Leo Mackay

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Leo Mackay is Senior Vice President – Ethics and Enterprise Assurance, and an elected officer, of Lockheed Martin Corporation. He reports directly to the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and to the Audit Committee Chairman of the Board of Directors. As the Chief Audit Executive, he provides independent assurance and advisory activity to improve the Corporation’s operations. He also oversees Lockheed Martin’s award-winning ethics program; its energy/environment, safety and health programs; its enterprise risk management function; and as Chief Sustainability Officer, ensures responsible growth and global corporate citizenship. He is a board director of LM Ventures: Lockheed Martin’s $4M corporate venture capital arm. He is an independent director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH); and of Ameren (NYSE: AEE); and a former member of Merck’s External Sustainability Advisory Council (219-22).

His previous assignments at Lockheed Martin have included: Senior Vice President, Internal Audit, Ethics & Sustainability (216-18); Vice President, Ethics & Sustainability (211- 216); Vice President, Corporate Domestic Business Development (27-211); President of ICGS, LLC (25-27) – a $1billion joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman with simultaneous service as Lockheed Martin’s Vice President/General Manager of Coast Guard Systems (CGS).

From 23 to 25, Dr. Mackay was Chief Operations Officer (COO) of ACS State Healthcare, LLC in Atlanta, Ga. He was the day-to-day manager of a $65 million business in business process and information technology outsourcing for Medicaid, pharmacy benefit management, decision support services, eligibility verification and child healthcare programs.

Immediately prior, Dr. Mackay was Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs from May 21 to October 23, and a member of the President’s Management Council. As the VA’s second in command, Dr. Mackay was chief operating officer of a $6+ billion, 219, person organization with facilities nationwide administering the US’ largest integrated healthcare system.

Prior to his nomination by President Bush, Dr. Mackay had general management responsibility as Vice President of the Aircraft Services Business Unit at Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., of Ft. Worth, Texas. Previously at Bell, he was Vice President and Director of Product Support for Bell/Agusta Aerospace, an international commercial joint venture.

A 1983 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Dr. Mackay was a Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Midshipman Graduate. He completed pilot training in 1985 graduating at the top of his class and served in Fighter Squadron Eleven flying the F-14. He attended Fighter Weapons School (Topgun); compiled 235 carrier landings; and is a veteran of Operation Earnest Will.

From 1989 to 1993, Dr. Mackay earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University. He was a Kennedy Fellow, Harvard MacArthur Scholar, Graduate Prize Fellow and a Research Fellow at the Center for Science and International Affairs. In 1992, he taught military history and western civilization at the Naval Academy and was a Special Guest Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Following his Naval Academy assignment, Dr. Mackay served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 1993 to 1995 as military assistant to Ashton Carter, then the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Leaving military service in 1995, he joined Lockheed Martin. In 1997, he joined Bell Helicopter.

In 25, he was awarded the Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. In 223, he received the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Concordia Theological Seminary – Ft. Wayne. He received the Exceptional Service Medal from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs (23), and the Dept. of the Treasury’s Medal of Merit (1999). In 212, he was awarded the Black Engineer of the Year Career Achievement Award from US Black Engineer magazine, and in 214 with the Republican National Committee’s Lincoln/Douglass award. Dr. Mackay chaired the Board of Visitors at the Graduate School of Public Affairs of the University of Maryland (28-215) and was Chair of the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Minority Health (24-25). Dr. Mackay is a member of the U.S. Naval Institute, and a former member of the Council on Foreign Relations (1994-22), and Aspen Strategy Group (21-18).