Senior Advisory Board Member
Dr. J. Phillip London
Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Board
CACI International Inc.
After serving as CACI's president and chief executive officer for 23 years, Dr. London stepped out of the CEO role to become executive chairman on July 1, 2007. In this position, he oversees strategic initiatives to ensure shareholder value, advance client missions, cultivate key client relationships and monitor major financial transactions, including CACI's legacy mergers and acquisitions (M&A) program that Dr. London began in 1992. He joined CACI in 1972 and was elected president and CEO in 1984 and chairman of the board in 1990.
Under Dr. London's leadership, CACI has grown from a small professional services consulting firm to become a Fortune 1000 company and international pacesetter in information solutions and services. CACI operations today are worldwide and global in nature, and Dr. London is known throughout the industry as the founder of the modern-day CACI.
Dr. London's numerous career awards include the John W. Dixon Award from the Association of the U.S. Army for outstanding contributions to America's defense, and the U.S. Navy League's Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award for exemplary contributions to U.S. maritime strength and national security. He was inducted as a laureate into the Greater Washington Business Hall of Fame in 2010, and in 2011 was inducted into the Halls of Fame of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, Calif., and the Arlington Chamber of Commerce in Arlington, Va. He is also the recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Government IT Services, the Northern Virginia Technology Council's Earl C. Williams Award for Leadership in Technology, the KPMG Peat Marwick High Tech Entrepreneur Award and the Albert Einstein Award for Technology Achievement in the Defense Field. In addition, Dr. London has been recognized by the Human Resources Leadership Awards of Greater Washington through the establishment of its Dr. J.P. London Award for Promoting Ethical Behavior, which was named in his honor.
Dr. London serves on the boards of the U.S. Naval Institute, the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation and the Naval Historical Foundation. Formerly, he served as a director and member of the executive committee of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and the Northern Virginia Technology Council, where he had been a member of the senior advisory board. He is a member of the National Military Intelligence Association, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, the Association of the U.S. Army, the Navy League, the Naval Order of the U.S.A. and the American Legion.
Dr. London is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (1959) and the 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 The George Washington University (1971). A naval aviator, Dr. London saw 24 years of military service, including 12 years of active duty as a regular officer in the U.S. Navy and 12 years in the U.S. Navy Reserve, retiring with the rank of captain.