Executive VP, Corporate Operations
Vicki Schmanske serves as Leidos’ Executive Vice President for Corporate Operations where she oversees operational performance and strategic functional initiatives, including those for procurement, execution and mission assurance, enterprise risk, strategy and special projects, real estate, communications and marketing, and security.
Previously, Schmanske was President of the Intelligence Group where she was responsible for providing solutions and services to Intelligence Community agencies. Prior roles include the Leidos Chief Administrative Officer, where she managed key centralized business functions; Deputy President and Chief Operations Officer for Leidos’ Health Group; and Vice President of Operations for Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) programs in the Civil, Defense & Intelligence Solutions lines of business.
Schmanske is an accomplished executive who, throughout her 35 year career, has successfully held roles of increasing responsibility across intelligence, defense, civil and health markets. Her experience includes systems engineering, software and information systems development, program management, and enterprise IT services. She has led teams for complex, critical national missions which include building satellite ground systems for the defense and intelligence community, implementing enterprise IT solutions and services for defense and civil customers, and providing healthcare and life sciences solutions to federal and commercial customers. In 2018, Schmanske received the Corporate Large Market Sector leadership award from Women in Technology, a non-profit organization advancing women in technology through advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring, and technology education.
Schmanske has a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics/computer science from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in information systems from George Washington University. An active member of the community, she serves as the executive leader of the Leidos Washington, D.C. Heart Walk campaign, and is a board member of The Women’s Center and the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation. In addition, she serves on the INSA Advisory Council, is the Leidos Corporate Executive for the University of Virginia, and is a pro-tempore advisor and past president of the University of Virginia Engineering Foundation board of directors.