Terry Phillips has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Leidos, a science and technology firm. Phillips will be responsible for leading, managing and directing the activities of the Leidos Global Security Organization. He will also oversee the company's compliance with U.S. and foreign government national security standards.
Prior to joining Leidos, Phillips served as Executive Director of the Air Force's Office of Special Projects, housed in the Office of Special Investigations. His primary responsibility consisted of managing global enterprise security strategies for the U.S. Air Force, Space Force and select Department of Defense (DoD) Special Access Programs (SAP). Phillips also served as the Director of Counterintelligence for the United States European Command, directing counterintelligence strategy and operations for 53 countries in Europe, Caucasus and Levant.
Phillips holds Masters' degrees in Education Administration and National Resource Strategies from Chapman University and National Defense University, respectively. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal for service in Kirkuk, Iraq.