Dr. Taylor W. LawrenceVice President, Raytheon Company, USA
Dr. Taylor Lawrence is a Raytheon Company Vice President and President of its Missile Systems business –– a position he assumed in July 2008.
Prior to leading Raytheon Missile Systems, Dr. Lawrence served as Raytheon’s Vice President of Engineering, Technology and Mission Assurance. In that role he guided the company’s vision and provided corporate leadership in the strategic areas of technology and research, engineering, operations, performance excellence, Raytheon Six Sigma and Mission Assurance.
Dr. Lawrence joined Raytheon in April 2006, after seven years with Northrop Grumman, where he rose to the position of Sector Vice President and General Manager of the C4ISR & Space Sensors Division.
Before Northrop Grumman, he was staff director for the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence, and was the deputy director of the Information Systems Office at DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).
Dr. Lawrence holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the California Institute of Technology and a master’s and Ph.D. in applied physics from Stanford University.