Dr. John J. Fratamico
Chief Technology Officer, Leidos
John J. Fratamico, Jr., Ph.D., is the Chief Technology Officer at Leidos. In this capacity, he oversees the Offices of Technology and Engineering, which conducts research and development across all markets to unlock potential scientific discoveries or improvements in technology. He is responsible for development of foundational technology for Advanced Sensors, Data Science, Cyber, Software Development, Logistics, Enterprise IT and Systems Engineering. He is also responsible for technology strategy, combining these foundational technologies into differentiated solutions for markets as diverse as C4ISR, Health Information and Homeland Security. Prior to the Leidos merger with Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions business, Fratamico served as the president of the Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group (SRG) at Leidos, where he led more than 2,500 technical specialists in areas of multi-spectral data fusion; airborne, ground and maritime intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance; collection and processing systems; advanced sensor design and associated training; and command & control.
Fratamico is a member of the USAF Scientific Advisory Board, and Chairman of the Council of Advisors to the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering. Within the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (San Diego Chapter), he has served as chairman of the Microwave Theory and Technique Society and the Antennas and Propagation Society. He has also served as an instructor of extension courses at the University of California in Los Angeles. Fratamico earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). During his tenure at MIT, he was selected as a Fellow of the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.