Ken Campbell

Maxar Technologies
Director, National Security Engagements and Strategic Growth

 Ken Campbell re-joined MAXAR in January 2019 to support corporate strategic planning and business development. Between 2006 and 2015, Ken served in executive level positions with DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, and Spatial Data Analytics – all now part of MAXAR. Besides his private sector experience Ken served in senior executive service positions with the Department of the Army, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (G2) as Director, Counter-Corruption Counter-Threat Finance Intelligence Support Group, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (2017-2018), and as the Deputy Director, Intelligence, Multi-National Forces Iraq (2009-2010). Additionally, he served as the Senior Intelligence Officer for Strategic Intelligence with the Department of Homeland Security (2003-2004), and as a Supervisory Intelligence Officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Counterterrorism Office (1997-2002). Additionally, Ken served with the U.S. Navy as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Officer, retiring in 2000 following a 25-year career during which he operated in theaters spanning Europe, the Middle East, Southwest Asia, East Africa, and the Western Pacific. Ken’s honors and awards in support of national security include the Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award ∙ Department of the Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award ∙ National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal ∙ National Intelligence Certificate of Distinction ∙ Defense Superior Service Medal ∙ Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award) ∙ Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3rd Award) ∙ Navy Achievement Medal ∙ National Defense Medal ∙ Joint Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Somalia) ∙ SouthWest Asia Service Medal (3rd Award) ∙ Humanitarian Service Medal ∙ Kuwait Liberation Medal ∙ Combat Action Ribbon (Somalia) ∙ Joint Meritorious Unit Award ∙ Navy Unit Commendation ∙ Meritorious Unit Commendation (2nd award) ∙Global War on Terrorism Medal ∙ NATO Non Article 5 Campaign Medal/Resolute Support-Afghanistan

Ken holds a BA in political science from San Francisco State University and an MA in national security affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School. A noted authority on counterterrorism and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons, he authored the book “Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism,” has testified before the Senate on Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism issues and has provided expert witness testimony in the prosecution of international terrorists. 

Last updated on: August 5, 2021