Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) announced former United States Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs W. Scott Gould has joined the company’s Strategic Advisory Board.
Gould is currently the CEO of Mountain Lake Associates, a technology-enabled healthcare services firm.
“We are thrilled to have Scott Gould as a key addition to this team of experts to assist SAIC as we continue to innovate and adapt to the changing needs of our clients,” said Nazzic Keene, CEO of SAIC. “Scott’s experience in the federal government, healthcare services industry and his military service provide him with insight that will be highly beneficial and applicable to our company. His unique skillset greatly complements the abilities of the other members of the Strategic Advisory Board, and we look forward to working with him.”
The company’s Strategic Advisory Board is composed of experienced leaders who bring comprehensive expertise from both industry and the public sector, providing advice and guidance to facilitate growth and innovation at SAIC. Along with Gould, the Strategic Advisory Board is composed of David Norquist, former Department of Defense (DOD) deputy secretary and comptroller; Ellen Lord, former DOD undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment; and Dana Deasy, former DOD chief information officer.
“I’m eager to contribute to SAIC as it continues its vital work in confronting the challenges of tomorrow, especially with regard to health services,” said Gould. “I look forward to working with the company and the rest of the Strategic Advisory Board in helping SAIC continue to thrive.”
The Strategic Advisory Board advises company leaders on customer priorities, acquisition policy and potential disruptions in the environment, as well as possible new growth areas.