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October 14, 2020
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At Textron Systems, we are passionate about providing our customers with the support they need to accomplish their missions. Leveraging our proven approach to total life cycle support, our team is able to provide our customers with the operational, logistical and maintenance support required to keep their fleets mission ready.


To listen in to their discussion on our life cycle strategy in current programs and across domains, click here.


Our panelists are subject matter experts in all areas of total life cycle support:


Mike Kieran, ModeratorModerator: Mike Kieran

Mike Kieran is the Senior Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain at Textron Systems as well as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. In this role, he is responsible for supplier management, manufacturing operations, material management, quality assurance, environmental health and safety, and facility management across the Textron Systems enterprise.


Chris Mallon, PanelistChris Mallon

Chris Mallon is Vice President of Programs for the Tactical Mission Systems business at Textron Systems. A member of the Textron Systems team for 21 years, he leads an experienced team responsible for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, including deployed resources and contractor-owned, contractor-operated (COCO) programs with the Aerosonde® Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS).


Kevin Murajda, PanelistKevin Murajda

Kevin Murajda is Senior Director of Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS). In this role, Murajda is responsible for the life-cycle management, including deployed resources and operations, of the Shadow® 200 TUAS programs. As a 13-year Textron Systems team member, Murajda’s previous assignments include a variety of program management roles with increasing responsibility and influence across the business.


Sara Willett, PanelistSara Willett

Sara Willett is Program Director of Ground Robotics. A member of the Textron Systems team since 2005, Willett is responsible for the development and execution of ground robotics products and programs, including the RIPSAW® M5, and development in support of the advanced vehicle programs. Willett’s previous roles include both engineering and program management assignments with increasing levels of responsibility and influence across the business.