TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE MEMBER BIO
Mr. Billy Jones
VIce President and General Manager
As Vice President and General Manager of DSA’s Integrated Solutions Group, Bill Jones manages the company’s operations in the DC Metro and Midwest Regions. He directs support to DSA’s clients and their customers in building innovative solutions that improve performance in all critical mission areas of the information technology spectrum. He joined DSA in 1995 as a Lead Engineer, was promoted to Program Manager two years later, then Program Director in 2002, and advanced to the position of Vice President in 2005, overseeing DoD Command, Control, Communications, and Computer (C4) Programs for the DC Operation.
Prior to joining DSA, Bill served as a Communications and Electronics Officer in the U.S. Army for twenty years. As Company Commander, he had the responsibility for directing, managing, leading, and coordinating daily operations for a 300 person organization. While assigned to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Bill served as a Project Officer for over $250M of strategic government owned and leased communications transmission systems. He also drafted and managed the $100M Pacific Consolidated Telecommunications Network (PCTN) acquisition and supported the implementation of the Defense Message System (DMS). Bill was recognized as a key project officer and subject matter expert in Pacific Terrestrial Transmission issues. He has more than thirty years’ experience in telecommunications, information systems, defense acquisition, and project management.
He serves as the Executive Vice President of the Fort Belvoir Chapter of the Armed Forces Electronic Communications Association (AFCEA).
Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Computer Science from the University of Maryland and holds a Master of Science Degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Systems Technology – Joint Command, Control, and Communications. In addition, he holds a Master of Science Degree in Systems Engineering – Security Engineering from George Mason University