John Holly is an experienced senior industry executive and former soldier.
He is currently the President of Davidson Technologies Inc. an award winning, high-technology company. His industry experience includes serving as the Chairman of the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment Management Limited, and Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Martin UK. Prior to moving to London, he was the Vice President of Missile Defense Systems in Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company and the Vice President for Huntsville Operations for Lockheed Martin Corporation, based in Huntsville, Alabama.
Before joining Lockheed Martin, he was the President and Managing Director of Analytical Services Incorporated, a Nationally recognized specialty engineering firm that was acquired by ASRC Federal in 2007.
During a distinguished career in the United States Army, he rose to the rank of Major General leading the development and initial deployment of the National Missile Defense System for the protection of the United States of America against Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM). Additionally, he was the Program Executive Officer for the Army’s Tactical Missile Systems, and the Program Executive Officer for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. His final military assignment was the Deputy Director of the US Missile Defense Agency.
He possesses a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy, and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is a Visiting Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing at Coventry University in the United Kingdom.