Corporate Vice President and President
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
Mark Caylor is corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector, a leading global provider of advanced solutions for defense and intelligence customers.
Caylor oversees the development and production of large-scale, mission-critical systems and complex hardware and software products within the U.S. and internationally, in areas such as command, control, computing, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and cybersecurity.
Caylor most recently served as corporate vice president and president, Enterprise Services, and chief strategy officer where he led the company’s Enterprise Shared Services organization, the corporate strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. In his role leading Enterprise Shared Services, he executed all aspects of information technology solutions; information security; service center operations; enterprise resource planning; enterprise accounting and reporting; procurement shared services; the global mobility office; corporate environmental, health and safety; corporate real estate and facilities; corporate security; and flight operations.
He has also served as corporate vice president and treasurer for Northrop Grumman, responsible for ensuring the company’s liquidity and capital structure management. Earlier, Caylor was director of banking and capital markets and assistant treasurer, with responsibility for the development and implementation of the company’s capital deployment strategy including dividends and share repurchase programs. He also served as director of mergers and acquisitions.
Caylor joined Northrop Grumman in 2002 as the director of pricing and cost estimating at the company’s Aerospace Systems sector, formerly known as the Space Technology sector, where he also worked as deputy to the vice president of technology development.
Caylor earned a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in aeronautics and astronautics from the California Institute of Technology, and a master’s degree in business administration from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.
Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees define possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services.