VP for Tech Solutions, OPS Manager
Maurice Sabado is currently the Vice President of Technology Solutions at Leidos. He has 50 years of engineering and project management experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. Sabado has successfully managed very large projects within the SAIC, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), General Atomics (GA), and Boeing Company.
Sabados expertise ranges across many disciplines including: computational physics and statistics, project management, modern robotics, and renewable energy. Sabado has experience in mechanical and system engineering, including 35 years managing large, high technology programs with diverse stakeholders and customers from: the Department of Defense; Aerospace Companies; National Laboratories; Research Universities; some special purpose U.S. Government Agencies; International Agencies; and private enterprises. He has a strong reputation for creating technology solutions and while applying science and engineering technologies to suit societal and industrial needs.
Sabados major programs include: X-37 (SAR) Hot Surface Control Surfaces, on hypersonic, autonomous applications vehicle and its derivatives; SAIC Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Neutral Particle Beam Integrated Experiment (NPBIE), as the Lockheed/Grumman/SAIC team Chief Systems Engineer, then to McDonald Douglas; IAEA sponsored International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) at UC San Diego; General Atomics Doublet III fusion reactor; the next generation fusion reactor at Princeton (PPPL) Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR); Pulsed Fast Neutron Activation System (PFNA) for Neutron Spectroscopy coupled with X-Ray imaging for the Euroscan System at Eurotunnel; and the Loma Linda University Medical Center Proton Beam Therapy Cancer Treatment System (LLUMC-PBTS).
Sabado supported the formation of the San Diego Regional Network for Homeland Security and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Committee on Homeland Security, and facilitated the San Diego Region Golden Matrix desktop exercise on infrastructure interdependencies. He helped develop the Public Safety Integration Center (PSIC), as the model Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Homeland security interoperability. He has written/delivered more than 100 presentations/papers on homeland security and published over 40 papers on Fusion, Accelerator, and Biomedical Technology. Sabado is an active member of several societies and organizations including: the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Physical Society, and Tau Beta Pi among others.