QinetiQ North America has appointed Austin Yamada as senior VP for business acquisition in the Mission Solutions Group’s intelligence, security and the space sector. Yamada served for years in the intelligence community before moving to industry.
Most recently, Yamada served as VP for national security strategy at ManTech. Yamada is considered an expert on counter terrorism, counterintelligence, special operations and force protection.
Joe Broadwater, EVP of the Mission Solutions Group’s intelligence, security and space sector, said “Austin bring a rare combination of distinguished government service and a successful career in business development. He also has considerable subject matter expertise in areas we consider core competencies. I think he is exactly the right person to lead our growth in delivering intelligence, defense, security and space solutions.”