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Dr. J. Phillip London

Executive Chairman

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Dr. J. Phillip Jack London
2013 Medalist

Dr. J. Phillip Jack London is Executive Chairman of the Board of CACI International Inc.,a $3.8 billion information technology (IT) and professional services company. CACI is a public corporation listed on the New York Stock Exchange employing over 15,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide. Under Dr. London's forty years of leadership, CACI has grown from a small consulting firm to become a national pacesetter in IT and communications solutions. Dr. London joined CACI in 1972. Elected to CACI's Board of Directors in 1981, Dr. London served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1984 to 2007. Today, Dr. London oversees strategic initiatives and major financial transactions, including CACI's highly successful mergers and acquisitions (M&A) program, which he began in 1992.

Dr. London is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (1959) and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (1967), where he earned, respectively, a Bachelor of Science in naval engineering and a Master of Science in operations research. He holds a doctorate in business administration conferred with distinction from George Washington University (1971)

Dr. London joined the U.S. Navy Reserve in 1971, retiring as a Captain in 1983. During his 12 years of active duty (1959-1971), Captain London served as a naval aviator during the Cuban Missile Crisis and was with the airborne recovery team onboard the USS Randolph in the Caribbean for John Glenn's Freedom 7 space flight in 1962. He later served as Aide and Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chief of the Naval Material Command during the Vietnam War. A designated Naval Aeronautical Engineering Duty Officer, he served as commanding office of aeronautical engineering reserve units with the Naval Air System Command, Washington, DC.

Dr. London has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Albert Einstein Award for Technology Achievement in the Defense Field (2004) and the Association for Corporate Growth Lifetime Award (2008). Since 2002, the Human Resource Leadership Award of Greater Washington has given its annual Ethics in Business Award, named in Dr. London's honor. Dr. London received the prestigious John W. Dixon national award from the Association of the United States Army (2003) for his industry support to the war fighter, and the distinguished Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz national award (2007) from the Navy League of the United States for his industry leadership in serving the U.S. Navy. Dr. London was inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame (2010), the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School Hall of Fame in Monterey, CA (2011), and the industry's Govcon Hall of Fame (2012). The Reserve Officers Association of the United Stated presented Capital London with the Nathan Hale Award for patriotism and service to the military at its 90th anniversary banquet (2013).

Dr. London serves on the Board of Directors for CAUSE -Comfort for America's Uniformed Services, where he has served since the organization's foundation in 2003. He is also the Board of Directors of the U.S. Naval Institute, the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation and the Naval Historical Foundation.

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