Joseph Leonelli is currently the vice president of strategic initiatives at Raytheon’s Applied Signal Technology. In this role, Leonelli leads the corporate strategy for new business growth, marketing and communications.
Previous to this, Leonelli served as vice president of the company’s intelligence and electronic warfare systems division following the consolidation of the corporate tactical signals intelligence capabilities.
Prior, he was vice president of the wireless communication systems division.
Leonelli joined AST in 2005 as vice president of the homeland defense division in connection with the Company’s acquisition of Dynamics Technology.
Before his service at DTI and Raytheon AST, Leonelli held multiple leadership positions at General Dynamics, Veridian Corporation, and the Battelle Memorial Institute.
His 25-year career in the defense industry began as an officer in the U.S. Army and was assigned to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. He continued military service in the United States Army Reserves and retired in 2006 as a colonel.
Leonelli is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Association of the United States Army, National Defense Industrial Association and the Advanced Technical Intelligence Association.