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Gus Anderson, Colonel (Ret.), US Army, Senior Director, Business Development
Leonardo DRS

Gus Anderson served in the U.S. Army for 29 years as a Telecommunications Corps officer.  During that period he commanded numerous tactical and strategic communications organizations, to include the 509th Signal Battalion, Vicenza, Italy, and the Regional Signal Group SHAPE, NATO HQ (Belgium).   During his military career he also served as an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the United States Military Academy, and as the military speechwriter for two Secretaries of Defense.  He retired as a Colonel in 2008.

Currently Gus Anderson leads DRS’ Global Enterprise Solutions (GES) business development organization.  Gus has been with DRS for 10 years.  His initial assignments were as a program manager, overseeing satellite networks supporting NATO forces in the Balkans; Coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan; and networks supporting other U.S. Federal and International agencies.  In the past several years, Gus’ efforts have turned to business development, helping grow customer and market understanding of DRS’ Information and Communications Technology Ecosystem – a global network that provides secure managed satellite and terrestrial services to major DoD, US Federal, and international agencies.


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