Nadia Short

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Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

Nadia D. Short is senior vice president of Strategy and Business Development at General Dynamics Mission Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics. In this role, she is responsible for the company’s overarching growth and capital deployment strategies, including business-capture development.

Previously, Ms. Short was vice president and general manager of the Cyber Systems business area for General Dynamics Mission Systems. She led a diverse organization developing comprehensive cybersecurity mission solutions defending large enterprise and national networks, and critical infrastructure for defense, intelligence, homeland security communities and commercial customers.

Ms. Short has also served as director of Strategy and Business Development for the Information Assurance organization. Her roles also included serving as director of Emerging Business-Capture for the Communication Networks Division and leading the successful business-capture initiatives for the Automated Digital Networks System Increment III, a program within the U.S Navy. Other significant program captures led by Ms. Short include the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical program for the U.S. Army and the Key and Identity Management Increment II program for the National Security Agency.

Prior to joining General Dynamics Mission Systems in 1996, Ms. Short was a Chief Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army Signal Corps commanding the planning and operation of tactically deployed secure voice and data networks. In 1991, she received the Bronze Star medal for her service in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.

Ms. Short has a Master of Business Administration degree and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems.

For additional information, visit General Dynamics Mission Systems at gdmissionsystems.com.

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