Leslie Andresen
2016, 2015

Leslie Andresen

General Dynamics Mission Systems
Director, Strategy and Integration

Ms. Andresen is the Director of Strategy and Integration for the Cyber Systems Division of General Dynamics Mission Systems. In that role, she is responsible for advancing technological achievements in national security systems, and determines the direction, technology roadmaps, investments and commercial partnerships required to meet the demands of customers chartered with securing critical military, government and infrastructure networks.
Ms. Andresen has 30 years of experience in software and systems engineering, cryptography, secure voice and data communications technologies, enterprise security management, Cybersecurity, and integration of mobile and cloud based solutions. She has led numerous cross-Industry and cross-Government teams supporting the Department of Defense, NATO and the Department of Homeland Security. Most recently, she has led related efforts for the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative and the DoD Commercial Solutions for Classified Mobility initiatives, focused on applying cutting edge technologies to meet cyber defense and secure mobility mission needs. She is also a voting member of the Trusted Computing Group and has supported multiple efforts for the Enduring Security Framework and NIST Special Publication guidelines on device integrity and mitigation of advance persistent and insider threat.
Ms. Andresen has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.