Dr. J. Phillip “Jack” London is Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of CACI International Inc (NYSE), a $3.7 billion information technology (IT) and professional services company, employing 16,000 employees in 120 offices worldwide. Fortune magazine consistently ranks CACI as one of the World’s Most Admired Company, and in 2014 was sixth among IT services companies worldwide and one of the top six overall in Virginia. CACI is 13th in Washington Technology’s Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors and a leading employer of veterans. Dr. London oversees strategic initiatives and major financial transactions, including CACI’s highly successful mergers and acquisitions (M&A) program, which he began in 1992. Known as the founder of the modern-era CACI, Dr. London joined the company in 1972 and as Chief Executive Officer (1984 – 2007) grew the company from a small consulting firm to a Fortune 1000 company that he listed on the NYSE in 2002. His dedication to ethical service also took federal contracting to a new level of customer support, strengthening the bonds between industry and government to better serve our country.
Dr. London has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Dixon award from the Association of the United States Army (2003), Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for Government IT Services (2003), the Albert Einstein Award for Technology Achievement in the Defense Fields (2004), the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Earle C. Williams Leadership in Technology Award (2004), the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz award from the Navy League (2007), the Reserve Officers Association’s Nathan Hale Award (2013), the Naval Orders’ Admiral of the Navy George Dewey Award (2013), TechAmerica Foundation’s Corporate Leadership Award (2014), and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Semper Fi Award (2014). Since 2002, the Human Resources Leadership Awards of Greater Washington has given its annual Ethics in Business Award, named in Dr. London’s honor. Dr. London was inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame (2010) and the Halls of Fame for the Arlington, Virginia Chamber of Commerce (2011), the Naval Postgraduate School (2011) and the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards (2012).
Dr. London is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (1959) and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (1967), where he earned, respectively, a Bachelor of Science in naval engineering and a Master of Science in operations research. He holds a doctorate in business administration conferred “with distinction” from George Washington University (1971).
Over 12 years of active duty (1959-1971), Dr. London served as a naval aviator and as Aide and Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chief of the Naval Material Command. In the Navy Reserve (1971-1983), he was a designated Naval Aeronautical Engineering Duty Officer and commanding officer of reserve units with the Naval Air Systems Command, Washington, DC.
Dr. London is the author of Character: The Ultimate Success Factor (2013), which illustrates how good character is the single most important driver for both personal and corporate success. He is also the author of Our Good Name: A Company’s Fight to Defend Its Honor and Get the Truth Told about Abu Ghraib (2008). Proceeds from both books are donated to wounded veterans organizations.
Dr. London currently serves on the Board of Directors for CAUSE (Comfort for America’s Uniformed Services), the Navy Memorial Foundation, the Naval Historical Foundation, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the Center for Security Policy.
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