Company. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. In his capacity at Raytheon, Snyder is responsible for guiding Cyber strategy, pipeline growth and shaping mergers and acquisitions to close key Cyber strategic gaps. Over the past 20 years, Snyder has held positions of increasing responsibility involving strategic planning, business development and operations with a variety of high technology firms.

Prior to joining Raytheon, he was vice president, Cyber Programs for CUBIC Corporation, where he formed Cubic Cyber Solutions, Inc. and led an initial cyber acquisition to launch the new subsidiary. He also served as vice president, Business Development, at SAIC Corporation, overseeing marketing, business development, and execution for the firm’s large and diverse information assurance and cyber security business. Snyder serves as senior vice president of Cyber Programs for the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science (CSCSS) a multilateral, international, non-profit organization that conducts independent cyber-centric research, development, and analysis in the areas of cyberspace, cyber defence intelligence, security, and cyber sciences shaping international security policies and cyber security initiatives.

Snyder is active on the AFCEA Cyber Committee, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cyber Committee, the CANSO ATM Security Working Group), the White Hat Gala Charity Planning Committee and the NTSAC Industrial Internet Subcommittee. He is a member of the AFCEA Board of Directors, the AFCEA Mentoring Continuum, and the Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of Central Florida College of Engineering and Computer Science. He currently serves on the President’s Cyber Committee at California Polytechnic State University.

Synder received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He subsequently completed the Navy’s graduate-level Nuclear Engineering program and served with the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer. He taught in the Navy’s graduate nuclear engineering program prior to entering private industry. Snyder earned an MBA at the University of Central Florida.