Jet Defensor, a 25-year industry veteran with expertise in business development, sales, channel management, marketing and professional services, has joined Reston, Va.-based tech provider Electrosoft as vice president of business development.
He will lead the development and execution of the companyâ€™s business development strategy mainly aimed at securing new federal contracts, Electrosoft said Tuesday.
â€œI am excited to undertake the challenge of achieving Electrosoftâ€™s strategic growth targets for 2019 and beyond,â€ Defensor said.
The new VP added he intends to help Electrosoft continue its growth momentum after itÂ closed 2018 with a 40 percent increase inÂ revenue.
Prior to joining Electrosoft, Defensor held various management roles across the industry, including Defensor Dynamics, Accelera Solutions, ISSTSPi and AS Global.
â€œJet brings a wealth of expertise to this role,â€ such as business expansion and new market penetration, said Sarbari Gupta, president and CEO of Electrosoft.
Gupta said the company aims to increase its annual revenues of $50M and its workforce with 250 new employees by 2022.