Victor Gavin, Cyber Security Expert and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy C41 and Space.
Mr. Gavin specializes in information technology and undersea warfare with a focus on, artificial intelligence and cyber security. Prior to joining SMI’s Senior Advisors, Mr. Gavin was at Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he served as the Head of DoD Strategic Business Development. Before his time at AWS Mr. Gavin served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for C41 and Space from 2016 until 2018. In addition, he spent 6 years at SPAWAR including serving as the PEO for Enterprise Information Systems. Previously, Mr. Gavin was at NAVSEA where he served as both the Executive Director of PEO Littoral Mine Warfare (2008-2011) and the Technical Director of PEO Submarines (2005-2008). At the start of his career Mr. Gavin was a systems engineer at NUWC.
Mr. Gavin has a BS in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and a MS in Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.