As the former President of L-3 National Security Solutions (NSS), Les Rose brings decades of experience leading multi-million and billion dollar global organizations to his role as CEO of TelaForce.
While at NSS, Les ran a business segment with $1.2B in annual revenue and 4,000+ employees. NSS delivered best-in-class integrated solutions for complex defense and intelligence customers that span across cyber, intelligence, enterprise/mission IT, command and control, big data, and integrated security. While in this role, he drove efforts to continuously improve and optimize the delivery of new capabilities and proprietary technologies to top customers including government agencies.
Prior to becoming President of L-3 NSS, Les was President of L-3 STRATIS, one of the largest divisions of the global defense leader. Before 2005, he held various leadership roles at Titan and BTG including President of operational organizations, all with direct P&L oversight.
In addition to his extensive leadership, engineering, and technology background, Les is also a Retired Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army Corps of Engineers where he held high-profile engineering leadership positions with engagements in Europe, Far East, and Central America. Les holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan and currently resides in Ashburn, Virginia.