Modus Operandi Names Jeff Lessner Vice President of Business Development
October 15, 2012
Modus Operandi, a leading software and information integration technology company, has named Jeff Lessner vice president of business development. Mr. Lessner will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s business development efforts, including full oversight of sales and marketing efforts, market analysis, and management of business proposal production. In this position he will be instrumental in working with government customers to transition advanced technology into programs of record.
Mr. Lessner comes to Modus Operandi with more than 25 years of experience representing various-sized companies to customers within the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and Intelligence Community. In these roles, Mr. Lessner was focused on the development, deployment and life cycle management of compute-intensive C4ISR, C2 systems, GEOINT, persistent surveillance, SOA, cloud computing, critical infrastructure protection and storage intensive products and programs.
Mr. Lessner joins Modus Operandi from General Dynamics Advance Information Systems, where he was a senior manager for business development for the Cyber Systems Division, Enterprise Mission Services. As the lead for National Level Intelligence account activity, he was responsible for business development and software applications requirements for numerous government intelligence agencies.
Prior to that position, Mr. Lessner was director of business development for ProLogic, Inc., (now Ultra ProLogic). He was instrumental in the dramatic growth of that defense electronics company’s sales during his tenure. Mr. Lessner has also worked in various management positions at EMC Corp., Array Solutions, and Interactive Circuits & Systems.
Mr. Lessner holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.
“We are very excited to have Jeff join Modus Operandi,” said Rick McNeight, president, Modus Operandi. “He has decades of experience working in all areas of government and military sectors, and has as much technical knowledge as he does marketing and sales, making him a very unique individual. We are confident that Jeff will successfully lead the company’s sales and marketing efforts and help drive our growth to new levels.”