Mr. Mackiernan has more than 30 years of industry and consulting experience in both government, commercial business development and M&A as well as having P&L responsibility with major enterprises engaged in global markets. He has extensive experience in the aerospace, defense, satellite communications, physical security, public safety as both a senior executive and as a consultant.
Mr. Mackiernan has worked with a wide range of consulting clients including: Mitsubishi, L3Harris, VT iDirect, System Planning Corporation, ViaSat, Gilat Satellite, ViaSat, INDUS, Xerox Federal, NEC, GE, AeroSimulation, Advantor Systems, The Gores Group, Lockheed Martin, Delta Information Systems, GreyScan Pty Ltd, LeoLabs, Mitsubishi Aerospace and Paladin Capital.
He began his career at General Dynamics where he served as GD’s first Corporate Manager of International Development for over 8 years. Since that time, he has successfully served in senior management positions with several major companies including: Corporate VP International with SAIC, VP International with GE Spacenet, Corporate Group President , L-3 Communications and CEO L-3 Satellite Networks, President & CEO of CompuDyne Corporation and President of Jenoptik AG’s North American Public Safety subsidiary.
Mr. Mackiernan holds a B.S. degree from the University of Vermont and an M. Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University.