Maj Gen Thomas Andersen (USAF, Retired)

Senior Vice President, Government Relations Sierra Nevada Corporation


Tom Andersen retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Major General.  He commanded at all levels and also held key positions on the Air Staff, Joint Staff, Combatant Command Staffs, and in NATO. Tom served as Chief of Staff and Director of Intelligence for U.S. Strategic Command, Director of Plans and Programs and Director of Requirements, Headquarters Air Combat Command.  Just prior to his retirement, he commanded the Air Force’s Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education.


Tom joined Sierra Nevada Corporation in 2013 and serves as the Senior Vice President, Washington DC Operations, where he oversees the company’s Legislative Affairs, Government Relations, and Strategic Communications activities in the National Capital Region.  He also participates with the SNC Board of Advisors and is active in all facets of the Corporation’s planning.


SNC is a privately held, world-class Aerospace and Defense prime systems integrator and electronic systems provider known for its rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions. Since SNC was founded in 1963, the company has a strong tradition in developing and providing high technology electronics, avionics, and communications systems. Investing heavily over the years in people, processes, modern facilities, and the state-of-the-art equipment, SNC continues to enhance its technical advantage to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to exceed its customer's needs.


SNC has a workforce of almost 4,000 personnel and continues to acquire new capabilities as it expands its tradition of excellence into new growth areas of Telemedicine, Nanotechnology, Cyber Security, Electronic Warfare, Net-Centric Operations, Microsatellites and Space Flight.

The company's four Business Areas operate from 33 locations in 19 states and three countries along with numerous customer support sites located throughout the world.


Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

13:00 Network Design, Deployment, and Support from Enterprise to Tactical Edge

Listen to industry experts discuss key factors and experiences in designing, deploying and supporting mission capabilities from the Enterprise to the Tactical Edge in a secure, resilient architecture

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Maj Gen Thomas.

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